Management Sim 'Planet Zoo: Console Edition' Now Available on Consoles

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Developer Frontier Developments has announced that their creative zoo management simulation title ‘Planet Zoo: Console Edition’ is now available on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series consoles. A port of the PC title released back in 2019, this version of the game is complete with over 4 years’ worth of features, content, and animals. The game will retail starting at 49.99 USD/39.99 GBP for the game’s base edition and a pre-order bonus featuring the Pygmy Hippopotamus, Thomson’s Gazelle, and Komodo Dragon is still available for grabs.

Per the game’s store description:

Build a world for wildlife with Planet Zoo: Console Edition. From the developers of Planet Coaster and Zoo Tycoon, the ultimate zoo simulator is arriving on console.

Experience the award winning, BAFTA nominated Planet Zoo on Console!
Build a world for wildlife with Planet Zoo: Console Edition. From the developers of Planet Coaster and Zoo Tycoon, the ultimate zoo simulator is arriving on console. Planet Zoo brings controller support that puts powerful creative tools at your fingertips and includes years’ worth of features, content, and animals from the celebrated PC video game’s free updates.

Planet Zoo: Console Edition features an incredible array of authentic animals who think, feel, and explore the world you design around them. Create unique habitats and vast landscapes, and make meaningful choices to nurture animals as you construct and manage the world’s wildest zoos using intuitive console controls. Pick up and play across four engaging game modes: embark on a globe-trotting campaign in career mode, build a network of connected zoos in Franchise mode, put your skills to the test in Challenge mode, or let your imagination run wild in the freedom of Sandbox mode.

Simulation Runs Wild
Meet a world of beautiful, realistic animals. From playful lion cubs to mighty elephants, every animal in Planet Zoo is a thinking, feeling individual with a distinctive look and personality of their own. Craft detailed habitats to bring your animals’ natural environments to life, research and manage each species to allow them to thrive, and help your animals raise families to ensure their future generations.

Meaningful Management
Manage an amazing living world that responds to every decision you make. Focus on the big picture or go hands-on and control the smallest details. Thrill visitors with iconic exhibits, develop your zoo with new research, and release new generations of your animals back into the wild. Your choices come alive in a world where animal welfare and conservation comes first.

Limitless Creativity
Planet Zoo’s intuitive creative controls let you effortlessly make your zoo unique with piece-by-piece construction tools. Every creative decision you make impacts the lives of your animals and the experience of your visitors. Let your imagination run wild as you dig lakes and rivers, raise hills and mountains, carve paths and caves, and build stunning zoos with a choice of unique themes and hundreds of building components.

Share & Inspire
Join a connected community with console cross-platform and share the world’s most creative habitats, scenery, and even whole zoos on the Frontier Workshop. See your own designs appear in zoos around the world or discover fresh new content from the Planet Zoo community every day.

Have a gander at the reveal trailer and screenshots below for more details on Planet Zoo: Console Edition.