The Survivalists – Out Today!

The Survivalists – Out Today!


It’s time to wash ashore the sandy beaches of The Survivalists which launches today on Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Apple Arcade and PC!

Stop monkeying around and watch the launch trailer:

The Survivalists is a procedurally generated and adventure-filled survival sandbox set in The Escapists universe. Explore, build, craft and even train monkeys with up to three friends in a desperate bid to survive. Have you got what it takes to be a Survivalist?


Purchase Today

Get The Survivalists on Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 or Steam by clicking any of these links. The Survivalists on Apple Arcade is available to those with subscriptions to the service.



Explore a procedurally generated world of islands, full of exciting biomes, quests and more to discover! Each new character made generates a entirely new world, plus join online games to enter a friends set of unique islands!


Don’t just survive… thrive! Build a new home or epic base for you and friends! Bolster you defenses against a whole host of hostiles that could raid your camp and take your supplies!

Make Monkey Friends

Shipwrecked life in The Survivalists is helped through its unique Monkey Mimic system, where players train up to 20 local primates to da raft of tasks and help automate systems, from cooking and crafting, to collecting resources. Tasks can be chained together like a production line, so monkeys help make island life run a little smoother. 


Get crafty and become a master tinkerer in island contraptions. Make tools, furniture, weapons and more that will help you survive on the islands.


Danger stalks the islands with bands of orcs that patrol the shores. Many more hostile creatures will happily make a meal out of you. Arm yourself and your monkey friends to defend your new home and stay safe on your adventures. Also keep a tab of your hunger as you need to stay in good health for island life!


Wait, what is that?


PlayStation 4 Launch Edition – Monkey Business Bonus

It’s time to turn your island into a catwalk!

As PlayStation 4 had no Pre-orders receive the Monkey Business DLC for free if you purchase the game by the end of October 15th as the Launch Edition.

Included is three player hats and six monkey hats which are part of the Box-Ex side quest!

Apple Arcade users will also get this bonus!



A Discord server is now open for Survivalists to hang out and talk desert island life! Oh and did we mention there’s monkey emotes? Click the banner below to join!

Keep up to date with all the latest Survivalists news below:

The Survivalists Twitter

The Survivalists Facebook

Team 17 Twitter

Team 17 Facebook

Team 17 Discord

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