Planet Coaster Winter Update!

Bo Marit

Lead Community Manager
Staff member
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Hi everyone,

With the weather getting colder and the holidays drawing closer, it’s the perfect time to release our all-new FREE Winter Update for you to enjoy!

The Winter Update will be going live today and will automatically become available to you via a Steam update.

This seasonal gift contains the following festive treats – there is something for everyone, so check out the update notes below!

New Rides
• Collider! The winner of our community poll with 41.57% of the votes - a retro sci-fi ride with 20 swinging gondolas on a horizontal Ferris Wheel that rises to an angle of 87 degrees.
• Bumpin Derby; a long-time favourite has found its way into Planet Coaster! Give a fist bump to these bonkers bumper cars!

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Management Improvements
• Macro management features added; in the Attraction and Shops tab you can globally set prices, sync shops and open/close attractions.
• There is now an ‘All Staff’ view, which lets you change their salary, training level, roster, and workload all at once!
• You can now also place multiple staff members of the same type simultaneously in your parks!
• Ride/Coaster prestige is now shown on the Info panel and changes with time (initially decreasing and then increasing as the ride gains classic status.) Prestige is also communicated in the form of guest thoughts and notifications.
• A recently used tab has now been added to each browser category.
• A delete path button makes it that it’s easier to change around your pathing!

Three new Scenarios!
Festive King Coaster’s Crackers will let you earn up to nine more stars – be sure to think about your ride prestige...

New Shops
• Cosmic Cow Ice Cream; get some actual snow cones!
• Gulpee Soda; joining the Gulpee family!
• Missy Good; donut worry, be happy! Missy Good’s sugary goodness will cheer you right up!
• Pipshot; a healthy alternative to the fast food goodness – and there’s three of them! Pipshot Water, Pipshot Juice, and Pipshot Smoothie are going to blow your guests’ minds.
• Pizza Pen; get it while it’s hot and cheesy!

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Winter Theme and Scenery Objects
• Snow/Ice Biome; it’s getting chilly in your park! Explore this beautiful Arctic biome in Sandbox or Challenge mode.
• Snow Objects; create realistic snow-covered areas and build your own snowman!
• Gingerbread wall set; we can’t wait to see the creative gingerbread houses you can build in-game!
• Winter Scenery; decorate your park with a lovely Christmas tree or a carolling choir.
• Festive King Coaster is your latest addition to the Entertainer family!

New Transport/Tracked Rides
• Sleigh Ride; jingle all the way with these tracked snowy sliders!
• Iron Horse; a new transport ride for your park visitors to choo around your area.

New Coaster Blueprints
• Screamer (the American Arrow)
• Lycanthrope (Werewolf)
• The Hunt (Pioneer)
• Frenzy (Rage)
• Trailer Blazer (Aethon)

More – see the build notes for full details. Includes:
• Pressing F5 now transports you back into the game rather than the menu.
• Stability improvements
• Balance
• Bug fixing

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We hope all of you enjoy this incredible, free Winter Update, and we’re looking forward to seeing all your winter-themed Workshop items appear. PLEASE send your creations to community@frontier.co.uk with the subject “Winter Workshop Wonderland” and you might be featured on our 24 hour long Festive Charity livestream on December 19!
 
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Joël

Volunteer Ambassador
Volunteer Moderator
#TeamFrontierDoesItAgain

Thank you Bo for the update ! <3
 
we cannot wait for this update and we saw the live stream OMG it just looks so beautiful and that christmas tree made out of iced gems wow must of taken about 2 hours to makw that
 
Might seem like a dumb question, but is all the winter stuff permanent? Just asking because some games release seasonal updates that go away once that season is over.

Please tell me I'm wrong, I'd hate to think that all that work went into designing these new items and rides, only for them to go away after a month.
 
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Lovely, can't wait to check out the new stuff, nice surprise was 'Bumber Cars', wasn't expecting that so soon, that's one 'Classic' I can now tick off.....still miss the 'Helter Skelter' mind + a few others, maybe in the Spring with the 'expansion pack' hey [big grin]

Not to criticize, but I find it strange the 'Guests' aren't wearing 'Winter' clothing for the new 'Arctic' map....T-Shirts, and Shorts...really [ugh]
 
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Lovely, can't wait to check out the new stuff, nice surprise was 'Bumber Cars', wasn't expecting that so soon, that's one 'Classic' I can now tick off.....still miss the 'Helter Skelter' mind + a few others, maybe in the Spring with the 'expansion pack' hey [big grin]

Not to criticize, but I find it strange the 'Guests' aren't wearing 'Winter' clothing for the new 'Arctic' map....T-Shirts, and Shorts...really [ugh]
Maybe they are Canadian..and are use to the cold....
 
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