A cross-gen simulator, but not the one you’d expect ever to happen – even the thought of it is unique.
Auroch Digital announced that next year, Sold Out is going to release (and this not a joke) a beer brewing simulator. „Learn to brew, refine and celebrate your craft, and become a Brewmaster! Discover, learn and master the art of homebrewing in the ultimate celebration of craft beer. From perfecting authentic, chemistry-driven brewing techniques to naming, bottling and labelling—refine your craft to become the ultimate Brewmaster in the first-ever realistic beer brewing experience. With all the tricks of the trade and the best equipment at your disposal, follow a recipe, or experiment with a huge variety of real-world ingredients to hone your skills. Enter friendly competitions, earn beer tokens, and upgrade your equipment to become an even better brewer. Choose to experience the story-led Brewmaster mode or throw yourself into Creative Mode, a sandbox with everything unlocked.
[…] Create the ideal space to spend relaxing hours making your perfect beer. Unlock your favourite equipment and decorate your brewing space. Use beer tokens to buy better equipment to truly make it your own space. […] Concoct a variety of different types of beer, including wheat, blondes, stouts, IPAs, and more while improving your brewing skills. Perfect recipes, improve the taste, design your labels, and then submit your beers to local competitions and breweries to gain reputation and beer tokens. Built for complete beginners to beer aficionados alike; learn the basics of the beer brewing process with a range of recipes to choose from, or get creative with total freedom to brew your unique flavours. […] Mash malts, boil hops, and pitch yeast to kick-start fermentation. Build your repertoire of homebrewing skills with a variety of brewing techniques to master a range of craft beer styles. This relaxing and deeply satisfying sim will let you experience the rewarding and unhurried pleasure of homebrewing, without worrying about money or space.
[…] Brewmaster is a detailed, authentic game driven by a simulation of real brewing chemistry, and a deep understanding of the real-life fermentation processes. That doesn’t mean you have to have a degree in chemistry. The hard formulas happen behind the scenes, allowing you to focus on the best bits of beer brewing fun. […] Once you’ve produced your ideal brew, do your beer justice with an eye-catching label and a memorable name. Tweak and personalize every element of your beer and boost your renown at beer festivals. As your work becomes respected, you’ll submit to local breweries for batch production, expand your network, and unlock bigger jobs and more challenging recipes. A true Brewmaster is always learning! […] You’ll be using cutting-edge technology, but brewing is a craft with a long lineage dating back to 10,000BCE. We were harnessing the real-life alchemy of fermentation before we’d even unlocked “writing” on our species’ skill tree. So join this honourable and ancient craft, hone your skills and flex your creativity as you explore the depth and breadth of craft beer in the 21st Century and add your chapter to the ongoing history of brewing!”, the developer’s press release claims.
Brewmaster launches in 2022 on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PC (Steam), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.