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Eco 8.0 will be released on February 6th!
Posted on January 10th, 2019 12:54 AM EST
Eco 8.0 - the BIOMES Update - will be released on our 1 year steam anniversary on February 6th!
The update will introduce new biomes and species, notably:
Trees: Palm trees, Redwoods
Animals: Mule Deer, Mountain Goat, Bighorn Sheep
Grasslands Plants: Big Bluestem, Switchgrass, Sunflower
Desert Plants: Agave, Creosote Art Update
Forest Plants: Ocean Spray, Trillium
Taiga and Tundra Plants: Lupine, Saxifrage, Peat Moss, Deer Lichen, Dwarf Willow, Arctic Willow
Rainforest Plants!: Papaya, Taro, Orchid, Heliconia, Pineapple, Lattice Mushroom, Bolete Mushroom, Cookeina Mushroom, Filmy Fern, King Fern
Wetland Plants: Pumpkin
On top of that we'll have
A New Skill System! - Earn levelups by doing work, then choose specialty talents.
A New Animal AI system! - Animals have new behaviors and are much smarter.
Pipes! - Create plumbing networks to supply your villages and remove pollution.
Banks! - Create new bank accounts and designate who has access.
Registrars! - Create titles and use them to determine who can access what.
and many more (performance) improvements and bugfixes!
We'll be showing off these features and answer player questions in our livestream this Friday at 2pm PST / 23:00h CET, come in and say hi!