After months of delays, it looks like we could finally see the launch of Rust Console Edition now that the game has been rated by the ESRB.
Rust lead developer Double Eleven has announced that the popular PC game will be making the jump to consoles since X019, but we’ve heard very little about the PS4 and Xbox One version of the game since then.
The original release date suggested on the Xbox show indicated that the game would release sometime in 2020, but as by a studio announcement last month it went down a bit.
Now, however, gamers keen to see their virtual dongs brought to life through the magic of Xbox and PlayStation have renewed confidence that they will soon see the game.
A list on the Entertainment Software Rating Board website reveals a Mature (M) rating and confirms the game is coming to previously announced PS4 and Xbox One, as well as PS5 and Xbox Series X / S.
“This is a first-person multiplayer survival game in which players compete to survive in a hostile environment,” the summary reads.
“Players explore the open world environment, gather resources, create weapons (eg spears, machine guns, explosives), and defend against wild animals and other players. Players can attack and kill enemies in frenzied battles, with successful hits resulting in large splashes of blood.
“Players can continue to shoot animals or humans on the ground (ie post mortem damage), accompanied by significant blood spatter effects.
“Battles are highlighted with realistic gunfire and explosions. When human enemies are killed, they can be harvested for body parts and cooked for food. “
None of this description will be new to you if you’ve started the survival game on PC, or if you’ve logged into one of the myriad Twitch streams that have exploded in popularity lately (probably thanks to the generous Twitch drops the developer recently activated).
There’s no official word on when we’ll see Rust on consoles at the time of writing, but now that he has an ESRB rating, he should appear as soon as possible.