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Catizens Out Now in Early Access

HeroCraft PC and indie developer Bad Optics Games have released their cat colony sim, Catizens, on Steam Early Access. The cat kingdom is open and aspiring fluffy adventurers are ready for the purr-fect experience.

Inspired by RimWorld and The Sims, Catizens puts players in charge of a cat colony simulation full of unique cats with quirky personalities. Through careful guidance, players can help these furry felines build their settlement, develop relationships, and save the kingdom from threats.

Every citizen or rather catizen has their own unique personality. Some will even form relationships with others. On occasion personal requests will be made. Keeping the cats happy will aid in building up the settlement.

A variety of professions are available for the settlements residents. Farming, blacksmithing, knighthood, and fishing are just a few. The unexplored wilderness offers both valuable resources and dangerous threats. Settlement expansion into different environments is possible. Discover hidden treasures or the best fishing spot. Some quirky characters may be found in the wilds that offer quests.

Cats can be customized. A range of facial and body features plus traits are available. Players can also design their homes. The settlement can be decorated with different accessories, roof colors, and various other details allowing players to add their own personal touches. And remember to pets the cats!

Catizens is now available on Windows and Mac in Early Access through Steam for $17.77. A 10% Introductory Offer discount is available until August 24, 2022. For more information visit the game’s website at

Catizens – Early Access Launch Trailer | HeroCraft PC

Bad Optics Games (@badopticsgames Twitter) is an indie studio based in the United States. Currently the studio is working on their debut title Catizens led by Yang Shan who brings game development experience from her time working on The Sims 3 and The Sims 4 as a gameplay engineer.

HeroCraft PC (@HeroCraftPC Twitter, @HeroCraftGames YouTube) is a subdivision of the established developer and publisher HeroCraft. The company’s focus is on high-quality games with more than ten games in the role-playing, action, and strategy genres in their portfolio. Currently the HeroCraft PC subdivision is working on several projects including Anvil Saga, Revival: Recolonization, Catizens, and Organs Please.