Players Can Now Build Their Own Jurassic World as Jurassic World Evolution™ Launches Today for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
All-New Jurassic World™ Video Game from Frontier and Universal Available Today on PC and Console Digital Stores
Cambridge, UK — June 12, 2018 — Frontier Developments plc (AIM: FDEV), in partnership with Universal, today launched Jurassic World Evolution for PC, the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and the Xbox One all-in-one games and entertainment system. Based on Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s blockbuster franchise and created in collaboration with Universal, the game expands on the original Jurassic World mythology and puts players in charge of the Park, where they will have the opportunity to create and manage their own Jurassic World.
Jurassic World Evolution places players in charge of operations on the legendary Isla Nublar and the surrounding islands of the Muertes Archipelago. In charge of its destiny, players can construct attractions, containment and research facilities as they build their own Jurassic World. They can bioengineer new dinosaur species that think, feel and react intelligently to the world around them, and can choose to control the big picture with deep, accessible management options or go hands-on to confront challenges on the ground or in the air in action-based gameplay. Every choice leads to a different path and spectacular challenges arise when “life finds a way.”
Jurassic World Evolution features Jeff Goldblum as Dr. Ian Malcolm, who guides players through the moral choices and tactical decisions that will test their building and management skills as they attempt to successfully run their own Jurassic World. He is joined by Bryce Dallas Howard as operations manager Claire Dearing and BD Wong as geneticist Dr. Henry Wu in an all-new story that touches on key characters and events from across the Jurassic World franchise.
“Jurassic World Evolution immerses players and fans of the movies in the Jurassic World universe,” said Jonny Watts, Frontier’s Chief Creative Officer. “With masses of rich franchise lore, iconic characters, incredible living dinosaurs and islands you can reshape and construct however you choose, Jurassic World Evolution brings the dream of building and running your own Isla Nublar to life. This is YOUR Jurassic World, and we can’t wait to see what players create.”
“Our collaboration with Frontier introduces a deeply rich, thrilling and fun gameplay experience that lets players engage with Jurassic World in ways they never imagined,” said Chris Heatherly, Executive Vice President of Games and Digital Platforms, Universal Brand Development. “Featuring iconic characters and events spanning the beloved series, Jurassic World Evolution is an authentic adventure that can be enjoyed for years to come.”
Frontier also announced the upcoming release of new game content for all Jurassic World Evolution players, introducing six new dinosaurs featured in the new movie, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom™, including Dr. Wu’s most fearsome creation to date: the Indoraptor. The content update will be available for free starting June 22.
Jurassic World Evolution is available digital-first as a downloadable title for PC on Steam, and for console on PlayStation Network and the Xbox Games Store. A physical release for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will be available in stores 3 July 2018.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom arrives in theaters around the world this month.
JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM
It’s been three years since theme park and luxury resort Jurassic World was destroyed by dinosaurs out of containment. Isla Nublar now sits abandoned by humans while the surviving dinosaurs fend for themselves in the jungles.
When the island’s dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen (Chris Pratt) and Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event. Owen is driven to find Blue, his lead raptor who’s still missing in the wild, and Claire has grown a respect for these creatures she now makes her mission. Arriving on the unstable island as lava begins raining down, their expedition uncovers a conspiracy that could return our entire planet to a perilous order not seen since prehistoric times.
With all of the wonder, adventure and thrills synonymous with one of the most popular and successful series in cinema history, this all-new motion-picture event sees the return of favorite characters and dinosaurs—along with new breeds more awe-inspiring and terrifying than ever before. Welcome to Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.
Stars Pratt and Howard return alongside executive producers Steven Spielberg and Colin Trevorrow for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. They are joined by co-stars James Cromwell, Ted Levine, Justice Smith, Geraldine Chaplin, Daniella Pineda, Toby Jones, Rafe Spall and Isabella Sermon, while BD Wong and Jeff Goldblum reprise their roles.
Directed by J.A. Bayona (The Impossible), the epic action-adventure is written by Jurassic World’s director, Trevorrow, and its co-writer, Derek Connolly. Producers Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley once again partner with Spielberg and Trevorrow in leading the filmmakers for this stunning installment. Belén Atienza joins the team as a producer. www.jurassicworld.com
Frontier Developments is the studio behind Jurassic World Evolution, Elite Dangerous, LostWinds and Planet Coaster, founded in 1994 by games industry veteran David Braben. Frontier’s development strengths are immersive and fun gameplay design with unparalleled artistic quality, all enabled by its cutting-edge in-house COBRA game development technology and a talent for getting the best out of hardware and UI.
Jurassic World Evolution is available now for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Elite Dangerous is available now for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Planet Coaster is available now for PC. Other Frontier titles include RollerCoaster Tycoon 3, Thrillville, LostWinds, Kinectimals, Disneyland Adventures, Zoo Tycoon and ScreamRide.
Universal Games and Digital Platforms
Universal’s Games and Digital Platforms group leverages the vast portfolio of IP and characters from NBCUniversal. The Games and Digital Platforms group is a business unit of Universal Brand Development (www.universalbranddevelopment.com), which is chartered with globally expanding the company’s intellectual properties, franchises, characters and stories through innovative physical and digital products, content, and consumer experiences. The company’s extensive portfolio includes properties created by Universal Pictures, Illumination Entertainment, DreamWorks Animation, and NBCUniversal cable and television. Universal Brand Development (www.universalbranddevelopment.com) is a business segment of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, and part of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.