Stormworks: Industrial Frontier - Buyer's Guide

Immerse yourself in 400sqkm of arid mega island, doubling the game world's size with diverse landscapes and infrastructure. Read reviews to decide if this $9.99 DLC is worth the cost.
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‘The Stormworks: Industrial Frontier DLC’ delivers an expansive experience with its new 400sqkm arid mega island that doubles the game world’s size. Featuring diverse landscapes, this warm location boasts salt flats, cliffs, and volcanoes. Players can navigate hundreds of km on freshly-laid train lines and roads complete with various infrastructure elements like bridges and loops. The expansion introduces new mines for resource extraction using a mining drill, which can then be taken to processing facilities to manufacture valuable metal ingots. Additionally, the game is enriched by dozens of animal species ranging from wildlife to domesticated ‘Stormwoofs,’ adding depth and dynamic interaction in this industrialized frontier.

Should I play Stormworks: Industrial Frontier in 2024?

The good

It seems that fans of the game were excited to receive a new update with additional content, such as a new island to explore. The game delivers exactly what it promises, which is important for some players.

The bad

Some players have expressed disappointment with the lack of significant changes or improvements to the game, considering the price point of $9.99. They feel that it should have been released as a free update rather than a paid DLC.

Verdict

Based on the reviews, it seems that the game still has its enthusiasts who appreciate the new content. However, I’m forced to conclude that this update might not be worth the price tag for everyone. If you’re a huge fan of the game and are desperate for more content, it might be worth the cost. But for others, especially those who are not as invested in the game, it’s better to wait for a free update or a more substantial DLC.



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