Kerbal Space Program Out this Week for PS4, X1; Wii U in Winter

Kerbal Space Program to Blast Off on PS4 on July 12, X1 on July 15, and Wii U this Winter

Squad, the developer of the award winning space exploration game Kerbal Space Program, is happy to bring its hit game onto consoles. Already out on PC, it was announced that the game will be available via digital download on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on July 12th and July 15th respectively. The Wii U version is due to release this winter.

Create your own spacecraft, launch it into space to explore the galaxy, and visit a vast amount of planets; assuming you can get it off the ground!  Once you’ve made it to deep space, Kerbal Space Program lets you capture asteroids, launch mining programs to find resources across the furthest reaches of the solar system. Build space stations around planets you discover!

Kerbal Space Program

Kerbal Space Program offers three game modes:

  • In Sandbox, where you’re free to build anything your imagination can come up with.
  • Science Mode lets you perform scientific experiments and advance the knowledge of Kerbals to unlock new technologies.
  • Career Mode, places you in control of every aspect of the space program including crew management, reputation building, as well as embarking on side missions called ‘contracts’ to earn funds and upgrade your space center facilities.

Kerbal is awesome!” – Elon Musk, CEO SpaceX.

Kerbal Space Program is a deep, funny, and detailed physics sim that never takes itself too seriously.” – IGN.

“An essential sandbox for anyone with an interest in space, rocketry, or explosions.” – Eurogamer.

Key Features

  • Easy to pick up and play for gamers of all ages.
  • Build anything from simple rockets to a real space shuttle!
  • Simulate flight with a fully-realistic physics engine that ensures every ship flies and crashes just as it should.
  • Fly to moons and distant planets using the game’s unique procedural terrain to explore the galaxy.
  • Send your Kerbals into outer space to become heroes!
  • Engage in the tycoon-style career mode for your space program.
  • The Asteroid Redirect Mission was made in collaboration with NASA!

Visit Kerbal Space Program’s website here to learn more about the game!


Source: Press Release.