Prison Architect has seen some artistic concepts over the previous yr or so, and the third expansion takes issues in one other new route. Going Green, which launches January 28, introduces agriculture and all of the challenges that go together with it, together with some new issues specific to the jail setting.

At the highest of the checklist is farming, a brand new sort of jail labour. You can develop potatoes, wheat, apples, and different crops, and both use these as uncooked supplies in your kitchens or promote them as exports. There are new rooms to accommodate the agricultural exercise: orchards, fields, and vegetable plots outside, in addition to pantries and sheds for storage.

Prisoners can work in your farming plots, and people who have a inexperienced thumb can develop flowers as a pastime – it will assist enhance their temper and provides them constructive recreation time. But you’ll need to be careful, since not everyone seems to be in it purely for the love of nature: entry to gardening means some enterprising inmates will discover methods to brew booze, whereas others will stake out backyard plots as gang turf.

Here’s the trailer:

Not inexperienced sufficient? Well, Going Green additionally introduces new renewable power sources like photo voltaic and wind, and you’ll promote any extra power you produce again onto the grid for a tidy revenue – which is definitely the way it works in lots of areas of the United States in actual life.

Alongside the paid expansion, Paradox can also be launching a free content material replace referred to as The Glasshouse. This provides a set of latest fine details: there are new K9 models named Shepherd and Bowtie Bandit, plus new objects, quickrooms, and neighborhood enhancements. You’ll additionally have the ability to set up recycling programs and photo voltaic lighting, and a number of other community-requested enhancements have been made to the dump and demolition instruments.

It’s one other new spherical of upgrades and new package for one among our favorite management games, so that you’ll wish to begin getting ready so as to add some greenspace to your establishment immediately.