The Spatials: Galactology, the sequel to Weird and Wry’s beloved space colony management sim, will hit Steam Early Access next Thursday, July 7th! The Spatials: Galactology will be FREE to every Steam user who previously purchased The Spatials or activated a code for the game on or before July 5, 2016.
Starting life as The Spatials V3 nine months ago, Galactology was originally envisioned as a free update and was communicated as such to owners. However, the scope and feature set of this “new version” kept growing — and it became clear that The Spatials: Galactology would end up as a standalone game. The answer? Weird and Wry would gift a free copy of the sequel to owners of the original game, which were promised a free update.
Since the gifting process is manual, it requires the help of a Valve employee — so it may take a while for all Spatials owners to get their free Galactology copies.
The Spatials: Galactology is The Spatials reimagined as a deeper, more rewarding simulation game. With mod support and active pause, Galactology adds new items and structures to build, trade routes to exploit, planets with many new variables, sophisticated AI, civilizations that actually attack your station — and unique gameplay systems behind every object and room.
The game also has full Steam Workshop compatibility and now includes a large chunk of gameplay source code with every copy. Modders will have field day with this one
The galaxy the Spatials once knew has changed. In The Spatials: Galactology, everything is in turmoil: The Federation is collapsing, a 5,000-year-old cat is leading a revolution, strange cults are spreading, and the worst chef of all time is a TV superstar. It’s time for the Spatials to start a new era of science and diplomacy by building the ultimate tourist trap…er…vacation hotspot in the outer reaches of the universe!
- Make your space station even more unique with new buildings and staff.
- Build spaceships to explore the galaxy.
- Earn in-game cash by growing your space station’s hospitality business.
- Experience a detailed simulation with tons of systems to play with — including logistics, manufacturing, research, healthcare, disease, emotional breakdowns, combat, hunger, thirst, cleaning, decay, security, FIRE!, and more.
- Assemble robots to assist with station chores.
The Spatials launched on March 30, 2015 for PC and Mac and has a Mostly Positive rating on Steam with more than 277 user reviews.
PRICING & AVAILABILITY
The Spatials: Galactology will be available July 7th on Steam Early Access (Windows / Mac) for only $9.74 — 25 percent off the $12.99 retail price. The sale ends a week after launch, July 14th.