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Jul 01, 2024

Crate Entertainment celebrates Early Access milestones for Farthest Frontier as it heads towards its 1.0 release


From Press Release:

Farthest Frontier, the survival city-builder from Crate Entertainment, has shared a roadmap leading up to its full release. Since launching into Early Access, the game has sold over 1 million copies, amassed over 1.5 million wishlists, and garnered thousands of Very Positive reviews on Steam. This roadmap outlines the exciting major features players can expect on the path to its 1.0 launch. During the Steam Summer Sale, there will be a 20% discount on Farthest Frontier, so there’s never been a better time to jump into the game before it heads out of Early Access.

Roadmap Notes:

  • v0.9.3: Expect significantly improved performance in the game’s first (but not last) optimization update!

    • Major optimization improvements, with internal tests showing up to 100% improved framerates in settlements with over 2,000 villagers

    • Rebalanced the pace of the game for a more relaxed experience at 1x speed.

    • Increased desirability and entertainment radius for more flexible town planning

    • New combat controls, including easier military company selection, improved archer AI, and a new Retreat to Garrison button.

  • v0.9.4: Reach new heights in the tier 5 housing update!

    • Upgrade your Shelters to awe-inspiring manors and elevate your town’s grandeur.

    • Upgrade the bakery to a prestigious pastry shop and fulfill your people’s desires for new luxuries.

  • v0.9.5: Expand your horizons in the gameplay and quality-of-life update!

    • Navigate your settlement and the surrounding wilderness as you prepare for incoming raiders with the new minimap.

    • Expertly manage your farms with a dedicated Crop Summary window.

    • Be rewarded for exploration by exploiting lost salvage sites.

  • v0.9.6: Take control of the game and bring your town to life in the simulation update!

    • Villagers will have voice lines and spend their well-deserved downtime relaxing and interacting with your town, making it feel more alive. Say goodbye to mindless wandering!

    • Craft your ideal gameplay experience with an overhauled custom game mode, where you get to decide exactly how you want to play!

  • v1.0: Achieve ultimate victory in the Tech Tree update!

    • The Tech Tree will vastly expand your options when tailoring your settlement however you desire, allowing you to optimize your production, agriculture, and military as you see fit.

    • Become the victor with new (optional) victory conditions. Leave your mark on the frontier with magnificent monuments!

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In Farthest Frontier, you forge a town in an untamed wilderness as you harvest resources, hunt, fish, farm, and craft for trade, defense, and your people’s survival. With a vast array of materials and crops to harvest, dozens of unique buildings to expand your town, and a deep farming system – right down to soil fertility and seasonal rotations – the depth of Farthest Frontier is vast. Provide for your people’s needs with numerous basic and luxury goods, beautiful decor, and customizable religions. Keep the settlement secure behind formidable fortifications and an army you assemble and maintain as you fend off invaders eager to plunder your wealth with deadly cavalry and catapults.

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Key Features

  • Build and Advance in Random Generated Maps – Construct 50 different types of buildings as you grow your town from a fledgling settlement to a bustling city. Upgrade production buildings to increase efficiency and enable production of more advanced items. No game is ever quite the same with beautiful, completely randomized terrain generation and resource distribution.
  • Most Detailed Farming System Ever – Strategically select from 10 crops with unique growing characteristics and configure crop rotations to maintain soil fertility, avoid heat and frost damage, and prevent the accumulation of diseases. Cultivate your fields over time, removing weeds and rocks, raising fertility and adjusting soil mixture to achieve maximum crop production to keep your growing population fed.
  • Idyllic to Brutal – Customizable difficulty options allow players to turn off features like invaders disease and combat, for a more tranquil experience or max out difficulty to truly test their town-builder prowess. 
  • Advanced Town Simulation – Villagers actively live their lives and perform their jobs in real time. Develop roads, transport wagons and improve storage methods to facilitate the efficient movement of goods through your town and prevent spoilage.
  • All Them Old-Timey Diseases! – Clean drinking water, proper waste disposal, healthy diets for your villagers and even proper clothing will help combat the variety of diseases that plagued the medieval era.
  • Fend Off Would-Be Invaders – Progress from wood palisades to stone walls, build towers and barracks, recruit and equip soldiers in the defense of your town as rising prosperity attracts the attention of raiders and foreign armies seeking plunder.

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Farthest Frontier is available now in Steam Early Access ($29.99). To learn more about the game, you can visit its official website.