New 'Planet Coaster: Console Edition' trailer introduces us to the developers

Planet Coaster
Planet Coaster (Image credit: Frontier Developments)

What you need to know

  • Planet Coaster is a critically-acclaimed rollercoaster-building simulator.
  • It's been quite popular on PC for years.
  • It's finally coming to consoles in Holiday 2020.
  • Xbox Series X should get the game around the time it launches.

Recently, Frontier Developments announced that Planet Coaster: Console Edition is launching simultaneously as an enhanced version for both Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5, plus Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Today, the team released a new video where the developers talk about the project. You can take a look at it below.

Allow us to introduce you to the makers of Planet Coaster: Console Edition. In our debut video, a few members of the talented team behind the game give a glimpse into the exciting things in store for players this Holiday season. Build and manage your way to coaster-creating fame! Deep physics-based systems mean you're in for the ride of your life, so dream big and build bigger as you create your coaster park empire.

We've played the game on PC and it's quite addictive. It's one of the best simulators out there, so if you're on Xbox One or Xbox Series X, be sure to check it out towards the end of the year. Let's hope the team has nailed the console controls.



Asher Madan

Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.