If you have acquired a choice for constructing stuff with mates whereas operating from hungry and horrifying cave creatures, you will have spied Core Keeper when it launched in early entry again in March. The artful co-op game for 8 gamers blew previous half 1,000,000 downloads on Steam in simply a few weeks, its combo of Stardew Valley-esque homesteading and cavern-survival making a surprisingly efficient steadiness between cosy and creepy. Now, developer Pugstorm is engaged on Core Keeper’s first main update.

As revealed within the PC Gaming Show, the Sunken Sea launches on June 15, and is free to all Core Keeper gamers. The spotlight of the brand new update is a biome of the identical identify: an underground sea filled with aquatic surprises and islands that you may navigate through boat. There are additionally 4 enemy varieties and a model new Titan boss on the way in which.

“We’ve worked really hard to deliver an expansive and meaningful line-up of new content for Core Keeper players to discover with the Sunken Sea update,” says Sven Thole, CEO and animator at Pugstorm. “We are listening closely to suggestions and feedback from our community and we are very excited for players to discover everything the Sunken Sea has to offer.”

Some of those new high quality of life options embrace portals to warp giant distances throughout the map, sprinklers to robotically water crops, and vainness slots so you may customise the look of your cave-dweller. There are additionally new gadgets, crops, weapons, ore, buildings—nearly every little thing you must maintain increasing and defending your subterranean settlement.

Core Keeper is without doubt one of the most fun video games of the 12 months thus far, mixing the likes of Stardew Valley, Terraria, and Valheim to create one thing that feels fairly recent, so it’s going to be thrilling to see what the Sunken Sea has in retailer.

You can uncover its secrets and techniques for your self when the update launches on June 15.