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Posted: 3 years ago, last updated yesterday.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.


Frostpunk is a city-building survival game set in an alternate 1886 with a devastating winter setting in. You are tasked with running a city by managing resources to ensure the city’s survival. Your choices can have negative and positive consequences.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 29/03/2018, updated in 2019

Platforms: PC, PS4 and Xbox One

Content Rating: PEGI 16

Players: 1

Genres: Simulation, Strategy and Adventure

Components: 2D Overhead and Grid

Developer: 11 bitstudios (@11bitstudios)




Play Time: This game will take between 10 hours and 18 hours to complete.

Play StylePlay Style

This is a single-player game.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has been rated PEGI 16 for use of sexual expletives. This game contains infrequent use of sexual expletives. The word “*!@?*” and its derivatives are found throughout. This game contains images that are likely to be horrifying. Some of the pictures in the game contain mutilated human bodies, corpses and surgeons performing surgery on bloodied human bodies.


Frostpunk usually costs £24.99 to £37.24.


Steam Store PC £24.99

Frostpunk: Complete Collection

Frostpunk: Console Edition

There are the following additional costs associated with this game:
  • In-Game Purchases: Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience.
  • In-Game Pass: Purchase a season/battle pass to gain access to limited in-game purchases, reward items and other aspects of the game.
The paid Season Pass adds expeditions that can also be purchased separately. "The Rifts" is a new challenge on a brand new Endless Mode map. "The Last Autumn" is a prequel expansion that introduces new environment, Books of Laws, buildings and technologies. "Project TVADGYCGJR" that takes you to New London in search of the intel about the forthcoming expansion. The Frostpunk: Game of the Year Edition includes all this in one bundle. 
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We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Frostpunk Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@11bitstudios) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

Diversity and InclusionDiversity and Inclusion

We haven't documented diversity and inclusion information for this game yet.

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