Frontier Developments has released the first gameplay trailer for Planet Coaster: Console Edition which shows glimpses of what players will be doing. There are shots of changing the colours of theme park decorations, placements of paths, fountains, and entertainers. There is a quick look at adjusting building facades, and the different working people that will be helping to keep the park running from maintenance, cleaners, and security.
Planet Coaster was first announced for consoles late last year, and then there was confirmation that Planet Coaster: Console Edition will be released on PS5 and Xbox Series X alongside the current generation of consoles. When the announcement was made Frontier Developments said:
This is a huge celebration for us at Frontier, as it’s our first title coming to the next generation of consoles. That hardware will bring some amazing advances in technology, and we’re honoured to be a part of that exciting new development in the gaming industry. With that in mind we will be moving our launch date to Holiday 2020, in order for everyone to enjoy Planet Coaster: Console Edition at the same time, no matter which console you choose to play on! We cannot wait to share more with you; we will soon have additional exciting news for you, so please do expect more regular updates and fun community activities from the team!
In the Planet Coaster review, Dave wrote:
Planet Coaster feels like a step into more modern times for the genre. There are bugbears when it comes to the camera and the subsequent patience required to build your perfect theme park, but should one have the stamina to intricately design features for their park, the possibilities are nigh on endless. Managing can feel simplistic at times, but for those who want to have the amusement park of their dreams, even if they use mods from Steam Workshop to supplement their masterpiece, Planet Coaster has it in spades. Now if only the rides could be viewed in VR…
You can read the Planet Coaster review here.