Team17 has announced that The Escapists is getting a co-op spin-off title in 2020 called The Survivalists. The game will launch next year on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC.
It will launch on all platforms digitally sometime in early 2020. For now you can check out the debut trailer and read more about the game below.
The Survivalists is a strategy, survival-lite sandbox combining crafting, building, and monkey training(!) that will see players battle against the forces of nature across procedurally-generated islands filled with different and perilous biomes, and uncover the riches—and puzzles—in temples filled with loot.
Featuring islands teeming with life and adversaries, The Survivalists takes place in a rich world that never stands still, with a day/night cycle, a broad range of animals including boars, big cats, and sharks, as well as deadly fanatics highly skilled in combat. To help with survival, the game includes a mimic system that allows players to train the local monkey population to gather resources, build structures, or even fight off threats, while a deep and comprehensive crafting system offers tantalizing objects and weapons to unlock and develop.
In addition to surviving solo, The Survivalists dares players to work together in collaborative and session-based, online co-operative multiplayer.