Void Destroyer 2 now available on Steam Early Access
Iteration 11 released Void Destroyer 2, the sequel to their first game of the same name on Steam Early Access today. Void Destroyer 2 is a sandbox space sim inspired by classics such as Freelancer, the X series, Privateer, and Homeworld.
What is Void Destroyer 2?
In the game you take on the role of a Stub. A Stub is a cyborg that has had all its memories and identity removed when it was human. Stubs are solely created for use in war. Upon completing your training you are sent out into the universe with only a mysterious figure to follow up on.
What you do and what you become is up to you. You can follow up on the mysterious figure or go about your way. You can become a mercenary, miner, trader, pirate, commander of a fleet, even build an empire. The choice is yours.
What are the games features?
The game may be in a very early stage of development, but it already has an impressive list of features.
- Open sandbox for you to explore
- Fly any ship - from small fighters to huge carriers
- Multiple control methods from direct flight to capital ship oriented schemes
- Own multiple ships? Easily give them orders via RTS control method or easily switch direct ship-to-ship control.
- Time dilation (slow down time) - make time for decisions and tactics
- Missions and events
- Be a pirate; then, become a pirate overlord
These are the features that are present in the game now, and there are a host of others to be implemented as development progress. Future features include conquering territory, owning property and an engaging storyline with unique missions and boss battles.
What will you become?
Already, the game has plenty of features to keep players busy. There are various ships, missions, and options to choose from. You can start building up your fleet, mining operations, trading empire or even working your way to becoming a pirate overlord today.
Will you be playing Void Destroyer 2? What will you become? Let me know in the comments below.