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Grounded teases its first content update, changes release date to August 26

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What you need to know

  • Grounded is a microscopic co-op survival game from Obsidian Entertainment.
  • The game has already achieved a ton of popularity, even while in early access.
  • Its first content update was set to release on August 27, per a previous community announcement.
  • Now, it's been revealed that the update is actually landing on August 26, one day earlier.

If you were patiently waiting for Grounded's first content update for its Early Access and Game Preview to land on its original release date of August 27, we have some great news for you today. The Grounded team took to their Twitter account and shared a quick video announcing that Grounded's very first content drop would actually be coming on August 26, 2020, a whole day earlier than originally expected.

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Now, this isn't the biggest news in the world, of course, but it does show that the Obsidian team working on Grounded is well on schedule, and that they're confident enough to push out the update even earlier than expected, which is awesome to see. It's also great timing, as many Grounded players are starting to get past the point of basic tools and weapons and are looking for more content to slake their thirst.

We're not certain what all Grounded's first content drop will include at this time, but hopefully Grounded gets more missions and objectives for players to complete, which is ultimately where the game falls short at the moment. Perhaps some hints are included in the short teaser video (are those sprig fences we spy?). We're excited to find out right alongside the rest of you on (now) August 26, 2020.

Have you been enjoying Grounded? What do you hope they add in the first content drop? Let us know in the comments below!

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Zachary Boddy
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Zachary Boddy is the Minecraft Expert and a News Writer for Windows Central, Android Central, and iMore. They have been gaming and writing for most of their life, and have been freelancing for Windows Central and its sister sites since 2019, with a focus on Xbox and PC gaming. You can find Zachary on Twitter @BoddyZachary.

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  • I'm surprised no one is commenting on this. It is an excellent game with unlimited potential. I'm hoping for some Random Events that put the player(s) in almost a frantic shock and requires action to survive. I.e., rain storms that can flood for a temporary amount of time, requiring players to seek shelter above ground level. Maybe even the home owner mowing the lawn, requiring players to anchor down their shelters. Releasing a dog that becomes an almost hide and seek event. Etc....point is, great game.