One look at this new game in development, Astroneer, and you’ll want to play it. Now.
Via the Verge, the game features an “adventure-happy explorer” bounding through other worlds. Your mission? Explore those worlds and help build space stations.
The best part? The “aerospace industry and interplanetary exploration” game is from Seattle-based System Era Softworks. Nice work over there!
We are so happy and proud to announce our first game as a team, ASTRONEER!! https://t.co/iVZh9gF0Zk
— System Era Softworks (@SES_dev) October 7, 2015
Here is System Era’s description of Astroneer from their site:
“The sudden development of technology for rapid space travel enables fast and inexpensive journeys to the stars. Exo Dynamics, the dominant conglomerate in the new field, has opened flights to daring citizens of Earth. Like the Yukon gold rush of old, waves of adventurers sign up to launch themselves into a new frontier, risking everything to seek their fortune in the far reaches of the galaxy. These are the Astroneers.”
Not only is the game beyond beautiful, it looks incredibly fun and educational — and accessible to all ages. We can see those who are into Minecraft easily getting into Astroneer.
It’s still in development, but should be out sometime in 2016 in the first quarter, as the Verge reports.
Check out more gorgeous scenes from the game below, all from the Astroneer website: