Prison Architect’s Second Chances expansion brings rehabilitation to the fore

Incarceration sim Prison Architect is turning its thoughts from punishment to rehabilitation with arrival of its fifth expansion, Second Chances, which will be releasing onto PC, PlayStation, Xbox, and Switch (while hopefully remaining on its best behaviour) in June.

As its name implies, the focus of Second Chances is on successfully integrating inmates back in to society once their sentence is complete – which can be achieved by taking advantage of various new rehabilitation tools and programmes, each with their own benefits.

Successful rehabilitation is a bit of a multi-pronged endeavour, but one significant aspect comes in the form of work experience. Second Chances lets players assign inmates to different jobs around prison – catering to members of the public in the new bakery and restaurant rooms, for instance – with the goal being to give offenders a sense of purpose and increase their chances of getting work once released, in turn reducing their chances of reoffending.

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