Surviving Mars Green Planet and Project Laika DLC releases in Linux, Mac and Windows PC games. Thanks to Paradox Interactive and Haemimont Games. The new DLC’s are available on Steam, GOG, Humble Store and Paradox.
So now players can purchase Surviving Mars: Green Planet and Project Laika for $19.99 and $5.99 MSRP respectively. There is also the Green Planet Plus bundle. This includes both for $23.90 USD.
Also, to celebrate Green Planet’s launch. All Surviving Mars owners can download the free Armstrong update. This also adds landscaping tools and new special projects. As well as additional buildings and a revamped Research UI. Putting more into the survival management game.
So now you can see terraforming in action. Available for Linux, Mac and Windows PC. Reimagine life on Mars in Surviving Mars: Green Planet’s launch trailer.
Surviving Mars Green Planet Release Trailer (Linux, Mac and Windows PC)
Surviving Mars: Green Planet is the second major expansion for the game. Since this gives players the power to turn the Red Planet green. So you can open the domes. Thanks to the introduction of Terraforming Parameters.
These Terraforming Parameters also add new layers of strategic depth. Since Surviving Mars is affected by new terraforming buildings. Also completing special projects. While seeding vegetation across the planet’s surface. Hoping to make Mars capable of supporting human life. A
dditionally, Mars has become pet friendly with the Project Laika animal pack that brings a variety of pets and livestock to the alien world — but keep an eye on those pets because some of your colonists’ companions may surprise you.
Check out the Surviving Mars: Green Planet feature breakdown. Also the new gameplay features in action.
The free Armstrong update continues the mission to enhance the core. Improving the Surviving Mars experience for everyone. Armstrong adds a host of gameplay features. Including landscaping tools. This allow players to change the topology of the planet’s surface. Doing so to fit their needs.
Armstrong Update includes:
- 5 Landscaping Tools and Buildings: Flatten terrain, create ramps, change surface texture, and construct rock formations to fit your colony’s needs. Landscaping does not require research and is available at the start of the game. Make sure you monitor your resources while landscaping the planet. All that displaced rock and dirt has to go somewhere in Surviving Mars!
- 3 Special Projects: Now you can capture meteors, launch high-speed comm satellites, and even launch a SETI satellite. These special projects become available when the first batch of Planetary Anomalies gets discovered and do not require previous research.
- 2 New Buildings: Players can build a Large Dumping Site and Rocket Construction Site for their colonies. The Large Dumping Site is available right away and gives you a place to put all the excess Waste Rock while the Rocket Construction Site allows you to build rockets after you have researched Advanced Rocketry.
- 20 New Events: These events add more variety at the early stages of Surviving Mars. So be on the lookout!
- New Research UI: Revamped research interface.
Surviving Mars: Green Planet features include:
- Terraforming: Terraform Mars and make the hostile planet habitable for humanity. Each decision you make while managing your colony. That can affect the Terraforming Parameters. Since this includes Atmosphere, Temperature, Water, and Vegetation. Also this ideally brings them closer to habitable levels. Monitor your progress on a planetary scale. Doing so with the Planetary Overview UI. Once you’ve made the atmosphere breathable. Open the domes and let your colonists breathe Martian air!
- Green Mars: Seed the surface in Surviving Mars with various lichen. Also grass, shrubs, or trees and watch as they begin to turn the Red Planet green. Low maintenance plants like Lichen can improve the soil quality. Helping more complex plants grow while Trees produce high seed yields for your colony to harvest. Be sure to monitor your soil quality levels. Keep your plants healthy and growing.
- Special Projects: Take on seven challenging Special Projects. Such as melting the polar caps. Also capturing ice asteroids and launching a space mirror. Begin shifting the Terraforming Parameters. Be careful, these projects will have a lasting impact on the planet. They will also trigger natural disasters!
- 7 New Terraforming Buildings: Construct seven new buildings. This can also help you terraform the planet or capitalize on the changes. Use the GHG factory to release greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere. Use the Forestation Plant to boost vegetation production. The Surviving Mars Water Pump can fill a man made lake bed, and more.
- Climate Calamities: Terraforming a planet can have unexpected consequences. So if you release too many greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere. You can trigger acid rain which reduces soil quality. Or if an asteroid slams into the planet. This will cause a Mars quake that can disrupt your colony’s production.
Project Laika includes:
- Animal Farm: Breed up to eight different farm animals in the Martian Pastures. Including Cows, Chickens, Pigs, and more. Farm animals can be raised for food in the new In-Dome Ranches. Or Outside Ranches, depending on their size. Which can consume more water than crops.
- Martian’s Best Friend: Animal Pack features 25 different pets. All ranging from your usual suspects like cats and dogs. Even rabbits, all the way to some unexpected critters. Such as llamas, penguins and platypuses. Once you terraform the planet enough. Pets will go outside to explore nearby bushes and trees.
The Surviving Mars releases the season pass on Linux, Mac, Windows PC. Which includes the Green Planet expansion. Also the Project Laika animal pack. The Armstrong update is free to all players who own Surviving Mars.
Players can purchase Surviving Mars: Green Planet and Project Laika for $19.99 USD and $5.99 USD respectively. The Green Planet Plus bundle includes both for $23.90 USD. Available for Linux, Mac and Windows PC. Available on Steam, GOG, Humble Store and Paradox