Discovering Space 2 is all about exploration. There’s no action, shooting or explosions, just sightseeing, discovery and relaxation on an epic scale.Calming, wondrous and adventurous.
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Mar 10, 2017
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Notice: Requires a virtual reality headset. See the VR Support section for more info.

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A breath-taking space exploration experience in Virtual Reality


Compatible with HTC Vive, Oculus CV1 and DK2.

Discovering Space 2 is all about exploration. There’s no action, shooting or explosions, just sightseeing, discovery and relaxation on an epic scale.

Calming, wondrous and adventurous.

  • Take control of your ship, or follow a tour, and immerse yourself in a journey through the Solar System.
  • Feel the awesomeness and remoteness of deep space.
  • Experience the mood and atmosphere of worlds far away from home.
  • Explore at your own pace, and learn about what you see.
  • Come back with a new sense of amazement of what is out there.


Built from the ground up for VR, you have a small space ship and the entire Solar System to explore.

The end result is an experience that conveys the scale, awe and feeling of planetary exploration, in a fully immersive way. You really feel like you are there, and it is at times breath-taking. You can travel vast distances, view the planets (and their moons) from afar, execute some close fly-bys and plunge through their atmosphere down to the surface. Along the way you can listen to on-board commentary that adjusts its content depending on whether you take your time, or just dive straight in.

Key Features

  • Vast expanse of the Solar System to explore.
  • Easy to use tour mode.
  • Easy to use flight controls and navigation.
  • Seamless and continuous travel from deep space down to the planetary surfaces.
  • Planets modelled to true scale.
  • Planets rendered using custom shaders that go beyond simple texture mapping.
  • Procedurally generated terrain and procedural and multi-layered textures to enhance the planet surfaces.
  • Planetary atmospheres enclothe the planets, providing striking sunrise and sunset vistas and re-entry effects.

  • Simple navigation system allows you to easily fly to your desired target destination.
  • Jump gates / hyperspace to allow quick jump to distant systems.
  • Near speed of light effects – Red shift, view contraction and “headlight”

  • Capture your view with in-game snapshots at the touch of a button.


Fly your ship with either an xbox / gamepad style controller, or "use the force" with HTC Vive wands.

Note: Oculus touch controller not yet fully supported

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: i5-3570
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 660 Ti* - Nvidia GTX 970
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: *minimum performance for DK2. Xbox / gamepad controller recommended.
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: i5-3570
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 970 - GTX 1080
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Recommended specs for CV1 or HTC-Vive at 90fps. SSD disk recommended for fast load times. Xbox controller recommended for smooth flight control.

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