Factsheet

Developer:
System Era Softworks
Based in Seattle, Washington

Release date:
December 16, 2016

Platforms:
Xbox One / Windows 10
Steam

Website:
astroneer.space

Regular Price:

USD$19.99

Description

Explore and reshape distant worlds! Astroneer is set during the 25th century’s Intergalactic Age of Discovery, where Astroneers explore the frontiers of outer space, risking their lives in harsh environments to unearth rare discoveries and unlock the mysteries of the universe. Players can work together to build custom bases and vehicles and use terrain to create anything they can imagine. A player’s creativity and ingenuity is the key to seeking out and thriving on exciting planetary adventures!

History

Astroneer is developed by System Era Softworks a Seattle, WA based team led by veteran developers who have garnered experience at the likes of 343 Industries, Disney, EA, Valve, and Ubisoft. Extremely passionate about space exploration and science based learning, System Era wants their first title, Astroneer, to be a way for people young and old to discover the wonders of space. System Era came together in 2014 out of a desire to create games that reflect the legacy and future of human space exploration, inspiring a sense of wonder and reverence for a beautiful universe.

Features

  • Shape completely malleable terrain. Dig to the center of the earth, forge mountains, or be creative!
  • Craft vehicles and bases and discover resources to reach ever further into the galaxy.
  • Survive in ever more harsh and rewarding environments.
  • Play with friends in online or local multiplayer.

Videos

Astroneer - Early Access Launch Trailer YouTube

Astroneer - Basebuilding Update Trailer YouTube


Images

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Awards & Recognition

  • "Game Creator of the Year" Windows Developer Awards, 2017
  • "Best Promotional Trailer - Indie Game" Promax Games Awards 2018
  • "GamesightBest of Pax" Pax West 2016


Selected Articles

  • "Is Astroneer the Next Minecraft?"
    - G. Clay Whittaker, Popular Science
  • "It's like The Martian but cuter"
    - Simone de Rochefort, Polygon
  • "Astroneer is an adorable game about space exploration and I want to play it now."
    - Sean O'Kane, The Verge
  • "This looks great, I'm excited"
    - Justin McElroy, Polygon
  • "Upcoming Astronaut Space Exploration Game Looks Amazing."
    - Patricia Hernandez, Kotaku
  • "Astroneer is a Planetary Exploration Game on a Grand Scale."
    - Jon Fingas, Engadget

Monetization Permission

System Era Softworks allows for the contents of Astroneer to be published through video broadcasting services for any commercial or non-commercial purposes. Monetization of videos created containing assets from Astroneer is legally & explicitly allowed by System Era Softworks. This permission can be found in writing at http://astroneer.space/presskit/sheet.php?p=astroneer.


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Twitter
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Facebook
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About System Era Softworks

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System Era Softworks converts coffee matter into video games.

More information
More information on System Era Softworks, our logo & relevant media are available here.


Astroneer Credits

View the full team at the link below
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