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Planet Coaster

Rating Summary

Based on 55 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

85

Top Critic Average

90%

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Based on 55 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PCNov 17, 2016

Developer: Frontier Developments

Genre: Simulation

Create, build, share, and experience the greatest coaster parks. Planet Coaster is the next leap for coaster park simulation games, created by the team behind the genre’s benchmark. We’re giving you the best design tools, crafting the deepest management simulation and bringing your parks to life with crowds you’ll love to thrill. We’re giving you total freedom to make your park unique and connecting you to a global village where the world can share your creativity. Planet Coaster is the game we’ve dreamed of making. We hope you’ll join us for the ride.
Teaser: Launch Trailer - Planet Coaster thumbnail

Teaser: Launch Trailer - Planet Coaster

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Better than RollerCoaster Tycoon World, but doesn't do much to innovate on the formula.

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Despite lacklustre management options, Frontier creates one of the finest park construction simulators yet.

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IGN

8.5 / 10.0
T.J. Hafer

While it may not be an amazing capitalism simulator, Planet Coaster is a fantastic theme park-building sandbox that rarely ever took an idea I had and told me, "No, you can't do that."

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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
8 / 10
Metro GameCentral

The best theme park sim of the modern era, even if a few underdeveloped elements mean it's not quite the ultimate roller coaster ride yet.

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Recent News

Planet Coaster: Console Edition zooms to Xbox One in 2020

Planet Coaster: Console Edition zooms to Xbox One in 2020

Planet Coaster is bringing the coaster building sim fun to consoles in 2020. The game will launch on both Xbox One and PlayStation 4, bringing all of the content from the PC version with it.

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Planet Zoo gets a closed beta on September 24

Planet Zoo gets a closed beta on September 24

The following is a true zoo story. Planet Zoo will be holding a closed beta from September 24 to October 8 for people who have preordered it.

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Planet Coaster: Ghostbusters DLC will haunt your park soon

Planet Coaster: Ghostbusters DLC will haunt your park soon

Play a narrative campaign with Dan Aykroyd lending a hand.

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Planet Coaster is getting a Ghostbusters expansion

Planet Coaster is getting a Ghostbusters expansion

Theme Parker Jr.

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The Ghostbusters Are Coming To Planet Coaster

The Ghostbusters Are Coming To Planet Coaster

Ghosts have taken over your coaster park! So, who you gonna call?

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The Ghostbusters coming to Planet Coaster in bizarre DLC crossover

The Ghostbusters coming to Planet Coaster in bizarre DLC crossover

New campaign will include the busting of actual in-game ghosts

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Planet Coaster is getting Ghostbusters content and Dan Aykroyd

Planet Coaster is getting Ghostbusters content and Dan Aykroyd

Planet Coaster is soon going to offer you the tools to build the Ghostbusters theme park of your dreams.

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Frontier Developments’ next tycoon sim is Planet Zoo, coming this fall

Frontier Developments’ next tycoon sim is Planet Zoo, coming this fall

Following 2013’s Zoo Tycoon and last year’s Jurassic Park: Evolution

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Planet Zoo is a Sim From the Creators of Planet Coaster in the Style of Zoo Tycoon

Planet Zoo is a Sim From the Creators of Planet Coaster in the Style of Zoo Tycoon

We're going to the zoo. How about you?

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Planet Coaster Creators Reveal Spiritual Successor To Zoo Tycoon

Planet Coaster Creators Reveal Spiritual Successor To Zoo Tycoon

You can buy a zoo this fall.

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