Lead your space agency in The Search for Life in this authentic strategy simulation game. Investigate the solar system and collect evidence of life. Manage base building, rocket designing, launches, and mission planning to Mars and beyond, leading the way in the future of space exploration.
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We have lots of exciting changes happening behind the scenes on Mars Horizon 2: The Search for Life, and we're nearly ready to share these with you. Following our player feedback surveys last year, we've been exploring and building out an exciting new direction. We’ve updated our screenshots and steam page to give you a small taste of what's to come and we look forward to sharing more soon…

Make sure to sign up for our Mars Horizon 2 Mailing List to be the first to hear about the full update. You can also join our Discord to talk with our community about what you’re excited to play in the game.

About This Game

Mars Horizon 2: The Search for Life is an authentic space management game where you take on the role of leader of a space agency which has a focus on astrobiology. Your Mission: to Search for Life. Search for evidence across the solar system to prove there’s life on other planets. Explore different planets and moons, build your bases, launch rockets, design payloads, and plan missions. Lead the Search for Life across the solar system.

Following on from Mars Horizon where you were able to re-write history, now you’re going to be making history. Mars Horizon 2 is game about exploration, learning, and discovery. Will you be the first to find evidence of life in our solar System?

  • 📝 You’re in charge of mission control, plan all the aspects of your missions to find anomalies, use flybys and satellites to look for them, land on planets to collect them
  • 🔎 Follow the clues, collect anomalies and discover biosignatures that get you closer to discovery of life - signs of life can include fossils, microbes, unusual atmospheres, and more
  • 👩‍🔬 Listen to your trusted experts and advisors to advance your exploration
  • 🏭 Build your base on Earth, Mars and beyond, with important buildings like Extra Terrestrial Laboratories, Extra Terrestrial launch pads, and more
  • 🚀 Design rockets and specialised payloads to ensure you have the right vehicles for your missions
  • 📅 Every launch you do is an exciting opportunity to propel your agency and exploration further into our solar system in you mission and search
  • 📚 Adapt your mission as you explore different celestial bodies, make decisions on the best way to track down life
  • 📈 In your missions you’ll need to face hazardous landscapes to ensure your success - can you survive the perils of space exploration?
  • 🔬 Process anomalies, gather samples, explore the surface, expand your bases

From the comfort of Mission Control, you’ll guide your agency through the solar system to look for signs of life. Gather evidence of fossils, microbes, unusual atmospheres, minerals, stromatolites, molecular structures, energy disequilibrium, and more. Each time you play, each time you play, life will be hiding somewhere else, keeping you on your toes for each playthrough!

In Mars Horizon 2: The Search for Life you’ll be writing history that hasn’t happened yet. Lead the future of space travel with your team of experts. You’ll make key decisions as the head of Mission Control. Space exploration is full of unexpected challenges. Each playthrough will give you different scenarios that could throw off your course of history in the making!

System Requirements

    • OS *: Windows 7/8/10
    • Processor: 2.0GHz Dual Core Processor
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GT 740 (2048 MB) / Radeon HD 5770 (1024 MB) or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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