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Is Rust Coming To Ps4

Danielle Fletcher
• Wednesday, 23 December, 2020
• 7 min read

The highly popular survival game is making its way to the PS4 after years of fans clamoring for it and much discussion over whether it would happen at all. “So the only thing we have to do to make Rust the best Console survival game is avoided tripping over ourselves in terms of controls and performance.

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Supplies can be obtained or stolen to give you a fighting chance, and there’s also the perennial threat of bears, wolves, and there hostile wildlife to contend with, while combat features firearms and primitive melee weapons. Crafting is also a major component in Rust, and players can increase their chances of survival by constructing bases and joining clans.

Raiding is an integral part of the game too, coughing up valuable opportunities to loot essential supplies. Rust was released in Early Access back in 2013 and left the program in February last year.

Aside from Among Us and Homophobia which both took over the internet in 2020, Rust is another popular game which is experiencing a huge resurgence thanks to its new Offline TV server. Lots of streamers have been playing the game, and this has resulted in some people asking if Rust is coming to PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Series X.

We know from all the messages that you’re excited to play it, and we hope that with the dawn of 2021 we can restore your trust as we edge closer to being able to share something with you.” While you can’t play Rust on PS4 or Xbox One as of this moment, you can sign up for pre-order and beta notifications over on the game’s console website.

The title originally launched on Steam in 2013 and developer Face punch Studios has been teasing a console port since 2014. After months of silence, publisher Double Eleven has confirmed the game is still coming to console.

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The world of games dev is a fickle beast; you never have the full picture up front and the development process often becomes more of a journey of discovery when bringing a PC title to console. As much as engaging with players is extremely important, we believe it also has to be meaningful and as we’ve been working away behind the scenes, we haven’t felt ready to share anything with you yet.

As a company in 2020, a year that has brought very challenging times for many, we’ve felt very fortunate to be able to keep doing what we love. More information on the game will hopefully be released next year as the team “edge closer” to being able to share news with players.

Publisher Double Eleven has today announced that its survival multiplayer game Rust won’t be coming to PS4 and Xbox One this year as was initially planned. We love making great games and bringing them to new audiences, but that sometimes means taking a bit longer to get it right than we originally planned and comes at the unfortunate cost of the disappointment and trust of those who were so keen to play it upon launch.

The world of games dev is a fickle beast; you never have the full picture up front and the development process often becomes more of a journey of discovery when bringing a PC title to console. Starting out completely naked and with only a rock, a torch, and your wits to rely on, you’ll have to craft and build your way to success as you interact with other players all competing for resources.

Whenever an indie survival crafting game becomes big enough (and there are more than enough of them out there for this to be a recurring thing), the question inevitably becomes “when is it coming to consoles?” It makes sense; a game gets popular on its home platform, everyone else wants a piece of the pie. Since then, the game’s success and massive player base has prompted Face punch Studios to put the gears in motion on console releases.

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This major shift in priorities, coupled with all the other hiccups and delays the pandemic has caused in the gaming industry, forced Face punch to officially delay the console release of Rust to an undetermined point in 2021. The bad news is that since the pandemic is still very much a thing right now, the future is extremely murky, so they can’t commit to any iron clad dates beyond just 2021.

Face punch Studios is trying to capitalize on the recent wave of new players that has flocked to its popular game Rust by quickly providing updates and new features. The studio announced that it had enabled Twitch drops, increased its server capacity, added streamer-specific rewards, and more, all via its monthly update.

A couch, industrial door, and “hobo barrel” can be unlocked for watching eight hours of Rust content on Twitch. The studio has also added streamer specific rewards for the following people: Autoplay, Jacksepticeye, lilypichu, Ludwig, Myth, primate, shroud, Skunk and QC.

Rust streamer Twitch drops. Other new additions include server save backups, centralized banning, and a complete blueprint wipe. Blueprints let players craft new items and act as the main source of progression in Rust.

Prior to its official launch, it underwent numerous design changes and content was regularly added and removed. Rust is a popular multiplayer game that has been around for a few years, but many players are just now hearing about it.

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Thanks largely to its prominent placement across streaming services like Twitch, loads of survival fans are becoming interested in checking out the experience. Modern games tend to launch around $60, or even higher for some current-generation releases.

Even better, the game often goes on sale, or can be found discounted at places such as Humble Bundle. Unfortunately, the game was delayed in late 2020, and is now looking at a vague 2021 release window.

PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions are planned, and those copies should work fine on current-generation platforms. However, without definitive launch plans in sight, it’s unclear how much these console versions of the game will cost.

Look around and you may be able to find a discount on Steam, Humble Bundle, or the storefront of your choice. Fans of Rust, the survival game from Face punch Studios, are eager for it to come to Xbox and PlayStation consoles.

The game has proven incredibly popular recently on sites like Twitch, as big-name streamers have reintroduced Rust to their audiences. Now, streamers have resurrected the game on Twitch, and Rust has become a surprise breakout hit of 2021.

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Continue scrolling to keep readingClick the button below to start this article in quick view. Employees from both the developer and publisher Double Eleven have been working from home, and adjusting to the obstacles that come from doing so, which is why Rust didn't hit its original 2020 release date.

The survival game is simply delayed, and development seems to be making steady progress. Even with the obstacles faced by Double Eleven and Face punch Studios, though, it appears that Rust will be releasing on Xbox consoles fairly soon.

The PC version of Rust continues to get regular updates, which indicates the studio is still developing content at a steady rate. Thankfully, the survival game is already available on PC, and Xbox users have some great alternatives to play while they wait.

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