February 23rd, 2021 Livestream
Q&A: Will you be able to play Story on an existing save when 1.0 comes out?
This question was possibly duplicated with a more recent answer: April 20th, 2021 Livestream Q&A: Will you be able to experience the Story regardless of where you're at in the game? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWaSY4K9P0U
they each have 13 kids uh all right let's get back to some q a will you be able to play the story on existence save when 1.0 comes out uh yes to like we always want you to be able to load your save files now there might be cases where we've made game changes that affect your factory lines which is going to happen in update four for instance in tier seven with uh some of the what is it the bauxite line and the uh bauxite aluminum there's two more i can't remember nuclear something whatever there's some changes to the the production lines there and um your safe i will load and you'll be able to like run around in your factory but maybe your factory will break because like the the the lines don't produce the amount of or the recipes that change and stuff like that so we're pretty confident that you'll always be able to load your save files to some degree but you might need to refactor some of it and i guess that kind of goes with the story as well like at this point we don't know for sure i think um to what degree this how the story will be intact you know if you play if you load an old save yeah it's a little too soon for us to to know and to issue some kind of warning or you know pro tips or whatever like give you suggestions mark's 10 tips just like last time