Don't Starve Together, the standalone multiplayer expansion of wilderness survival game Don't Starve, will finally leave Steam Early Access on April 21, Klei Entertainment has announced.
"We are finally at content parity with the base game. Maxwell is on his way, the mandrake is in, caves are hostable without jumping through fiery hoops - we now feel the game is ready for the general public and we're ready to tell everyone," wrote Klei's Joe Woynillowicz.
"This has been our longest Early Access yet (and we've done 3 full games and 2 expansions through early access). Both integrating Reign of Giants and Caves were undertakings, and we really appreciate the patience you've had with us. Thank you!"
The post continued: "Thank you all so much for joining us on this Early Access journey. It's always an adventure to evolve a game with the players, and we have a ton of fun doing so. For Don't Starve Together, launch is just signalling that we've achieved that first step of bringing Don't Starve to be a full-fledged multiplayer experience.
"We get that there's still a lot more to develop - from longer play sessions, to better modding tools, to improving the state of PvP and exploring the lore - there's always more to do than we have hands, but thankfully we're here for the long haul, as long as you are, too."
Don't Starve Together is available for £10.99 and includes a second copy to gift to a friend.