What you need to know

  • Planet Coaster is making the jump from PC to consoles.
  • The coaster sim game is headed to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in 2020.
  • For now, you can pick up Planet Coaster for PC on Steam for $45.

If you've been craving a solid roller coaster sim, the biggest one out there is headed to consoles next year. As part of Microsoft's X019 celebration today, Frontier Developments announced that a console version of Planet Coaster will hit Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in 2020.

"The living, breathing world of Planet Coaster combines physics driven realism, piece by piece construction and advanced simulation to offer control over every aspect of a park," Frontier Developments plc said in a press release. "The challenging yet rewarding sim tasks players to be the boss as they create the park of their dreams, full of thrills, chills and spills."

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When it arrives on consoles, Planet Coaster will bring with it all of the free content that has been added since its launch on PC, Frontier Developments said in a blog post. In the game, you can build a theme park in any way you see fit in a bid to give your visitors the thrill of their lives.

There's no precise release date yet for Planet Coaster: Console Edition, but we should hear more as we head into 2020. For now, you can try Planet Coaster on PC by picking it up for $45 on Steam.

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