Slime Rancher 2 is the sequel to 2017's cute first-person ranching game and, not unexpectedly, one title which many of us are looking forward to this year. The original received tons of praise, getting an Overwhelmingly Positive rating on Steam, leading fans to wonder what the follow-up's release date might be.
When Slime Rancher 2's release date comes around, we'll get to aid Beatrix LeBeau yet again, this time as she explores Rainbow Island, a new location that houses mysterious ancient technology as well as "an avalanche of wiggling, jiggling, new slimes to discover."
Slime Rancher 2 Release Date
These include the bouncy cotton and the aquatic angler slime, alongside many other of their peers which you'll encounter as you explore the island and expand your conservatory.
As for Slime Rancher 2's release date, it is currently slated to occur at some point in September 2022. Publisher and developer Monomi Park has revealed that it will release on the 22nd of September.
- Slime Rancher 2 release date: 22nd September
- Price: $29.99
Slime Rancher 2 will launch into early access first on PC, via both Steam and the Epic Games Store, as well as Xbox Series X/S. In addition, it will also be available on day one on Game Pass.
In a recent FAQ published by Slime Rancher Series Director, Nick Popovich, the developers explained that the early access period would see multiple content updates, although the team wouldn't talk about the frequency of updates in order to give "maximum time and flexibility to ensure new updates perform as best as possible."
The updates will contain new areas to explore around Rainbow Island, additional slimes to wrangle, resources to collect, and extra gadgets to build before eventually completing the story of Slime Rancher 2 when it launches out of early access.
That's what we know at the moment about Slime Rancher 2's release date, but we'll be sure to update this article as soon as we learn anything new.
While we wait for new details, check out its gameplay trailer for a glimpse of its colorful environments.
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