Also, space critters.
Wɪᴛh tʜᴇ releᴀse ᴏꜰ ɪᴛs ᴍᴏsᴛ reᴄᴇɴᴛ pᴀᴛch ᴏᴜᴛ ᴏꜰ tʜᴇ ᴡᴀʏ, Eversᴘᴀᴄᴇ 2 ᴅᴇᴠᴇʟᴏᴘers Rockꜰɪsʜ Gaᴍᴇs ʜᴀᴠᴇ rolʟᴇᴅ ᴏᴜᴛ ɪᴛs ʀᴏᴀᴅᴍᴀᴘ ꜰᴏʀ ᴅᴇᴠᴇʟᴏᴘᴍᴇnt ᴏꜰ tʜᴇ Early Access sᴘᴀᴄᴇ shooter ɪɴ 2021. Tʜᴇ ɴᴇᴡ feᴀᴛures ɪɴ tʜᴇ pipe ɪɴclude ɴᴇᴡ sʜɪᴘ sub-clᴀsses ꜰᴏʀ tʜᴇ pʟᴀʏer, ᴀs ᴡᴇll ᴀs ɴᴇᴡ ᴀᴄᴛivɪᴛies ɪɴ varioᴜs pᴀʀᴛs ᴏꜰ tʜᴇ ɢᴀᴍᴇ wᴏʀld. Furtʜᴇr, tʜᴇ ɢᴀᴍᴇ's maɪɴ stᴏʀy ᴡɪʟʟ ʙᴇ ᴀᴅᴅed ᴛᴏ, ᴡʜɪᴄʜ ɪs sᴏᴍᴇthɪɴg thᴀᴛ tʜᴇ ᴅᴇᴠᴇʟᴏᴘers ᴡᴇren't previoᴜsly plᴀɴnɪɴg ᴛᴏ ᴅᴏ.
The first update, this spring, will have a light fighter equipped for speed and defensive reconnaissance, as well as a heavy fighter-bomber specializing in missiles and mines. That will also have the new story missions. A summer update will include a new system with new enemies, as well as increase the player level cap. The fall update will introduce two more fighter types, as well as a new region and fast travel.
If this has all gotten you interested in Everspace 2, here are 6 tips to help you survive your first hours. Our Steven Messner was quite enamored with Everspace 2, calling it "close to being the new gold standard for space shooters."
You can find Everspace 2 on Steam. Here are some space critters, too: