What occurred to Goat Simulator 2? Goat Simulator 3 builders clarify how they picked the identify
When Goat Simulator 3 was introduced, followers of the primary one scrambled to their computer systems to ask “is there a Goat Simulator 2?” solely to search out that there certainly was not a second recreation that gamers missed. As a substitute, the builders determined to be cheeky in regards to the title.
Whereas most individuals anticipated the sport to observe its sequel and have a two after its identify, the builders had one thing else in thoughts. Nicely, a minimum of half of them did. On the Gamescom ground, artistic director at Espresso Stain North Santiago Ferrero advised Dot Esports how the identify got here to be.
“Half of the staff cherished to call it Goat Simulator 2, the opposite half needed Goat Simulator 4, it was a compromise, and it was Goat Simulator 3 that landed,” Ferrero stated.
The identify of the second installment of the Goat Simulator franchise is kind of becoming for the theme of the sport. The unique Goat Simulator included a variety of humor, popular culture references, and wacky physics to provide the sport a foolish vibe, and the builders are doing extra of the identical with Goat Simulator 3, however with much more laughs.
“We don’t wish to divert from [Goat Simulator] an excessive amount of,” Ferrero stated. “It’s actual key that this recreation is your palate cleanser between video games, we sort of see it as that, and we wish to improve that. Sandbox is essential for us to simply go, have enjoyable, simply loopy, and pack it with references, pack it with secrets and techniques and all that.”
Not solely is Goat Simulator 3 a cheeky identify that confused its meant viewers, however the pre-order for the sport isn’t even referred to as a pre-order, it’s referred to as Goat Simulator 3 – Pre Udder Version. Gamers who pre-order the sport get a large udder as an in-game bonus for getting the sport early.
Goat Simulator 3 can be out there on Nov. 17, and gamers who wish to get their udders can pre-order it for $29.99 on PlayStation 5, Xbox Sequence X|S, and PC.