APICO Update 4.0 Coming Soon

APICO will soon receive its final update. Update 4.0 will arrive on PC and Nintendo Switch on May 20th 2024. This game is about resource gathering, minigames, and biology. It was originally released in May 2022 and is available now on PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox, and PlayStation.

APICO 4.0: A Hive of Industry!

If you’re not aware, this game is a bee-keeping sim which is about to receive a load of new features. These include a new automation system, new seasonal events, pets, and new craftable materials!

As part of update 4.0 arriving, update 3.0 will also be available on Nintendo Switch on the same day.

Update 4.0 Key Features:

  • Automation Machines: Craft the Auto-sawmill, Auto-centrifuge, and Auto-squeezer, along with eight new automation machines — Hoppers, Shredders, Loggers, Pickers, Sprinklers, Condensers, Ploppers, and Shippers — on your new Crystal Workbench, which can be purchased from Bobbee, to bring your thriving industry to new heights.

  • New Resource — Honeycore Crystals: Use the newly-added resonance meter and engage in its new mini-game to seek out different sounds throughout the various environments that will help you locate six different types of crystals. Melt them down in the forge and craft new crystal items, including Crystal chests, the Crystal axe, hammer, shovel, and more.

  • Pets: Choose from 16 different adorable little companions to accompany you on your expeditions, including your very own tiny dinosaur!

  • New Seasonal Events: Celebrate Hivemas, active during the month of December. Hallowbeen, active during the month of October, in the world of APICO with the NPCs! Each event brings new decor, new paints, and secret easter egg items for you to enjoy. There’s no need to bee patient waiting for each event, as you’ll be able to toggle each event in the settings menu!

  • …and so much more: TNgineers have added ten new quests, new decor, paints, new environmental events, and of course, new bees and pollinators! There’s also a new 100% completion surprise that the most dedicated beekeepers can uncover through the Hive Mother’s door.

You can watch the trailer below. You can also check out our previous news. If you wish to learn more you can view the full patch notes on the official site.

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