It seems to be like Facepunch Studios’ multiplayer survival recreation, Rust, will likely be headed to consoles earlier than we expect. Following a prolonged interval of silence and subsequent delay, the sport was rated for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB).

ESRB awarded Rust a Mature (17+) ranking, with the next abstract:

This is a multiplayer first-person survival recreation through which gamers compete to outlive in a hostile setting. Players discover the open-world setting, collect assets, create weapons (e.g., spears, machine weapons, explosives), and defend themselves from wild animals and different gamers. Players can assault and kill enemies in frenetic fight, with profitable hits leading to massive splashes of blood. Players can hold taking pictures animals or people on the bottom (i.e., postmortem harm), accompanied by massive blood-splatter results. Battles are highlighted by practical gunfire and explosions. When human enemies are killed, they are often harvested for physique elements and cooked for meals.

Rust has not been rated for the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S, and there’s no phrase on a current-gen launch both.

Rust‘s console ports were teased back in 2014 and were officially announced in 2019. Towards the end of last year, Facepunch said that the release would be delayed, citing challenges stemming from Covid-19 as part of the reason for the delay.

Rust first released on Steam as an early access title in 2013, and was fully released in 2018. It remains popular on the platform, and earned over $1 million in a single day twice last week.

We’ll replace our readers when a console launch date is introduced.

[Source: ESRB]