In an open world, the player controls "Beatrix LeBeau," a rancher who moved from Earth to a faraway planet to run a slime ranch. The player focuses on building a farm and exploring the world to find, raise, feed, and breed slimes, which are slimy creatures of different sizes and shapes.
The main goal of the game is to give slimes the right kind of food so they can make "plots," which can be traded for Newbucks, which are used to buy farm and equipment upgrades. its. There are many kinds of slimes in the world, and Slime Rancher 2 introduces some of them. Slimes respond to what they eat and change as a result.