EVERSPACE 2 early access release is right around the corner for Windows PC, but coming later in Linux gaming and Mac. Thanks to the development efforts of ROCKFISH Games. Which is due to release on both Steam and GOG.
ROCKFISH Games has announced their big upcoming single player space looter shooter release. EVERSPACE 2 early access will begin on both Steam and GOG starting January 18, 2021. The game will release in English. This includes professional voice acting for the first 12+ hours of the story campaign. As well as the several side missions that take place in the first two star systems. As a result, the initial version will be good for at least 25 hours of gameplay. Since this introduces pilots to EVERSPACE 2’s core gameplay mechanics. Such as space combat, exploration, mining, puzzle-solving, and traveling. On top of that, there is trading, various items, crafting, and ship customization. This also includes player and companion perks. As well as five different player ship subclasses in EVERSPACE 2 early access.
The full version for Windows PC, including Mac and native Linux support, will be released at a reasonably increased price in the first half of 2022. This will also come with UI and text language support. Including German, French, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, Russian, simplified Chinese, Japanese, and Korean.
EVERSPACE 2 Early Access Teaser Trailer
“After multiple rounds of community testing by some 2,000 players. And great feedback from various gaming outlets and content creators on the closed Beta. EVERSPACE 2 early access is ready. We can’t wait to receive feedback on the initial release version from space game enthusiasts on Steam and GOG,” says Michael Schade, CEO & co-founder of ROCKFISH Games.
“Of course, the game is far from being finished. On top of the two star systems, EVERSPACE 2 early access pilots will be able to explore at launch. We plan to have four to six more as well as several additional player ship subclasses. Going beyond the Interceptor, Sentinel, Striker, Gunship, and Scout at launch. All to be gradually added on a quarterly basis. In the final game, players will also be able to enjoy twice as much story content. Plus lots of worthwhile endgame activities. We look forward to working closely with our community over the course of the next 12 to 18 months. Making an outstanding narrative driven open world space looter shooter.”
Also, thanks to high demand from hardcore space simulation fans. The EVERSPACE 2 Early Access will offer fully configurable HOTAS support and presets. Available for popular Logitech and Thrustmaster joysticks hardware setups. It should be interesting to see how this all translates with Proton in Linux.
EVERSPACE 2 Early Access can be Wishlisting on Steam. Where the initial prototype version of the game is also available as a free demo. On GOG, the game is open for Wishlisting as well. Due to be priced at $39.99 USD / €37.99 / £31.99 for Windows PC. With Linux gaming and Mac support coming in 2022. But the release is right around the corner, January 18, 2021.