Expand Your Menagerie With the Zoo Tycoon 2 Ultimate Collection
Released in 2004 by Blue Fang Games through Microsoft Game Studios, the Zoo Tycoon 2 Ultimate Collection is a great way to experience life as a virtual zookeeper, tending to some of the world's most exotic animals. Whether you're buying for yourself or as a gift for a fan, eBay offers a wide range of options to suit every budget.What does this collection include?
The Zoo Tycoon 2 Ultimate Collection features the base Zoo Tycoon 2 game, as well as all the expansion packs, making it a combination of 5 games in total. While you still have the option of buying all of these games separately, purchasing them as part of a collection is a cost effective and efficient way to grow your gaming library. The specific games included are:
- Zoo Tycoon 2.
- Zoo Tycoon 2: African Adventure.
- Zoo Tycoon 2: Endangered Species.
- Zoo Tycoon 2: Extinct Animals.
- Zoo Tycoon 2: Marine Mania.
The Zoo Tycoon 2 Ultimate Collection can only be played on computers running Windows operating software as none of the expansion packs have been retooled for other operating systems. The Zoo Tycoon 2 base game, however, is also available for Mac OS and a version for the Nintendo DS was released in 2008.How do you know if this game will run on your particular PC?
Zoo Tycoon 2 was first released in 2004, so almost any computer that is still operational now will have no trouble running it. This even includes smaller, less powerful devices like netbooks, so it might be a good choice for people who would like something to play on-the-go. Before purchase, however, you should check the manufacturer's site for compatibility details and minimum requirements.What kind of gameplay should you expect?
There are a number of modes, each with different limitations. The exception to this is Freeform, which is only restricted in terms of space, objects, and animals. Freeform features:
- Unlimited money supply with which to build facilities, add exhibits, and staff the zoo.
- All items are freely available, except for those that need to be unlocked in Scenario or Challenge games.
- Freedom to choose a plot of land, create terrain types, and decide on a biome.