Prison Architect screenshot of a well-developed map

Despite the 'totally final update' releasing quite a while ago, Prison Architect is still receiving a steady stream of updates. However, this new update has not been developed by the original Prison Architect team, but rather by Double Eleven who are responsible for the console version. So while the original team may have moved onto other projects, Prison Architect will continue onward!

As far as the new content is concerned, "The Clink" update is mostly centered around small improvements and quality-of-life changes. The list of new features isn't exactly long, so here it is in full:

General

• 4 new floor tiles and 4 new wall types added

• Increased the number of foremen that can be hired for larger prisons where foremen also teach programs

• Added new sprites for missing orientations to many items. Aiming to provide full set of rotations to all objects in the future

• Added “Guard Response” button that allows players to immediately send existing nearby guards to a location, instead of needing to hire additional guards to deal with incidents

• New “Tunnel Search” button that allows the player to have guards search all toilets only, for hidden escape tunnels

• Additional Quick Rooms added to the Quick Build menu, for quicker and easier room construction

• Following prisoners and staff has been made easier, you can now double-click on them to enable

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• New content is being added to a brand new tileset file

• The current tileset.png has been made larger, allowing for more custom content

While the update itself is fairly small, it is worth mentioning that (according to a rumor) the current Prison Architect team is hard at work on a brand new DLC. Whether that is actually true, I'm afraid I don't know, but given that Paradox is involved I wouldn't be surprised to see Prison Architect get numerous expansions over the next few years. I certainly wouldn't complain as Prison Architect has plenty of directions it can grow in!

Once more information gets announced I'll make sure to let you know, but until then you can read a little bit more about "The Clink" update over at Steam.

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