Frostpunk 2 is getting a beta this month

Frostpunk 2

11 bit studios has announced Frostpunk 2 is getting a playable beta this month that will give players a first chance at trying the game.

The new Frostpunk 2 beta is kicking off on April 15th and will run until the 22nd for an entire week, and will start at 7PM CEST / 1PM EDT / 10AM PDT.

Players can expect the new Frostpunk 2 beta (via Steam) to include a glimpse at the ambitious sequel, and a part of the sandbox mode called the Utopia Builder Preview.

Here’s a rundown on the new sequel:

The game takes place 30 years after the apocalyptic blizzard that has taken place in Frostpunk. Earth is still overwhelmed by the neverending frost and harsh, icy climate. You play as the leader of a resource-hungry metropolis where expansion and internal conflicts are an unavoidable reality. It’s up to you to make decisions about your City’s future and face their consequences.

In Frostpunk 2 you can build your City on a new scale by creating entire districts with different purposes. Make sure that all parts of the City work well together as well as research technologies that will set the direction for your citizens’ progress.


  • Revisit the Frostland 30 years after the Great Storm and face a new deadly threat to your City’s future – human nature
  • Build your City on a new scale by creating entire districts with different purposes: industrial, scientific, etc.
  • Ensure that all parts of the City work in unison with each other like cogs of a giant, resource-hungry machine
  • Erect The Council building where you’ll forge laws of the growing metropolis
  • Navigate between different factions and their ideas for the future, try to tame their ambitions as well as unrestrained thirst for power
  • Research technologies that will change the face of your City


As the City grows, creating and passing new laws becomes a more complex matter. The people slowly divide into factions with different, often contradictory visions of the future.

The Council is a place where these ideas clash, sometimes violently. It’s your role as a Steward to ensure that the city will not fall because of those conflicts. Manage emerging crises while at the same time steering humanity towards a new destiny.

Frostpunk 2 launches on July 25th for Windows PC (via SteamGOG, and the Epic Games Store), and will be on PC Game Pass day one. The Xbox Series X|S and PS5 ports are coming later.



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