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The Survivalists Announced, Online Co-Op Beta Available Now For Steam Game Festival: Summer Edition

The Survivalists

Team17 Digital have announced The Survivalists, along with its co-op beta being available right now, will be during the Steam Game Festival: Summer Edition.

In this co-op sandbox game, players are stuck on an abandoned island, and must survive through crafting and even training the local monkeys to help you. Players can also go treasure hunting in ruins. The game’s online co-op beta is also available now for a limited time via the Steam Summer Festival.

You can find the official reveal trailer below.

You can find the full rundown (via Steam) below.


A WORLD OF ADVENTURE

The island is alive! Your newfound home will change with day/night cycles as you explore and uncover its secrets. Hunt (or be hunted by!) animals for food and an array of mythical enemies, who aren’t necessarily pleased to see you. Get quests from a Mysterious Stranger or find them washed up on the shore. Prepare to trek into a procedurally generated wilderness, with a variety of biomes, for an adventure that’s unique to every player.

BUILD TOGETHER, SURVIVE TOGETHER

Finding the perils of island life too much or just looking to share your building expertise with friends? The Survivalists has you covered! Complete joint adventures, gain loot, trade and ultimately survive together and as you and up to three fellow castaways explore fantastical islands.

MONKEY SEE, MONKEY DO

If you’re in need of a builder, a lumberjack or even a soldier, the monkeys on the island can be tamed and trained to help you with everyday tasks or back you up on raids to a fanatic camp! The Mimic System means a wide variety of functions can be performed by your cheeky new friends, with monkey management becoming key to surviving the island’s challenges.

GET CRAFTY

The secret to survival is to make the most of the resources around you. Whether that’s piecing together a primitive axe to chop wood or mixing up a refreshing fruit smoothie to keep the hunger at bay, you can discover recipes and expand your options across food, item or structure crafting trees.

RUN THE GAUNTLET

Looking for an epic sword to hang on your hut wall or want to lay waste to encroaching hostiles? What you seek could be in one of the many temples scattered around the island. However, getting your hands on the loot won’t be easy so any would-be raiders will need to prepare for their treasure hunting escapades.


The Survivalists launches 2020 for Windows PC (via Steam).

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