EVERSPACE 2 Early Access Launch Date Announced for Steam and GOG

Preview: EVERSPACE 2

ROCKFISH Games has finally announced the Early Access release date of its upcoming single-player space looter shooter EVERSPACE 2. The Early Access of EVERSPACE 2 will be released both on Steam and GOG Games in the Development program on January 18, 2021. The Early Access version of the game will cost $39.99 and it will launch in the English language for the time being.

The game will also be released with professional voice acting for the first 12+ hours of the story campaign and several side missions that take place in the first two star systems of the final game. The Early Access version will offer around 25 hours of gameplay right at launch and it will introduce players to EVERSPACE 2’s core gameplay mechanics of space combat, exploration, mining, puzzle-solving, traveling, trading, itemization, crafting, ship customization, player and companion perks along with five different player ship subclasses.

Check out the Early Access launch trailer of the game below:

The full version of the game will support PC, Mac, and Linux however it will be slightly higher-priced than the Early Access version. It is slated for a full release in the first half of 2022 and with come with support for additional languages as well including German, French, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. Michael Schade, CEO & co-founder of ROCKFISH Games said:

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 is ready for Early Access. We can’t wait to receive feedback on the initial release version from space game enthusiasts on Steam and GOG. Of course, the game is far from being finished. On top of the two star systems, EVERSPACE 2 pilots will be able to explore in Early Access at launch, we plan to have four to six more as well as several additional player ship subclasses beyond the Interceptor, Sentinel, Striker, Gunship, and Scout at launch, 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 to make an outstanding narrative-driven open-world space looter shooter.

EVERSPACE 2 Early Access

ROCKFISH Games delivered an absolute blast of a sequel with EVERSPACE 2 and we have its wonderful Accolades Trailer to prove it, alongside the Incursions Update, the teaser trailer for its Drake: Gang Wars update, Xbox Game Pass arrival trailerZharkov: The Vortex UpdateFirst Early Access Update trailer, detailed roadmap revealEarly Access Preview, and Early Access Launch announcement trailer. EVERSPACE 2 started its journey as a Kickstarter project during which it showcased in-game locations, HOTAS supportexclusive Closed Betagameplay trailersClosed Alpha, and Concept Art.

Its Early Access launch was delayed on two separate occasions, one in March 2020 and then again in November 2020. Its Kickstarter campaign had a massive goal of $493,000 which was achieved on its final campaign day. The developer kept gamers in the loop with a regular influx of new information during this period. We were lucky enough to get our hands on an early access prototype of the game back in May 2020 for our preview.

Are you looking forward to jumping in the Early Access of EVERSPACE 2 later this month? Let us know in the comments section below.

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