News + Features
It’s a sad day for all Kerbalkind, as the long-awaited sequel to the iconic space sim has been officially delayed until 2021. In a post by the official KSP Twitter account, the developers released a message stating that Kerbal Space Program 2 will now be releasing in Fall 2021, as the current COVID-19 pandemic has made the studio transition to a new work from home environment.
Kerbal Space Program 2 had a bit of a wobble the other day when development was handed over to a new, internal studio. It was a scary time for the kerbals, and it seemed like everyone was a little worried too regarding the development of the game. Thankfully, however, we have just received a new video from Private Division on the official Kerbal Space Program channel, detailing new features in the next instalment of the game.
It appears as if there has been some unrest in the Kerbal camp; as development of Kerbal Space Program 2, the game about galactic kerbal genocide (oh, and building rockets and such), has been wrenched away from Star Theory and given to a brand new internal studio at Private Division. It’s worth keeping in mind that Private Division absolutely isn’t the indie publishing label they would have you believe, it’s simply a subsidiary of the mighty Take-Take Interactive which is focused on funding and publishing games from small and mid-sized studios.
Kerbal Space Program 2 was announced a couple of months back. Promising some nice new editions over the original, like interstellar vehicles and a civilisation builder to allow you to colonise new worlds. They will also be improving the modding support and are looking to add multiplayer in some form. But we are not sure what that will look like at the moment.
When a giant publisher like Take-Two Interactive snapped up the rights to Kerbal Space Program in 2017 it was pretty evident it wasn’t going to be content sitting back and soaking up a steady drip of Kerbal sales. Fast forward two years and we have Take-Two’s true goal, the announcement of Kerbal Space Program 2.