A refugee capsule lands on an uninhabited planet. You have to survive, rebuild civilization and, if possible, regain control over the Earth. One big universe, one endless pvp session for all players.
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Mixed (32) - 62% of the 32 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Aug 19, 2022

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Despite the fact that the game already has most of the content and game mechanics, I want to implement all my concepts and ideas. For an independent indie developer, the support of the players is very necessary. This is especially important at the stage when a significant part of the game has already been implemented and it just needs to be polished, tuned and supplemented with content.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“The game will immediately be released as soon as there is confidence that the game meets the intended goals, the players are satisfied and support the chosen direction of development. Estimated date is January 2024.”

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

“There are plans to make a leaderboard, extended chat functions, finalize the interface and functions of the galaxy map. It is possible that new units and buildings will be added, combat and civilian fleets will be improved. Penalties and bonuses for political status, the distribution of planets in the galaxy, the distribution and speed of resource extraction on planets are likely to change.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“All key elements of the game are ready, but they may change in the future. Now for some objects, simplified 3D models and animations are still used, for example, for ships and resource deposits, but this does not affect the gameplay itself.”

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

“Yes, the price is likely to change. In addition, since this is an MMO and the gameplay is designed for several months, there is a possibility that monthly payment will be introduced.”

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

“The opinion of the community is very important, and I carefully and thoughtfully study everything that the players report. It is for them that the game is developed. I am actively involved in the discussion of the game on specialized gamedev forums, and I want the Steam community to join the active discussion.”
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About This Game

The refugee capsule lands on a uninhabited planet. You have to survive, rebuild civilization and, if possible, regain control over the Earth.

Classic RTS in sci-fi setting:
- manage your units
- build bases
- explore the planet, look for and mine various resources, hunt wild animals
- fight and interact with other players
- develop economy and diplomacy

At the beginning of the game, you, along with other beginners, will be thrown onto one of the uninhabited planets. After reaching a certain economic development and surviving in competition with other players, you will have the opportunity to build your own space fleet and start exploring space and colonizing other planets. The goal of the game is to regain and maintain control over the Earth. The one who owns the Earth is considered the leader of the rating. If the Earth has no owner, the leader is the one whose planet is closest to the Earth.

Unlike just RTS, in which the PvP session is designed for a small and finite number of players and the map is available only to the participants of the session, and the session itself lasts only an hour or two. Periphery Online is MMORTS, it is one huge and open universe for all players, one endless PvP session. Wars here can last several months of real time. When you exit the game, the gameplay does not stop, your colonies continue to live and evolve in real time on the server. For example, you can log into the game in the morning, give orders, then log in in the evening, by which time everything will have been built, resources have been collected, the fence has been repaired, etc.

The closer a planet is to Earth, the higher the competition. In addition, some of the resources are not renewable. Therefore, in order to supply the central regions and, as a result, for a successful game, it is also recommended to colonize planets and build colonies somewhere on the periphery. In case you don't really like the constant PvP battles or you like exploration, the universe is quite large and there are places to hide and develop quietly. You can fly away from the center and explore space and quietly build your galactic empire there.

If at first minutes it seems too hardcore, don't be alarmed, the maps in the game are quite large, and there is a built-in wiki. As you progress, you will have enough time before encountering other players to get comfortable with the controls, learn the rules, and build your starting base and defenses.

System Requirements

    • OS *: Windows 7,8,10,11
    • Processor: 1 core, 1.4 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 3000 or AMD equivalent
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 50 MB available space
    • Processor: 2 core, 3.0 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 960 or AMD equivalent
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 100 MB available space
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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