It’s almost three years late, though Kerbal Space Program 2 is almost there, assuming you don’t mind a few rough edges. Private Division has announced that the sequel to its rocket building game will be available in Early Access on February 24th via Steam, the Epic Games Store and other online stores. The new title comes with a number of content and feature updates, but perhaps the biggest improvement is ease of use – this might be worth a look if you’ve been put off by the original’s learning curve.
KSP2 includes “completely overhauled” vehicle assembly and flight interfaces, which the developers say are more suitable for beginners without taking away the challenge. Newcomers will also see tutorial animations. Add in a new maneuver planner and a more usable time loop (this is now an option when accelerating) and the game should be less intimidating, not to mention less monotonous on long drives.
Whatever your skill level, the scope will be much larger. The initial release will feature new environments with more detailed atmospheres and terrain, as well as new space technology with customizable parts. You’ll see a lot more later. KSP2 will finally add interstellar travel, and you can build colonies with habitats and space stations. Multiplayer is also on the roadmap for friends who want to either collaborate on space exploration or improve each other’s accomplishments.
The new game will only be available on PC during Early Access and it is not certain when the final version will be ready. The first Kerbal space program It took four years to finish the pre-release phase. If you’re a console fan or just want a polished product, you might have to wait longer.
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https://www.engadget.com/kerbal-space-program-2-early-access-release-date-184817301.html?src=rss ‘Kerbal Space Program 2’ finally arrives on February 24th