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Core Keeper gets a Quality of Love update

core keeper gets a quality of love update goes live for the game on linux and windows pc

Core Keeper gets a Quality of Love update goes live for the game on Linux and Windows PC. Which is yet again the result of the constant work of developer Pugstorm. Which is available on both Steam and Humble Store with 85% Very Positive reviews.

Romance is blooming in Core Keeper’s caverns with the launch of the ‘Quality of Love’ update. This is also a major new update for the hit mining sandbox adventure game available now.

Feel the love in the air with a range of free seasonal Valentine’s content. As well as other permanent new features. Including the addition of fully playable musical instruments for the very first time. Plus guest music tracks from indie titles Owlboy and Cook, Serve, Delicious! 3?!. Players will also spot brand new character customization options. While offering more upgrades to the Core Keeper lighting and visuals.

NEW SEASONAL CONTENT: From now until February 28, the Quality of Love update lets you collect love letters. All while picking up a Valentine’s Crafting Table from the Seasonal Merchant. This is due to unlock a range of new Valentine’s items. Equip yourself with the Cupid Bow and charm your enemies to stop them from attacking. You can also don a Cupid Tunic to buff your health and ranged attack speed. Give a Valentine Ring to that special explorer in your life. Open Valentine’s presents to receive special surprises. You can also settle down for a romantic evening in with Valentine’s Candles, a Heart-Shaped Rug, and the Distilled Love health potion.

Core Keeper — New Render Pipeline (Linux, Windows PC)

NEW PERMANENT CONTENT: Introduced permanently with the Quality of Love update. So now explorers can express themselves with music by crafting and playing musical instruments. Letting you choose from an ocarina, harp, flute, and cello. Due to compose your own music, or get together with friends online. Then form the world’s most underground orchestras. Core Keeper players can also find and collect sheet music to input into music stands. This will allow them to auto play looping melodies. Including fan favourite tracks from indie hits Owlboy and Cook, Serve, Delicious! 3?!.

Other permanent new features include the Magic Mirror. Due to let players customise their character at any time. A Loom Workbench that players can use to craft brand new items to wear like an Explorer’s Hat and Wedding Dress. Added character customization options. These include never seen before hairstyles and clothing colours. Plus the ability to equip your character with multiple equipment presets.

NEW VISUAL IMPROVEMENTS: the Quality of Love update also brings upgrades to Core Keeper lighting and shadows. All thanks to the introduction of a brand new rendering pipeline.

Underground Setting Changes:

Raymarched shadows greatly overhaul the look of the Core Keeper underground settings. Along with far more realistic lighting effects. Including upgrades to shadow spread and shadows that react to simulated light paths. These better display objects in the game world. A rework of the game’s indirect lighting system also allows for emissive surfaces to generate light. As well as increase light spread to deliver better visual quality. More graphical options introduced in the Quality of Love update. Including bloom and screen space ambient occlusion. You can also toggle this on and off in the game’s settings.

Core Keeper has over 1 million units already sold across Linux and Windows PC. While offering a 1-8 player mining sandbox adventure in an ancient cavern of creatures, treasures, and trinkets. Mine relics and resources to build your base, craft new equipment, and survive. Defeat giant monsters, discover hidden secrets, farm crops, go fishing, and cook new recipes. Explore a procedurally generated underground world to unravel the mystery of the ancient core.

Core Keeper gets a Quality of Love update is out now for Linux and Windows PC. The game is available on both Steam and Humble Store. Priced at $12.99 USD / £10.99 / 12,99€. Which is also Steam Deck Verified.

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