A fiercely formidable sci-fi survival game, set on a hostile alien world that wants you dead! Alone, or with a crew, do you have what it takes to survive?
Recent Reviews:
Very Positive (44) - 84% of the 44 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mostly Positive (581) - 71% of the 581 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Apr 4, 2023
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To our newly recruited guardians of peace, we welcome you to Space Corps! Please join us in the official Space Corps Discord server for new recruit orientation, mission briefings, and to begin your journey as a ranking operative of the United Worlds Congress division, Space Corps.

To our veteran operatives, we thank you for your continued service and support! We look forward to reading your field reports and hearing your suggestions so please join in the discussion, share your adventures, and help us make the universe a better place for all.

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About This Game

Beyond Contact is an innovative science fiction survival crafting game that features a top-down art style inspired by pulp science-fiction comics, providing a distinct visual aesthetic.

Offering players the option to engage in a narrative-driven Story Mode or an open-ended Conquest Mode, Beyond Contact's narrative objectives and moral dilemmas are reminiscent of contemporary science-fiction films.

Beyond Contact's gameplay includes a robust system of research and crafting, allowing players to create a wide variety of tools, weapons, gadgets, and structures to aid in their survival. The habitat building, farming, and game mechanics are fun and satisfying to use. The game's open world features a diverse array of fauna and flora. For players who prefer a more casual pace, the game offers a range of game customization settings.

Your Adventure Starts Now!

In the year 2766, Quinn Hicks an elite member of Space Corps, the expeditionary arm of the UWC, is called in to respond to a growing crisis at the edge of known space. The planet of Ketern is breaking apart, a yet unknown energy source emanating from the planet's interior is threatening the civilization that calls Ketern home...


Conquest Mode

Join the fight for control of the planet Ketern in Beyond Contact's new Conquest Mode. This free-form survival experience offers endless gameplay, huge base-building opportunities, and epic battles against the formidable Corrupted hordes.

Story Mode

Polished through collaboration with the dedicated community, the Story Mode is ready to immerse players in an epic journey of exploration and discovery where you fight to save an entire civilization and planet from annihilation.

Coop

Work cooperatively with other players to succeed. Each player can use a character with unique abilities, skills, and tools. Revive fallen teammates with new multiplayer only features. Work together to complete shared research and objectives.


Dynamic 3D Engine

Can you survive the dynamically diverse, robustly detailed, and unquestionably deadly world of Ketern?


Science Fiction Setting

Utilize your Space Corps-issued equipment, weapons, and AtmoSuits to explore the diverse alien environments, discover extraordinary creatures and unusual plants, and eventually come face to face with the ancient civilization of Ketern.


Now featuring a diverse cast of unique playable characters, each with their own skills, abilities, and equipment. Quinn is a versatile generalist, Kangah a fierce warrior, and Professor Zaine an expert builder. A 4th character is being developed and will be added after release.

Robust Research and Crafting

Scan, collect, mine, and scavenge the planet's exotic materials while utilizing the deep and rewarding research and crafting system to survive and thrive the dying planet and its often aggressive inhabitants.

With the new farming system and structure create genetically modified plants, build farms inside protective habitats, optimize yields to secure your survival in an unforgiving world.

Intuitive Base Building and Power Grid System


Build, expand, and defend your base of operations, while pushing the unique power grid and oxygen/heat systems to their limits.

With the new Habitat system, you can build the ultimate survival sanctuary and take your base-building creativity to the next level.

Narrative Driven Quests and Factional Alien NPCs

Collaborate with alien civilizations, discover previously unknown technology, and uncover the truth of the planet's demise along your journey to help the locals.



Devolving World


Ripped apart by an onslaught of dark rifts, Ketern's once-thriving biomes are being overtaken by dangerous hazards and chaotic weather fallout. Do you have what it takes to survive?

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows (7SP1/8/8.1/10)
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 (Sandy/Ivy Bridge) or AMD equivalent
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 or AMD equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 10 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Onboard Sound
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows (10)
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 (Sandy/Ivy Bridge) or AMD equivalent
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA Geforce 1060 or AMD equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 10 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Onboard Sound

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