Version 1.0 of space exploration game Astroneer was released on 6 February 2019 for the PC and the Xbox One. The game was already available via Steam Early Access. The 1.0 version adds new planets and other options.
In addition to seven new planets, Astroneer 1.0 includes new challenges and new options to customize characters. There will also be special servers that allow crossplay between the PC and Xbox One versions of the game.
According to the makers, more than two million copies were sold during the Early Access period of the game. The development of the game was announced in 2015 and a year later the test version was released. On Steam and via Xbox Game Preview the early version for twenty euros can be purchased. After the final release, the game will cost thirty euros.
The developers describe the game as an accessible interplanetary survivalsandbox in which everything takes place during the 25th-century gold rush. Players have to explore the space, survive in harsh conditions and get rich. Astroneer is made by System Era Softworks, a studio that in its own words consists of veterans from the game industry.