RollerCoaster Tycoon is coming to iOS
If there is one game I spent hours and hours playing during the late 1990s it was definitely the RollerCoaster Tycoon franchise. I could spend hours fine-tuning my theme park, customizing rides and making sure my employees were working efficiently.
Atari has just announced that they are in the process of creating a mobile version of the game called RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile, which according to their website will debut on iOS very soon.
While we haven’t seen too much of the game yet, Atari did release this trailer and announced that the game will come with 20 pre-designed roller coasters and other rides furthermore you will be able to share your coasters with other gamers. According to their website:
Based on the beloved RollerCoaster Tycoon® franchise, RollerCoaster Tycoon® 4 Mobile™ is coming soon to your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch!
Create and share the coolest amusement park of your dreams and construct incredible roller coasters to keep your visitors excited. Build the best park, unlock new materials, and exchange roller coaster blueprints with friends to become the ultimate RollerCoaster Tycoon®!
RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile will be released sometime during spring and will be available on the Apple App Stores costing $2.99.
Full Atari Press release below:
RollerCoaster Tycoon® 4 Mobile™ Comes to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
One of the Most Successful Game Franchises of All Time Created for Mobile –
Build Thrilling Coasters and Share Your Dream Park With Friends
New York, NY – March 17, 2014 – Thrill ride seekers and amusement park enthusiasts should grab their spot in line for the next great rush as Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, today announced the launch of RollerCoaster Tycoon® 4 Mobile™, for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. RollerCoaster Tycoon® 4 Mobile™ will offer 20 pre-designed coasters as well as a bevy of new attractions and features to provide long-time fans and new players alike an exciting way to customize theme parks and construct electrifying roller coasters on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Based on the popular RollerCoaster Tycoon® franchise, RollerCoaster Tycoon® 4 Mobile™ is the reimagined next installment of the beloved simulation game and will allow players to create and share the greatest amusement parks their imaginations can conjure. With Facebook and Game Center support, people can also invite and visit their friend’s parks and exchange roller coaster blueprints.
“We are thrilled to bring RollerCoaster Tycoon® 4 Mobile™ to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch for the first time and allow players to experience the game in a new channel,” said Fred Chesnais, Chief Executive Officer, Atari, Inc. “RollerCoaster Tycoon® 4 Mobile™ is a modern-age simulator with robust strategy gameplay and will also contain social features, leaderboards and achievements to provide a truly engaging experience.”
Developed by On5, RollerCoaster Tycoon® 4 Mobile™ will be available early Spring. Please visit www.RollerCoasterTycoon.com to pre-register for game updates and receive free bonus in-game gifts.
The RollerCoaster Tycoon® 4 Mobile™ App will be available for $2.99 from the App Store on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch or at www.AppStore.com.