Railway Empire – Complete Collection Announced; Launches August 7 For PC, PS4, Xbox One

Railway Empire

Kalypso Media have announced Railway Empire – Complete Collection for Windows PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

Railway Empire is a business management game about establishing a railway tycoon in the 1830s, and extends into the 20th century. The game features dozens of historic locomotives, and a variety of scenarios based on the height of railroad expansion in North America.

The game has received 8 DLC packs since it launched in January 2018 that expand the game to other continents, including Australia and Europe. Railway Empire – Complete Collection will be a bundle pack that includes the base game, the numerous free content patches and updates, and all 8 DLC packs.

You can find the announcement trailer below.

You can find a rundown of the game (via GOG) below:

United States, 1830: ‘The New World’ is in its ascendancy. Industry is booming, and the race is on to establish the most dominant and powerful rail empire in all of North America. It’s time to outthink and outmaneuver your competitors as you lead your company into the 20th century!

In Railway Empire, you will create an elaborate and wide-ranging rail network, purchase over 40 different trains modelled in extraordinary detail, and buy or build railway stations, maintenance buildings, factories and tourist attractions to keep your travel network ahead of the competition. You’ll also need to hire and manage your workforce if you want to ensure an efficient train service, whilst also develop over 300 technologies ranging from mechanical improvements to the trains themselves to workplace infrastructures and advanced amenities as you progress through five eras of technological innovations.

However, you can’t just build and research your way to the top – the competition never sleeps, and to keep your business on track you’ll have to survive against up to three rival tycoons. To get to the top you may have to resort to more cutthroat tactics as you attack and sabotage your opponents through raids and industrial espionage.

  • Exploit the economic opportunities of the United States in an extensive campaign, working your way step by step from coast to coast across this great continent.
  • Lead your Railway Empire to success by establishing a comprehensive rail network and optimizing transportation of passengers and goods.
  • Master challenges and objectives through a range of scenarios, or create your perfect railway network in construction mode without any financial pressure.
  • Over 40 historically accurate locomotives and more than 30 different wagons can be acquired over the course of the game, and must be put to use in the best way in order to take advantage of their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Invest in over 300 new technologies across five different eras to progress and maximize the potential of your rail network.
  • Compete with up to three rival companies, and even sabotage their efforts with the use of bandits and spies.

Railway Empire – Complete Collection will release August 7th for Windows PC, Linux (both via GOG, and Steam), PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The standard game is also available on Nintendo Switch.

Image: Steam

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