Slime Rancher 2 Early Access

Meanwhile, back at the slime ranch, Monomi Park announces that Early Access to Slime Rancher 2 for Windows is now underway on the Epic Games Store and Steam (thanks Mr. Tact). The Early Access Launch Trailer shows the first-person shooter elements in this action/adventure. An official FAQ discusses the state of the release and lays out a roadmap of what to expect. Word is:
Slime Rancher 2 is a sequel to the award-winning, smash-hit original that has been enjoyed by over 15 million fans worldwide. Continue the adventures of Beatrix LeBeau as she journeys to Rainbow Island, a mysterious land brimming with ancient technology, unknown natural resources, and an avalanche of wiggling, jiggling, new slimes to discover.

As Beatrix attempts to unravel the island’s secrets and uncover its true purpose, she’ll build, ranch, and farm within a beautiful conservatory, whose sparkling glass walls give her full view of the prismatic paradise she now calls home.