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Devolver Digital Acquires Astroneer Studio System Era, Teases "New Ambitions"

Quirky indie publisher Devolver Digital has announced that it has acquired Astroneer developer System Era. Devolver says that "almost a decade of mutual admiration and friendship" has led to this…

November 1, 2023 | 05:14 EDT

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Astroneer Rails Update Pulls into Station Today

The Astroneer Rails Update arrives today, adding trains, train tracks, and automation support for a new method of transportation to this sandbox game. And yes, you can build roller coasters.…

July 11, 2022 | 01:52 EDT

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Astroneer Nintendo Switch Release Date Lands in Early 2022

The Astroneer Nintendo Switch release date has been locked in for early 2022 -- you'll soon be able to play this open-world survival crafting game on the go. Astroneer has been out for close to five…

December 8, 2021 | 05:31 EST

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Astroneer Holiday Update Brings Christmas Cheer to Space

The Astroneer Holiday Update is here and it's bringing some Christmas cheer to space! Astroneer is a game that's all about heading to another solar system and uncovering a grand mystery while also…

December 17, 2019 | 03:00 EST

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The Universe at Your Command: Astroneer's Creative Update Live Now

System Era Softworks have launched the Creative Mode update for Astroneer, coming at the same time as the launch of the PlayStation 4 version. Creative Mode comes with customizable survival settings…

November 17, 2019 | 09:16 EST

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Astroneer Groundwork Update Gets Spooky For Halloween

The Astroneer Groundwork Update is here and it brings with it some spooky new additions for Halloween! Fans of this spacefaring survival sim are getting some goodies just in time for the scariest of…

October 25, 2019 | 09:00 EDT

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Track Down Space Probes in Astroneer's Wanderer Update

The Astroneer Wanderer Update is here, bringing with it some neat new devices for players to craft and a little bit of new gameplay. Primarily, players will be able to hunt down historical space…

September 27, 2019 | 10:00 EDT

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Astroneer Exploration Update Adds Jetpacks, Glowsticks and More

System Era's latest update for space-survival sim Astroneer adds jetpacks, glowsticks, and new base materials alongside bug fixes. All of the details were posted via the official Steam Community page…

September 8, 2019 | 12:00 EDT

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Astroneer PlayStation 4 Version Coming Later This Year

It's been rumored that an Astroneer PlayStation 4 version may be coming via Gearbox Software, and now it's been confirmed. In collaboration with Gearbox, System Era Softworks behind Astroneer,…

August 30, 2019 | 06:01 EDT

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Astroneer Lunar Update Pays Tribute to the Apollo Missions

The Astroneer Lunar Update is here and it pays tribute to man's first steps on the moon with a special limited-time event. What's more, the game is also adding a few new things for intrepid players…

July 19, 2019 | 10:30 EDT

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Astroneer 1.1 Update Adds Extra Large Shredders, Increases Research Costs

The Astroneer 1.1 Update is here and it's made some nice changes to the game! This update adds a couple of new items for you to research and build, overhauls some planets, and increases Byte costs…

May 13, 2019 | 11:42 EDT

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Astroneer Review - Astronomically Fun

I sincerely enjoy exploring and building in games, so Astroneer has been on my radar for a while. Developed by System Era Softworks, excitement built over several years of Early Access. After…

February 5, 2019 | 12:00 EST

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Astroneer Delayed to 2019, Exotic Moon Now Playable

The Astroneer release date has been moved into 2019 and a playable version of the exotic moon is available in the latest update according to a forum post on the game's official website. Astoneer is…

November 14, 2018 | 04:43 EST

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Astroneer PAX West Interview - Player Customization, Planet Technology, and More

While at PAX West 2018, I had the chance to see what was new with developer System Era's Astroneer, a space sandbox adventure game (learn more about it here). I spoke with System Era's Communication…

September 10, 2018 | 02:00 EDT

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Get Gas & Mix Things Up With The Astroneer Crafting Update

Following its showing at PAX, survival crafting game Astroneer has released the Crafting Update to Steam Early Access which alters the game's crafting progression into a more complex system according…

September 6, 2018 | 08:38 EDT

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Astroneer Update 0.92 Brings New Ores, Ditches Printers

The space-mining game Astroneer has pushed out an update which implements some new ores into the game, changes some crafting recipes, and fixes a few bugs according to a news post on the game's Steam…

August 6, 2018 | 06:35 EDT

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Shred Items For Scrap In The Astroneer 0.9 Update!

System Era Softworks' Astroneer has released another update which brings new items and equipment for explorers according to a news post on the game's Steam Community page. Astroneer is a game where…

July 9, 2018 | 02:15 EDT

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Burn Rubber In The Astroneer Rover Update

The Astroneer Rover Update is here and brings a brand-new vehicle to the game according to a blog post on the game's official forums. Astroneer is an early access sandbox game developed and published…

May 8, 2018 | 10:55 EDT

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Astroneer Update Revitalizes Rovers

An update for Astroneer has been released today which improves upon the game's existing rovers with new models and functionality according to a forum post on the game's official website. The primary…

March 15, 2018 | 11:20 EDT

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Basebuilding Update Touches Down In Astroneer

The Basebuilding Update is now live in Astroneer according to a news post on the game's Steam Community page. Astroneer is a sci-fi sandbox published and developed by System Era Softworks. Players…

February 22, 2018 | 05:59 EST

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8 Things I'd Like To See In Astroneer

I recently previewed the sci-fi sandbox Astroneer and had an absolute blast with the game. It's just past version 0.5 and has a lot of the game's core systems sorted out, and we're less than a year…

February 14, 2018 | 11:00 EST

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Astroneer is a sci-fi sandbox developed & published by System Era Softworks. Sometime in the near future, space travel is a little bit more ubiquitous than today. This prompts an interstellar…

February 14, 2018 | 09:00 EST

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Astroneer Early Access Preview - A Solid Foundation

With each passing day, the possibility of ubiquitous space travel nears ever closer. There are untold valuable resources just in our own little asteroid belt, nevermind the countless planets beyond…

February 14, 2018 | 09:00 EST