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Starfield: How Many Planets are There? Answered

Starfield has a large amount of planets to explore, but just how many are there?

Starfield is the latest project to come from Bethesda. A massive space game with exploration, combat, quests, and more, it’s set to keep players glued to their seats for hours on end. Just how big is the game when it comes to exploring? In this guide we will go over how many planets will there be in Starfield.

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How Many Planets are There in Starfield? Answered

In 2022 during the Xbox and Bethesda Showcase, Game Director Todd Howard confirmed there will be over 1,000 explorable planets in Starfield. The caveat is that not all of those planets will have life. Roughly 10%, or 100 planets, will contain unique flora and fauna for you to discover and interact with. Planets are procedurally generated, with some being made up of a single biome type, while others may have multiple biomes.

One hundred planets is a whole lot to explore, especially when adding populated moons and space stations to the mix. Not only that, but any discoveries you make will pay you in cold, hard credits. If you’re worried about the game having enough content, there’s certainly plenty of space surveying to do.

Confirmed Planets and Moons

These are the currently known planets and moons that appear in Starfield before release. The list contains a total of 85 locations.

  • Akila
  • Al-Battani V
  • Al-Battani V-A
  • Alchiba IV
  • Alchiba IV-A
  • Alchiba VII
  • Alchiba VII-B
  • Alchiba X
  • Alchiba X-B
  • Algorab III
  • Algorab III-B
  • Alpha Andraste II
  • Alpha Andraste III
  • Altair II
  • Anselon
  • Aranae I
  • Arcturus III
  • Bardeen III
  • Beta Ternion III
  • Burran
  • Cassiopeia I
  • Cassiopeia IV
  • Cassiopeia IV-A
  • Charybdis III
  • Charybdis V
  • Chawla
  • Earth
  • Enlil V
  • Freya IX
  • Freya IX-B
  • Gagarin
  • Groombridge VIII
  • Groombridge VIII-A
  • Io
  • Jemison
  • Jupiter
  • Ka’zaal
  • Kazarah
  • Kreet
  • Kumasi III
  • Luna
  • Magreth
  • Mars
  • Mercury
  • Moloch I
  • Montara Luna
  • Neebas
  • Nemeria IV
  • Nemeria IV-A
  • Neptune
  • Nesoi
  • Niira
  • Nirvana II
  • Olivas
  • Piazzi IV
  • Piazzi IV-C
  • Piazzi VII
  • Piazzi VII-B
  • Pluto
  • Porrima I
  • Porrima III
  • Porrima IV
  • Porrima IV-C
  • Porrima IV-D 
  • Porrima V
  • Porrima V-A
  • Procyon III
  • Rasalhague I
  • Saturn
  • Sumati
  • Sy-920
  • Syrma I
  • Tau Ceti II
  • Tau Ceti II-A
  • Tau Ceti VIII
  • Tau Ceti VIII-B
  • Tidacha I
  • Uranus
  • Vectera
  • Venus
  • Verne II
  • Volii Alpha
  • Washakie
  • Zamka

That’s all we know about how many planets are going to be in Starfield. Get ready to put in overtime hours if you plan on exploring all 1,000 plus of them. You can find out more about Starfield with our guide hub, which will be expanding rapidly as release day approaches.


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