Players have a variety of colors from which they can choose for their penguins. When creating an account, the player is asked by Aunt Arctic to pick one from 16 options. The color of the penguin can by changed in-game by the player for free by clicking the "My penguin" button, the "My Profile" button, and then selecting the "Color" tab. A membership is not required to do this.
A poll was held on the Island News Blog on January 11, 2018 to choose two new colors to be added to the game when the anniversary party begins in the 1.10 update.
The options are "Black and Green", "Blue and Red", and "Dark Green and Purple".
Players had a variety of colors from which they could choose for their penguins. When creating an account, the player was asked to pick one from 15 options for free. Further colors could later be bought from the Penguin Style catalog in the Clothes Shop for 20 coins each. A membership was not required for buying new colors.
Colors are essentially clothing items. However, they couldn't be removed from the player card, and the player was only able to change colors. In the inventory, color icons were represented as colored blobs with eyes.
The colors were as follows, going respectively with the picture:
In the past, a new color has been confirmed, or planned to be released every 3 years. The first new color, Lime Green was released in 2006, the second one being Aqua in 2009, and the third one being Arctic White in 2012. No new colors were released in 2015.