By Joe Robinson

09 Jan 2019

The digital adaptation of common board sport Evolution has been on our radar for some time now – we had been hoping it could flip up final yr – however sadly it by no means materialised.

With a bit of luck, this sport will be a part of our listing of different nice cell board video games.

Appears to be like prefer it’s a positive factor for 2019, nevertheless, and we gained’t have to attend lengthy! North Star Video games’ digital arm, North Star Digital, has introduced that Evolution will likely be releasing on each iOS AND Android on February 12th, alongside its PC launch.

The bodily sport has been performed by over 1.6 million folks, so the digital model could have so much to stay as much as. The press launch mentions the digital sport is “impressed by” the bodily sport, so don’t count on a straight 1:1 interpretation, nevertheless it feels like they’re making an attempt to make the very best use of the potential of software program:

…Evolution retains the weather which made the analog version so common with greater than 1.6 million gamers worldwide however provides a swift tempo and options solely attainable in a contemporary online game. Meticulously designed so even those that are utterly unfamiliar with the unique board sport can leap in instantly…

Evolution digital will likely be a four-player sport, and could have the next options:

A Study-as-you-Play tutorial.
A solo marketing campaign mode with A.I.
Talent-based, cross-platform multiplayer with choices for turn-based or simultaneous play.

No point out of pass-and-play, which might be a disgrace however maybe it’s one thing that is perhaps added in sooner or later.

Evolution will likely be $14.99 / £9.99 on Steam, where-as each cell variations could have a ‘free-to-try’ model, with the complete sport obtainable for $9.99. It’s unclear whether or not this will likely be through an IAP or a separate app SKU, however we’ll comply with up. There will likely be a 20% launch-discount through the first week. 

The sport loved a profitable Kickstarter marketing campaign again in October 2017, the place it raised over $100,000 USD.

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