Everspace 2 has been announced

Everspace 2 has been announced

Everspace 2 has been announced

Rockfish Games has announced that Everspace 2 is in development, with the studio dropping the original’s roguelike progression system in favour of a tighter focus on story elements. 

Everspace 2 will place players into a fast-paced space shooter with an open world, RPG elements and a proper single-player story. During the campaign, players will make friends, explore for secrets and tackle both campaign and side-quest content. Thanks to the success of the original game, Everspace 2 will benefit from a larger development budget. 

The game is due to release on Steam in the second half of 2019 in early access and is due to release on Xbox One, PS4 and PC sometime in 2021. Some of the funding for Everspace 2 will come via an upcoming Kickstarter campaign, which will start on September 9th with a €450,000 funding target. This Kickstarter will enable Rockfish Games to retain full creative control of their game and potentially expand its scope. 

Below is Everspace 2’s announcement trailer. The game will be developed using Unreal Engine 4 and the game will be playable at Gamescom 2019. 

EVERSPACEâ„¢ 2 is a fast-paced single-player space shooter with deep exploration, tons of loot and classic RPG elements. Experience a thrilling story set in a vivid, handcrafted open-world full of secrets and perils on your journey to become human after all.

In the campaign, you will make some friends with their own story to tell. They will join you on side missions and provide certain benefits in the endgame, where vicious encounters and brutal challenges will stand between you and that next epic loot drop.

Embark on an exciting journey
Discover alien species, unveil mysteries, find hidden treasures and defend your valuables against outlaw clans. But don’t get cocky: there will be some high-risk/high-reward areas waiting for you where grabbing that ultra-special gear and getting out alive will require some serious piloting skills and all your talent for improvisation.

Let the lasers do the talking
Annihilate your foes the EVERSPACEâ„¢ way: Dodge, dash, roll and boost guns blazing into frantic dogfights, leaving only a trail of space scrap behind. Use a wide range of weaponry and abilities to defeat a large variety of opponents like drones, fighters, heavy bombers and powerful gunships all the way to massive capital vessels. Always look around and use your environment to your advantage, and gain the upper hand even if you are outnumbered.

Have it your own way
Expand your private ship collection from a virtually endless supply of ships, composed of various unique ship classes and optimize your build to perfection. Cleverly combine modules, weapons, devices, and perks to fit your individual playstyle and the current objective.


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