Autonauts, First free content update dubbed ‘Autumnauts’

Denki and Curve Digital have launched the first of six free content updates for their acclaimed colony management and robot automation game, Autonauts (Available on Steam for Windows).

In Autonauts players are challenged to colonise procedurally-generated planets by utilising the help of programmable AI helpers. Search the world for resources, create rudimentary crafting items from blueprints and build dozens of worker bots to optimise your economy as you create a fertile settlement to meet the needs of the ever-evolving colonists.

Autonauts  has already attracted over 800 users reviews on Steam, garnering a ‘Very Positive’ review rating. The playful programming fun is set to continue with the timely ‘Autumnauts’ update. This free content features adds new robot variants, clothing, gnomes and more cooking recipes to the ever expanding robot management game.

For more information on the update and future content, check out expanded timeline below:

November 2019 – ‘Autumnauts’

  • New Bot Variants including one from our Discord ‘Create a bot’ competition winner, “JohnGames”
  • New cooking options to keep colonists happy including porridges
  • New Apparel to decorate you, your bots and your colonists, including fetching Clown Dungarees
  • Gnomes to decorate your world

December 2019 – ‘Xmasnauts’

  • New Flora and Fauna added to the game world
  • New Buildings to construct offering new gameplay opportunities
  • New Food Options to keep settlers happy

January 2020 – ‘Phase 2: The Age of Steam’

  • Mod Support Allowing players to ultimately create their own models, game rules and download the work of other Autonauteers
  • New Steam Engine Tech! Transport resources across the gameworld faster and in higher quantities using trains
  • Health and Medicine! New gameplay challenges associated with taking care of colonists’ wellbeing
  • New Shelter Options to stimulate your colonists’ evolution with bigger and better homes

February 2020 – ‘Waternauts’

  • New Fish species to catch and keep
  • Aquariums to show off your favourite fish to colonists and chums alike

March 2020 – ‘Easternauts’

  • New Flora and Fauna added to the game world
  • New Buildings to construct, offering new gameplay opportunities
  • New Recipes to expand your culinary arsenal

April 2020 – ‘Phase 3: The Age of Enlightenment’:

  • Education and Art – Feed evolving colonist minds with books, music and more!
  • Transcendence – Take colonists to a whole new level of existence, along with new gameplay challenges
  • New Silk textile chain is added for higher level clothing. Use basic sericulture for fancy togs!
  • Oil Refinery – New oil resource unlocks allow for the creation of even more new machines for construction, keeping the wheels of industry turning
  • Even more new buildings!
  • Even more new Flora and Fauna!
  • Even more new apparel to customise robot and player appearance.