By Crystal Colwell / September 28th, 2017
EEK!! Sorry, excuse my screams of delight. RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic is now available on Steam!! They basically took the best features of 1 and 2 and made all my dreams come true. Well, or they crushed them. I haven’t played it yet. I guess we shall see.
I guess they decided not to ruin the whole game by incorporating parts of RCT 3. Good call guys!
“When I created the RollerCoaster Tycoon series nearly two decades ago, I never imagined that so many people all over the world would still enjoy the game today,” said Chris Sawyer, creator and producer of the RollerCoaster Tycoon series. Well Chris, we are damn glad you created it, and we will keep playing it until our fingers can no longer work a mouse!
Check out the full press release below for more quotes, and details on the game. Oh, and of course run on over to the Steam page and check the game out for yourself.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CHRIS SAWYER AND ATARI® ANNOUNCE ROLLERCOASTER TYCOON® CLASSIC™ NOW AVAILABLE ON STEAM FOR WINDOWS PC AND MAC
Experience the Best of the Beloved Original Theme Park Sims RollerCoaster Tycoon® and RollerCoaster Tycoon® 2; This One Must-Own Game Has Been Remastered by Chris Sawyer to Include the Greatest Features from the First Two RollerCoaster Tycoon Titles
NEW YORK, NY (SEPTEMBER 28, 2017) – Chris Sawyer, creator and producer of the RollerCoaster Tycoon® series, and Atari®, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, today announced that RollerCoaster Tycoon® Classic™ is now available on Steam for Windows PC and Mac for $19.99 USD. RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic combines the best features from two of the most successful and world-renowned RCT games in the series’ history – RollerCoaster Tycoon® and RollerCoaster Tycoon® 2.
Fans of the original PC sim can now relive their fondest memories of the classic games as they create, customize and run their own imaginative theme parks. RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic has been remastered by Chris Sawyer and the development team at Origin8 Technologies Ltd., to include the greatest features from RCT 1 and RCT 2 and including add-ons such as the Scenario Editor Toolkit, Wacky Worlds, and Time Twister expansion packs into one tremendous new game.
“When I created the RollerCoaster Tycoon series nearly two decades ago, I never imagined that so many people all over the world would still enjoy the game today,” said Chris Sawyer, creator and producer of the RollerCoaster Tycoon series. “It’s also great to see that fans still appreciate the classic gameplay of the two titles that started it all and I’m excited to deliver their best combined features and content in the form of RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic to Steam.”
“Ever since we introduced RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic for mobile devices last year, our fans have asked for the PC and Mac versions as well,” said Fred Chesnais, Chief Executive Officer, Atari. “We’re thrilled to bring them RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic, packed with fan-favorite features and exciting gameplay that gamers are going to fall in love with all over again.”
RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic brings the nostalgic thrills, fun and creative freedom of building the ultimate theme park to both new players and fans of the original. Players can experience the excitement of designing and building outrageous roller coasters and rides, while also managing the staff and finances to keep guests happy and the money flowing.
- The Original RollerCoaster Sim: Experience all the fun from the original RollerCoaster Tycoon and RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 games, in a new PC and Mac title that combines the best elements of both classic sims.
- Coaster Builder: Create incredible coasters by using pre-made designs or use the intuitive piece-by-piece building tools to design and theme your own unique rides.
- Park Designer: Keep your guests happy by building gentle or wild rides, food and drink stalls, water rides, and even transport rides to take them around the park. Customize your park by building scenery, fine-tuning the landscape and routing footpaths.
- Park Management: Run your park’s marketing and finances to make a profit while attracting more guests. Keep your staff organized and the park running well and looking its best!
- Exciting Environments: Build the ultimate theme park in a variety of challenging environments, from the tranquillity of Forest Frontiers to the bustling commerce of Megaworld Park.
- Park Scenarios: Progress through 95 classic park scenarios from RollerCoaster Tycoon and RollerCoaster Tycoon 2.
- Classic Gameplay: Enjoy characterful isometric graphics and original amusement park music and sound effects.
- Packed with Content: The possibilities are endless with hundreds of types of roller coasters and rides, and dozens of different shops, stalls and facilities to choose from to build your dream park.