Cultist Simulator is finding more followers to worship the old gods, this time though with a shiny new package.
Developer Weather Factory has announced that their BAFTA-nominated strategy game will be netting a new Anthology Edition. This jam-packed product will include the original game, all of the games DLC, and an original soundtrack featuring all fifteen musical tracks remastered for players.
Cultist Simulator: Anthology Edition will also include upcoming story pack DLC, the Priest, and Ghoul packs. According to Weather Factory, the Priest pack will introduce players to a brand new, mysterious religion filled with overly zealous practitioners, while the Ghoul pack will focus on a "nocturnal bodysnatcher who just really needs those corpses for definitely acceptable things."
Weather Factory announcement indicated they will be releasing Cultist Simulator: Anthology Edition on Steam, GOG and the Humble Store on May 30th with a 15% discount, bringing the total to $33.11 for the whole package.
Released last year, Cultist Simulator is a challenging strategy card game that focuses on a personal narrative as players secretly try to worship strange and alien gods. Thematically based on the Lovecraftian-Cthulhu Mythos, Cultist Simulator is challenging, requiring trial and error to navigate the intricate web of co-conspirators as you aspire to summon the old gods once more. If you want to learn more about it, check out our review.
The release of the Anthology Edition and the final two DLC packs will mark the end of core support for Cultist Simulator, according to Weather Factory. Overall, it has been a success for the company, with them previously announcing it passing 100 000 sales and that was before it was included in Humble Monthly. The developers, however, have announced that they are currently working on their next title. While no official details have been given at this time, Weather Factory is promising to share more info their next game between now and May 30th. Previously they've listed the three projects they are debating working on as having the codenames Ophir, Procopius, and That Damn Library Game.
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