Will Vivaland be able to deliver the promised features and meet the players’ expectations?
As many of us know, The Sims franchise has continued to lead the way when it comes to life simulation games. Over the years, we have seen a number of different life simulation games aim to take what we know and love and put a new, fresh twist on it.
Now, while not all the proposed games reach an actual release, we have seen the likes of Paralives most recently gain notability within the community. There was also Project Vie but, yeah… We don’t talk about Project Vie anymore.
Now a new life simulation game is starting to get some attention. This latest in-development life simulation game comes under the name of Vivaland.
What is Vivaland?
Vivaland has been described as the first simulation game built with multiplayer in mind from the very start. Each and every household in Vivaland in controlled by players from around the world.
Curious to know more? Take a look at reveal trailer below!
- Multiplayer Gameplay for up to eight people.
- Unique Viva characters
- Explore and create your own stories in Vivaland
- Design your dream home with powerful customization tools & features.
Create unique characters
A variety of virtual humans (we call them Vivas) are yours to personalize! Create their appearances, style of clothing, and even their unique personality traits & life goals.
Experience life in Vivaland
Turn your hobbies into fruitful careers as a writer, artist, or gardener. Explore a wide range of unique relationships, bond over hobbies by having a buddy or a mentor, find true love, or get a frenemy. Create your family to raise generations, party, socialize, develop your skills, and much more. You’ll have plenty of freedom to simulate the story of your dreams.
Build your dream houses and worlds
Design your home together with friends in real-time multiplayer, change the color of objects, use our mood board feature and forget the grid forever! With the powerful customization features, you will feel like an architect or interior designer who brings imagination to life.
Improve your skills, find your calling
As you make your way from a toddler to adult Viva, you’ll develop your skills and find your Viva’s favorite hobbies, like painting, writing, gardening, cooking, playing instruments, repairing objects, and more. You might even discover their unique talent along the way. As you progress, you’ll learn new cooking and crafting recipes, unlock new actions to explore, and discover new objects in-game.
What does a multiplayer life simulation game look like, though? How does it work? Trust us, we have many questions too! Take a look at the most recent video from the Vivaland team for a closer look at what the multiplayer aspect of the game looks like.
What else do we know about Vivaland?
While the team have not revealed all the features and tools coming in Vivaland, here are some more things that we spotted from the two YouTube videos.
- Freeplacement of all objects
- Seamless and smooth building
- In depth Object menu
- Multiple players can work within the same room at the same time
- The game has been created using Unreal Engine
It appears to be early days for Vivaland, and it will be interesting to see how the game progresses over the coming months!
Vivaland has a planned release for 2023. However, to find out more about Vivaland follow the links below!
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