Publisher Overseer Games announced on April 19th, a city construction simulation game set on the seabed.Aquatic“announced. It will be developed by Digital Reef Games and will be released in the fall of 2022 for PC (Steam). The teaser trailer is open to the public.
The stage of “Aquatico” is in the near future. It is a city builder game that depicts the struggle of humankind to move their place of residence to the seabed because the surface of the earth has been devastated and is no longer suitable as a living environment for humankind. The basic game mechanics is similar to the orthodox city construction game, and we will utilize human resources to acquire construction resources, expand production facilities, expand the living area, and acquire further resources. At the same time, it is necessary to take measures to protect the city from the dangers peculiar to the seabed while responding to the demands of the residents of the seabed city. There are also exploration elements, and if you succeed, you can get various bonuses.
Since the stage is in the near future, advanced automation systems such as submarines, drones, and robots will also appear. These technologies will be unlocked by advancing research in the research tree. There is also a scenario mode that depicts the mysterious contact between humanity and the undersea world while achieving goals that are in line with the story.
Publisher Overseer Games released the medieval city builder game Boss last year. Compared to the previous work, which was a very orthodox city construction simulation, this work is challenging the science fiction theme of “undersea city in the near future”. You can expect what kind of new gaming experience the unique settings will lead to.
“Aquatico” will be released for PC (Steam) in the fall of 2022.