Planet Coaster's Free Spring Update Brings Crime, New Rides, And More

Planet Coaster adds its first suspended swinging roller coaster.

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The Spring update for Planet Coaster has been revealed, and it introduces a variety of new content for free in about a month's time.

Among the new attractions are three new rollercoasters, including the game's first suspended swinging coaster and two new shuttle coasters. There's also a go-kart ride, which allows you to create your own tracks, and three new flatrides. You can see a full list of these with descriptions below.

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Potentially more interesting than more rides is a new crime system. Thieves will come to the park to rob other guests of their money, while disappointed visitors "may vandalize park scenery," which sounds like a hilarious reaction to a subpar theme park visit.

To curb this kind of activity, you'll need to invest in CCTV cameras and a security staff. Not addressing the problem will cause guest happiness to drop.

All of this arrives as part of the free Spring update on April 11. This update follows last year's Winter update, which introduced new rides, shops, and winter-themed objects.

Spring Update Contents

New Rollercoasters

  • Steel Hydra: Feel the G-force aboard Planet Coaster's first suspended swinging coaster.
  • Trident: Go there and back again with the first of Planet Coaster's two new shuttle coasters.
  • Bakasura: Trident's bigger, badder brother is a thrilling inverted boomerang coaster.

New Tracked Ride

  • 'Speed' Go Karts: Design your own karting tracks using Planet Coaster's powerful track editor and see your guests put pedal to the metal! Who will win and who will spin?

New Flatrides

  • Elixir Machine: 360 degrees of spinning, swinging, twisting, upside-down insanity.
  • Big Wheel: An iconic favorite from the golden age of theme parks.
  • ZoZo: The long-armed ZoZo is another addition to Planet Coaster's lineup of vintage classics.

New Feature

  • Crime and security: Dissatisfied guests may vandalize park scenery, and pickpockets will infiltrate your park to steal other guests' cash. Keep your law-abiding guests safe with security staff and CCTV cameras.

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