Developer Monomi Park has announced Slime Rancher 2, the sequel to the 2017 hit. One of the few surprising revelations from the Xbox Showcase at E3 2021, Slime Rancher is coming to Xbox consoles and PC in 2022.
Players are back in the role of Beatrix LeBeau to catch dirt from a distance. The Slime Rancher 2 trailer gives it a much more tropical feel as it starts with players arriving at a small group of islands, traveling through colorful greenery and of course, catching those precious and precious slimes.
Check out the Slime Rancher 2 trailer from today's Xbox showcase to see how slag of all shapes and sizes is sucked into Beatrix's rifle.
Slime Rancher launched in 2017 and wowed us with its cute graphics, fun gameplay and satisfying mechanics. In one review, former Game Informer editor Joe Juba rated the original game 8.5 out of 10, saying, "Slime Rancher has the ability to hold you back for hours; I'm excited to return to the desert to see what else I can do. . strange things to be found."
Slime Rancher 2 is slated to arrive on Xbox Series X/S and PC via Steam and the Epic Games Store in 2022. It will also be available on the first day of Xbox Game Pass, including the platform's cloud gaming service. For more on the Slime Rancher franchise, check out our full review of the first game here.