We are loving the zoo as kids, wanting to go and watch the life of wild animals right in the neighborhood. But have you ever imagine of a planet that was also a huge zoo? Well, now you don't even have to imagine that, as Planet Zoo - a sand-box simulation game about creating your own Zoo planet is coming this November.

However, if you cannot wait until next month to play the game, then there is also good news for you - as the beta test of the game is also available for those who have pre-ordered the game. The beta will include the first mission of the game's Career Mode, as well as let you try out the development mechanic of Franchise Mode with one biome.

You can take a look at the game's trailer on the video below:

Planet Zoo Announcement Trailer

The story mode of the game - dubbed Career mode - will introduce the players to a grand campaign of taking care of zoos around the world. In the beta version, you will be able to play the first scenario of the main campaign, which will introduce you to the basic gameplay of the game, as well as a selection of animals from the game's database.

Lion Key Art
The game's Lion Key art

Meanwhile, the other mode - Franchise mode - is where you are free to build, manage, research and develop your own zoo franchise. This game mode included the online multiplayer function - which will let you play with other players around the world. You can also trade and exchange animals with your friends so that you can increase your zoo's genetic diversity.

You can watch the gameplay of the game in the video below:

Planet Zoo Franchise Mode gameplay

The beta will available for all those who have pre-ordered the game. Along with that, you can also purchase the Deluxe Edition of the game, which will feature 3 exclusive species: the Komodo dragon, pygmy hippopotamus, and Thomson’s gazelle. The deluxe version will also include a soundtrack package, as well as some high-quality wallpapers.

Planet Zoo will be available on PC via Steam on November 5th.