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Planet Zoo Heads to Australia Later This Month

August 20, 2020 1:59 PM

By: Robert N. Adams

 

The Planet Zoo: Australia Pack will be taking players to Straya later this summer, bringing koalas, woos, and all sorts of other delights to the delightful zoo tycoon game from Frontier Developments.

If you haven't yet played Planet Zoo, you've missed out on a deep and rich zoo tycoon that challenges you to build the best zoo while also educating players. It's barely been out for a year and the developers have already announced that another DLC pack is on the way!

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Check out the Planet Zoo: Australia Pack Announce Trailer to see some of the new animals and scenery in motion!

As one might expect, the Australia Pack DLC will be adding in animals, scenery, and more with an Australian theme. Additionally, a new kind of "timed scenario" is being added to the game, challenging players to meet a set of goals against the clock.

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Of course, one of the highlights will also be the five new animals added to the game with this DLC. What are the new animals in the Planet Zoo: Australia Pack?

  • Koala
  • Red Kangaroo
  • Dingo
  • Southern Cassowary
  • Eastern  Blue-Tongued Lizard

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When is the Planet Zoo: Australia Pack Release Date?

Games like Planet Zoo could always do with more content — when is the Planet Zoo: Australia Pack release date?

The Planet Zoo: Australia Pack release date is August 25, 2020, according to a news post on the game's Steam Community page. As with Frontier's other game Planet Coaster, all players will be getting some free content with the update even if they don't pick up this DLC.

You'll be able to buy the Planet Zoo: Australia pack for $9.99/£7.99/€9.99 when it launches later this month; for now, you can add the DLC to your wishlist on Steam. If you don't yet own Planet Zoo, you can buy it on Steam starting at $44.99 or your regional equivalent.

What do you think of the new content being added to Planet Zoo with its Australia Pack DLC? Are there any animals you feel Frontier Developments should have added to the game with this pack? Let us know in the comments below!

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Developer
Frontier Developments
Publisher
Frontier Developments
Platforms
PC
Release Date
November 05,2019
Genre
Strategy, Simulation
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