Rockfish Games have announced a sequel to their popular space combat game, Everspace
, this week during Gamescom. The first game was praised for it's fast-paced combat and gorgeous visuals built with the Unreal engine.
is bringing back the core gameplay of the original. However, while the original Everspace
wrapped it's combat with rogue-like elements, Everspace 2
will feature a handcrafted single player, open-world with RPG elements. Persistent progression in a proper overworld sounds like a really nice addition to the game's formula.
To top it off, Rockfish have said publicly on Twitter that Everspace 2
will be coming to Linux
is currently scheduled for release sometime in 2021 with an early access period beginning in 2020. Check out their official Steam page