The hardcore multiplayer survival recreation Rust is coming to PlayStation four and Xbox One on May 21, developer Double Eleven introduced Friday.
This model of the Windows PC recreation initially developed by Facepunch Studios is called Rust Console Edition — it’s primarily based on the PC model, however was designed by Double Eleven as a “separate experience.” Mark South, chief working officer at Double Eleven, assured followers in a information release that it’s nonetheless the “Rust as people know it.”
An article on Double Eleven’s website goes into extra depth on how the PC and console variations will differ. Just just like the PC recreation, the Console Edition might be up to date usually with new and present content material from Facepunch “as well as our own improvements,” stated Double Eleven. However, the 2 studios will keep separate replace schedules. The studio stated that it believes the Console Edition’s replace roadmap “will provide an optimal player experience while gradually introducing players to the vast amount of game play and content that makes Rust an incredible experience.”
Rust launched in Steam Early Access in 2013 and boasts eight million complete gamers; a single world helps as much as 100 gamers. The multiplayer element is a core a part of the sport, pitting individuals in opposition to one another as every particular person struggles to outlive in a desolate post-apocalyptic surroundings. While the sport is understood for its steep studying curve and ruthlessness with gamers, it just lately obtained a set of “softcore servers” — making it simpler for newbies to leap in.
Rust Console Edition will assist cross-play between PS4 and Xbox One, a Double Eleven consultant confirmed to Polygon. However, console and PC gamers won’t be able to play collectively — which is smart, because it’s probably not the identical recreation throughout PC and consoles.
The console editions of Rust for PlayStation four and Xbox One are available for pre-order now.