Core Keeper announces Shimmering Frontier content update

Core Keeper

Explore a sparkling new environment in Core Keeper‘s new free update.

Core Keeper is available on Microsoft Windows (through Steam’s Early Access). The Shimmering Frontier update is set to release October 4, 2023.

You can view the announcement and trailer below:

Discover a glistening new environment and explore a sparkling crystal realm in Core Keeper’s ‘Shimmering Frontier’ update, the next major content update for the acclaimed mining sandbox adventure game, coming as a free update on October 4th.

Shimmering Frontier takes explorers on a voyage deep within a new crystal-based biome, where they’ll get to discover a brand new Solarite ore and craft brand new equipment. Get to grips with the powerful Roofing Gadget, a new tool that can be used to crack through the ceiling above to create beams of sunlight, or wield the Obliteration Ray, a destructive laser drill that can mine through walls faster than any other equipment in the game.

Keep your eyes peeled for new enemies, creatures and characters, including the crystal-mimicking Mimite, creepy crawly Nilipede and giant Crystal Snails roaming the frontier. Breed cattle to farm your own livestock, speak to the Crystal Merchant to discover brand new items to trade, and discover new Solarite-enhanced equipment, including an improved Mining Pick, Fishing Rod, Sword and Crossbow.

Put your combat skills to the test in all-new battle events, arena-based combat scenarios where the most courageous can walk away with impressive rewards. Find over 50 new pieces of armour and equipment, including the Larva Fang necklace capable of leeching HP from your enemies, a Trench Coat that increases your inventory space, and many more.

Upgrade your gear for the very first time with the brand new Upgrade Station to level up your favourite weapons and tools. Defeat the Atlantean Worm, a colossal new optional boss that lurks underwater in the Sunken Sea biome, and discover brand new weapons, including the new Razor Flake, Shard Club and the gooey Slime Staff.

Alongside the new content, players can expect to find a host of new quality of life improvements, including performance optimisations, improved water physics, new player customisation options, 6 additional Steam achievements and more.

You can check out our hands-on preview of Core Keeper here.

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