April 3, 2018 — For the team at 11 bit studios, Frostpunk is their biggest and most ambitious project to date and with just three weeks left to the release, they’re in the mood for giving! Their gift to gamers is their most important creation so far, the solemn survival game, This War of Mine – an emotional narrative highlighting the struggle of surviving war and the heavy burden of getting by in a war-torn region from the eyes of the civilians it impacts.
Recently, This War of Mine hit a milestone of 2.5 million copies sold on Steam and along with receiving many awards (including the SXSW Cultural Innovation Award and IGF Audience Award) this accomplishment has reaffirmed 11 bit studios’ philosophy on creating mature, thought-provoking games. Additionally, the studio continues its mission to support the War Child children’s charity through funds raised by the sale of DLC content dedicated to that sole purpose and the studio hopes to share another milestone in fundraising soon.
And finally, a special extended version of the game – This War of Mine Anniversary Edition – is free on Steam until Sunday April 8th, 2018 to celebrate the upcoming debut of Frostpunk and to prepare the gaming community for the next emotionally heavy experience from 11 bit studios.
This is a heavy game, and not a light hearted romp, but it’s also an amazing example of how far the genre has come, and the amazing stories it can tell. Go grab this while it’s available, and check out Frostpunk while you’re downloading: