Don’t Starve: Newhome is the latest installment in Klei’s successful gaming series Don’t Starve. Klei Entertainment is an independent video game developer based in Vancouver, Canada. The limited closed beta testing will commence in July.
Don’t Starve: Newhome is being published by Tencent Games and developed by Shengqu Games, which seeks to elaborate on the core survival, exploration, and crafting that Don’t Starve is known for. They are also introducing new social and multiplayer elements to expand the gameplay in new exciting ways. For the beta testers that complete a series of challenges through the testing phase will receive a unique in-game rewards that will carry over to the live build of the game when it fully launches.
The multiplayer is being designed with new features to accommodate the mobile gaming audience. The inclusion of co-operative multiplayer modes will allow players to play with friends, have faster play sessions, and include a personalized progression system. The unique art direction, challenging survival, and exploration gameplay will still be core aspects of the game.
Players will be able to construct sustained homes and uncover new creatures. Build and craft, team up with friends to dive deeper into the world of Newhome. The game will also come with an all-new story mode and with live support.
The first Don’t Starve game was released on April 23, 2013, followed by a stand-alone release of the multiplayer version called Don’t Starve Together, in April 2016. Since then, Klei has sold over 20 million copies of the series and still, to this day, continues to receive regular updates as well as new downloadable content.
You can sign up for the closed beta here. To learn more about Don’t Starve: Newhome, please visit the official website. For players interested in following the game and its developments can join their Facebook page.