Everspace 2 full release finally has a launch date set

With two years in early access and six content updates, Everspace 2 is finally ready for full release on April 6 for PC.

Everspace 2 has had a long road to get to where it is today but with a full release less than two months away, it’s finally time for players to take to the skies. With a PC release coming on April 6 and Playstation 5 and Xbox series consoles receiving it this summer, the game has come a long way since its Kickstarter in 2015.

Despite ROCKFISH Games initially planning for release on Playstation 4 and Xbox One, these are no longer going ahead. “Downscaling EVERSPACE 2 to those platforms does not hit the level of quality that we want to deliver,” said Rockfish CEO Michael Schade.

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Price changes 

With its last update released back in November, it appears the game is getting its last few tweaks before its release. The looter-shooter will be raising the PC price from $40 up to $50 on February 20 to accommodate its added content. However, a physical deluxe edition will be available for next-gen consoles worldwide. More information is expected to come soon about this. 

Credit: Everspace 2 Kickstarter

Full release

With Everspace 2 coming a long way since it first began in early access, the full release will see all-new enemies, customisation options, boss fights and trading maps.

Additionally, a new Companion will be available as well as a whole extra star system. Although 1.0 will contain the whole story, Schade assured fans that “beyond the final chapter of the Everspace 2 story, there’s still a lot to see.” 

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With those who backed the Kickstarter and pledged for a PS4/Xbox One copy, Rockfish have assured players that they will receive a refund or upgrade to next-gen console. Additionally, console ports and a Steam Deck version will also be available in the summer. For now, a free demo is available on Steam for those who want a sneak peek. 

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