There's been a lot of excitement surrounding the upcoming release of Rust Console Edition for Xbox, and while we didn't get an official date as part of the Xbox Indie Showcase today, it's been announced separately as May 21!

The game is already available to pre-order on the Microsoft Store in three different versions - Standard, Digital Deluxe and Digital Ultimate, with the latter two containing pre-order beta access and early access.

Welcome to Rust. The only aim in Rust is to survive - Overcome struggles such as hunger, thirst and cold. Build a fire. Build a shelter. Kill animals. Protect yourself from other players.

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