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A new challenge mode is among the additions to Jurassic World Evolution in update 1.4.



Jurassic World Evolution - update 1.4.

Update 1.4 adds a new challenge mode to Frontier Development’s dinosaur theme park simulation, Jurassic World Evolution.

Frontier Developments has outlined the features included in update 1.4 for Jurassic World Evolution. The free update will be released into the wild on September 13, 2018 on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

The headline feature in update 1.4 is the all-new Challenge Mode. The mode starts players will a tiny amount of finance as they build out their Isla Nublar park. The mode features a range of difficulty options, plus new mechanics such as contract cancellation penalties, and Hammond Foundation fees. Sounds delightful, doesn’t it? The mode also keeps track of player completion times. Naturally, new cosmetics are your reward.


Here’s a whistle-stop tour of what the update includes.

Jurassic World Evolution update 1.4

  • New Challenge Mode
  • Adjustable options for dinosaur lifespan, available money,
  • Adjustable difficulty settings for dinosaur variety, rating, guest count, and economics
  • Adjustable power station toggle, and power requirement settings
  • New lighting options available once players have achieved 5 stars on each island in Career Mode
  • New contract types
  • New camera features allowing players to watch enclosures from the guests’ POV, and a first person camera on the monorail (Yay!)
  • Korean and Italian language support (VO and subtitles)
  • Scale changes to certain dinosaurs, including the Tyrannosaurus Rex, Spinosaurus, Giganotosaurus, and Giganotosaurus

Addition quality of life improvements includes a camera zoom toggle, new information in the Genome Library, and shortcuts to research notes.

Community manager, Ed Lewis, and producer Rich Newbold, will also take a closer look at the update in a new video coming soon to the Jurassic World Evolution YouTube channel.

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