The Indie Stone has released the first update for zombie survival sandbox Project Zomboid.

It is now available to download by all who subscribe to the game's development through pre-purchases.

The update adds new character customisation options, a new sandbox mode, full modding support and new items to find and craft.

"We're overjoyed that such a strong community has grown around us, and are coming with us on what we hope will be quite an amazing ride," said The Indie Stone's Chris 'Lemmy' Simpson.

Project Zomboid follows a similar rolling development process to that of indie sensation Minecraft. Those who subscribe (via digital distribution service Desura) to the game get access to every stage of the game's development. Alternatively, you can buy directly from the Project Zomboid website.

Eurogamer chatted with The Indie Stone at the Develop Conference last month to discuss the future of Project Zomboid.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Jump to comments (12)

About the author

Wesley Yin-Poole

Wesley Yin-Poole

Deputy Editor

Wesley is Eurogamer's deputy editor. He likes news, interviews, and more news. He also likes Street Fighter more than anyone can get him to shut up about it.

More articles by Wesley Yin-Poole

Comments (12)

Hide low-scoring comments
Order
Threading

Related

GOG launches an early access program with "no questions asked" refunds

Pledges to "carefully evaluate" and hand-pick each game.

Project Zomboid is getting co-op map making

You're gonna need bigger brains.

Project Zomboid multiplayer unveiled

And it's due out sooner than you'd think.