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Simulation TBA (early access since 04 June 2014)
A space simulator created by Chris Roberts and the Cloud Imperium Games developer team. The plot of Star Citizen is set in the 30th century. Humanity, united under the banner of United Earth Empire, has begun the colonization of the universe, encountering many alien races in its course. It is a unique opportunity for adventurous pilots to gain fame and wealth, as well as the treasured status of an intergalactic empire citizen.
Simulation 16 December 2014
The fourth installment in the Elite series. The game is a space simulator created again by David Braben and the Frontier studio. Elite: Dangerous is set in the far future; after humanity had colonized countless star systems, the Universe is dominated by three superpowers: the Empire, the Federation, and the Alliance. Brave pilots seek easy money working beyond the territories controlled by these entities.
FTL: Faster Than Light
Strategy 14 September 2012
A strategy set in sci-fi reality telling the story of a lonely ship trying to escape a huge war armada. The flight route is planned in turn-based mode and the fights are played in real time. In addition, we need to manage the crew and improve our unit. An additional attraction is the fact that every time you start a new game, the world is generated randomly.
Simulation 30 November 2018
A sandbox space simulator developed by Egosoft. It is the fourth full-fledged installment of the popular series X. Similarly to its predecessors, X4: Foundations focuses mostly on giving the players a freedom in how they want to play. At the beginning the player takes control of a cheap space ship with weak specifications. He is being thrown into the middle of an open galaxy.
Action 2023 (early access since 18 January 2021)
Everspace 2 is a continuation of the 2017 space shooter. The player sits at the helm of his own ship. The title is based on great freedom and allows you to freely discover the secrets of the universe. Rockfish Games is responsible for production and release.
Kerbal Space Program
Simulation 27 April 2015
This is the debut from the independent developer Squad. The game is an unusual simulator requiring the player to develop their own space program from scratch. Kerbal Space Program combines features of many genres, but the most important part here is an extensive ship editor, which allows the player to design and build their own, unique spacecraft. The ship is then supposed to fly and land safely on a moon of the Kerbin planet.
X3 Terran Conflict
Simulation 17 October 2008
X3: Terran Conflict is the next installment of a well-known series of space-sims, i.e. simulators whose action takes place in the distant future, and the player's task is to explore space in a broad sense.
Sunless Skies: Sovereign Edition
RPG 31 January 2019
A continuation of the popular Sunless Sea developed by Failbetter Games. This time around, the action of the game is set not in the depths of an underground ocean but in the mysterious cosmic space known as “The High Wilderness”, which Queen Victoria wanted to use as a foundation for the New British Empire. The main protagonist of this story is an outcast, who objects the rule of the iron fist imposed by the Queen. During the game, a player observes the action from the top-down perspective.
Simulation 2023 (early access since 11 June 2019)
Space sandbox, which is a kind of interactive planetarium. In SpaceEngine we can freely travel through the interstellar space and see close up millions of different celestial bodies and land on their surface.
X3: Albion Prelude
Simulation 15 December 2011
X3: Albion Prelude is the next installment of the well-known cycle of space simulators, in which the player's task is to trade, fight and explore dozens of star systems. The title is a fictional introduction to X Rebrith and presents the events preceding the story presented in it.
Elite: Dangerous - Odyssey
Simulation 19 May 2021
An extremely ambitious expansion to the Elite Dangerous space simulator, which is being developed from 2014. Odyssey offers, for the first time, the opportunity to explore and fight on the surface of the planets on foot and from a first person perspective.
X4: Tides of Avarice
Simulation 14 March 2022
X4: Tides of Avarice is an expansion pack for the space simulator X4: Foundations. It enriches the game with new factions, additional sectors and ships, and the mechanisms of stellar phenomena and wreck scrapping.
Simulation 2023 (early access since 29 April 2011)
Starsector is a powerful space simulator developed by Fractal Softworks. During the adventure, the player sits at the helm of his own ship; the game does not impose specific objectives, opting for free exploration and character development.
Kerbal Space Program 2
The second installment of an extremely popular space conquering simulator, which allows to construct and pilot rockets and spaceships in a realistic way. Sequel offers many new possibilities, including building extraterrestrial colonies and discovering the secrets behind our solar system.
A combination of space simulator and action adventure game, referring to such titles as Wing Commander. The production was initally designed as a solo campaign in Star Citizen, a game from Cloud Imperium Games - a company founded by the famous game developer Chris Roberts.
Strategy 17 July 2015
And oldschool sandbox space strategy game with simulation and role-playing elements by Cold Rice Games. You play as a spaceship captain, and your task is to manage it while exploring remote planets. You have to e.g. recruit your crew and appoint them to their respective positions, all the while managing the ship's equipment and finances. During the game you go through many adventures, participate in trade and establish diplomatic relations, as well as fight various enemies.
Star Trek: Bridge Crew
Simulation 30 May 2017
A spaceflight simulator game developed mainly for virtual reality headsets by Ubisoft Red Storm, best known for many action games based on Tom Clancy's works. Star Trek: Bridge Crew is set in the cinematic universe based on the popular science-fiction TV series. During the game, you explore a previously unknown region of the galaxy, known as the Trench, in search for a new home for the Vulcan race.
Simulation 29 April 2011
Space simulator. We change the orbits of planets, create black holes, lead to collisions between galaxies and observe how decisions affect the entire Universe.
Simulation 04 September 2014
An MMO space simulator reminiscent of the cult Wing Commander series. The game was created by Star Gem, an in-house studio of Russian Gaijin Entertainment. The action takes us to the distant future where the power in the galaxy is held by powerful empires and groups of mercenaries.
Simulation 31 July 2015
A space sandbox from a group of developers known for the arcade racing game called Pressure. Cosmonautica allows us to become a captain of a spaceship, his objective being to build a small trading company. The player can explore the galaxy, comprised of randomly generated star systems, and search for various goods that are capable of bringing a profit. During our visits in spaceports, we can take up tasks that may end up in a fight.
Starpoint Gemini 2
Strategy 26 September 2014
Sequel of the warmly received production of Little Green Men studio, which combines features of traditional 4X strategy with elements of RPG and space simulator. The plot of the game takes us back to the vast universe of Gemini and tells the continuation of the story begun in the first installment of the series. The axis of the action is the conflict between the ruling Empire and the rival rebels, called the Gemini League.
X4: Split Vendetta
Simulation 31 March 2020
The first big addition to the X4 space simulator: Foundations. X4: Split Vendetta introduces the cruel Split race into the game, enlarges the available area and brings new ships, weapons, space station modules or previously absent quests.
Action 21 October 2019
A survival sandbox with space sim features focused on online play. Hellion invites the players to a distant future in which humanity organized an intergalactic colonization mission. Together with a million of other colonizers, the player is sent to a distant star system. After awakening from a decades-long cryogenic sleep, the protagonist finds only ruined space stations and shipwrecks.