How To Survive Third Person Adds New Perspective To Survival Game

Instead of being an isometric, survival RPG, How to Survive Third Person is a third-person survival RPG. The local co-op feature is gone but the zoomed in view now gives gamers a different way to play Eko Software’s title.

The game is 70% off for anyone who already owns the isometric version of How to Survive, and before it released Eko Software and 505 Games offered it up at a 15% discount for those who pre-ordered the game.

In a somewhat surprising twist, the game seems to have a lot of positive reviews on the Steam store page. I was half expecting a few people to get riled up and angry that they would resell the same game just with a different perspective, or that people might get angry and say that this should have just been a mod, but surprisingly there is a lot of feedback and positive support for the re-release.

How To Survive Third Person

As mentioned on the Steam store page…

“Driven by community suggestion, 505 Games and EKO Software introduce you to a new single player 3rd person view experience that allows you to re-play the zombie crafting adventure “How to Survive” from a deeply immersive point of view. Their rotten breath doesn’t smell any better, they don’t look any healthier, they still just grunt, but being closer up makes it a whole load more personal… “

The third-person rendition contains four islands, the original story mode, Kovac’s Way DLC, the Nina DLC, One Shot Escape DLC and the Tombstones & Backpack expansion.

If you don’t already own How to Survive then you can pick up the How to Survive Third Person release then you can grab it for $9.99. If you do already own the original game then you can pick up How to Survive Third Person at 70% off for only $2.99.

If you want to see how this version differs from the original isometric game, you can check out a video from Throneful below.

How To Survive: Third Person Standalone Gameplay (PC HD) [1080p]

How To Survive: Third Person Standalone Gameplay (PC HD) [1080p] —————————————— Partner with VISO: Partner with TGN: __________________________________________ PC Specs: CPU: Intel Core i7 4790K Devil’s Canyon Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-D3H Memory: HyperX Fury Black 16GB DDR3 HDD: SSHD SeaGate Desktop 2TB 7200RPM 64MB SATA-III Graphics card: Gigabyte GeForce

Personally, the animations look fairly stiff; and some YouTubers have commented that the fighting and combat look like an unpolished version of State of Decay.

If you’re interested in How to Survive Third Person you can learn more about the game by heading on over to the official Steam store page.


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One thought on “How To Survive Third Person Adds New Perspective To Survival Game

  1. I bought the original game in late 2013 and was surprised by how much I enjoyed it, rough edges and all. The developer has added plenty of nice content and updates in two years, but I kind of wish they’d move on to something different.

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