Build and manage mankind’s first mission across the universe! Create a sprawling facility underground, recruit a diverse group of specialists from around the globe and explore mysterious new worlds through the Exogate.
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Mostly Positive (322) - 76% of the 322 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Apr 18, 2023

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Not a lot of games allow you to explore the universe through a portal, and even less put you in charge of the exploration program itself. Our primary focus is ensuring that everything works seamlessly and that we prioritize the features that matter most to players. We would like to gathered feedback from our players about the implemented features, but also about the one they expect to see in the game, to be sure to offer them a game in correlation with their interests.

We've found that the base-building and management genres work exceptionally well with Early Access, enabling us to continuously refine and improve the game mechanics over time through iterations.

We also have more features and content in mind, but we want first get players opinions about the base content of the game, and to check with them how we should prioritize the upcoming content.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Our current plan is to run Early Access for about a year, though this timeline may change based on both reception and the development cycle.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“When Early Access launches we’ll be sharing our full roadmap, showcasing our plans for Exogate Initiative. The full game is planned to have at least one new class to hire, AI opponents, a mission editor, new room and equipment and quality of life fixes. This roadmap will not be the end of our plans, as we’ll continue to update it as the game grows throughout development.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“With our initiation mode, which provides a set of objectives to teach players the game, and freeplay mode, there are already numerous hours of gameplay available. Our Early Access build is a significant improvement over our previous demo versions, as it incorporates valuable feedback from our players and community.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“Across the Early Access timeline there will be price increases before we finally land on our final sales price at full launch.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We believe that player feedback is the key to creating a great game. That's why we've been collaborating with our community since before the original demo, to showcase the current state of the game and our plans for the future. Through our closed beta and demo experiences, they have helped us identify quality-of-life improvements and made valuable suggestions. As we continue to build Exogate Initiative through Early Access on Steam, we plan to leverage our Steam Forum, Discord community, and social media platforms to allow players to vote on their favorite features and participate in other initiatives”
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About This Game

Exogate Initiative is a management/base-building game that’ll take you from a humble rec room to the edge of creation. In the near future, a new technology allows us to travel instantly to anywhere in the universe via portals known as Exogates. An international initiative is created to develop these portals and explore the worlds beyond.

As head of the initiative, you’ll lead mankind into the vast unknown, where we never dreamed to tread.

Plan, excavate and build a sprawling underground research facility.

  • Complete freedom to dig anywhere on the map.
  • Make a home away from home! As well as scientific tech, you’ll also need to provide for the emotional and physical needs of your team.
  • Add new rooms and specialized equipment as the initiative grows in scope.

Recruit, train and manage specialists from all around the world.

  • Recruit explorers, known as ‘Gaters’, to explore and study the universe. Gaters are fully autonomous and come with a unique appearance and background.
  • Unlock new classes as you play. You’ll need scientists to study flora and fauna, scholars to decipher, soldiers to keep everyone safe and more.
  • Care for your team as they face the unknown. Ensure they have the right equipment, as well as food, shelter and emotional support.
  • Team members will develop relationships with each other and will mourn when someone dies.

Assemble a team of experts and send them across the universe through the Exogate.

  • Gaters perform missions autonomously but will check in with you for crucial decisions. Talk with your team, and be careful - your choices are important!
  • Your team will encounter strange and dangerous things: new flora, fauna and even intelligent life.
  • Teams will return with samples that can be developed into valuable new technology. Earn money for your investors and help the initiative grow.

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System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS *: Windows 7 64-bit
    • Processor: AMD or Intel, 3.3 GHz (AMD FX 8300, Intel i5 3000)
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD/NVIDIA dedicated GPU, 2GB dedicated VRAM (Radeon RX 560, Geforce GTX 1050)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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