Planet Zoo: Africa + 1.6 Update Coming June 22

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Frontier Developments announced today an exciting new expansion for the ultimate zoo simulation, Planet ZooInspired by Africa’s diverse cultures and rich ecosystems, Planet Zoo: Africa Pack arrives on Steam on June 22, 2021 for a suggested retail price of $9.99.

Packed full of new content for zookeepers to test their skills, Planet Zoo: Africa Pack introduces a selection of extraordinary animals to the game. The sociable Meerkat – a sought after fan-favorite sure to delight guests as they create their tunnel homes using an authentic new digging behavior; the endearing Fennec Fox, whose small stature and enormous ears help it to stay cool on the African plains; the amazing African Penguin, whose fun side comes out to play with the new Disco Ball enrichment item; and the striking Southern White Rhinoceros. Alongside the four new habitat animals available in Planet Zoo: Africa Pack is the Sacred Scarab Beetle exhibit animal. Zoo guests will watch in amazement as these impressive insects roll their signature dung balls.

In addition to this exciting range of creatures, there will be 180 new pieces of scenery inspired by the colorful architecture of North Africa. Zookeepers can use everything from mudbrick, vivid mosaic tiles, brightly painted benches, and a wide range of new foliage, including tall green palm trees, to create immersive experiences for their guests as they take in the continent’s rich culture.

Also included in the pack is a brand new timed scenario, which unfolds in a secluded oasis bazaar. Things could get heated, as players work to solve problems and transform a struggling attraction into the perfect environment for both animals and guests. Planet Zoo: Africa Pack launches alongside a free base-game update that brings a range of extras and improvements. This includes behavior updates, habitat webcams, vista points, and a free Timed Scenario set in gorgeous Guatemala. For full details of the free content update check out the developer’s site.

Please note the Planet Zoo: Africa Pack requires the Planet Zoo base game in order to download and play. Planet Zoo is available now on Steam with an RRP of $44.99, Planet Zoo Deluxe Edition RRP for £42.99 / $54.99 / €54.99 or the Planet Zoo Deluxe Upgrade Pack for $11.99.

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