The Solus Project is a first-person exploration adventure set in a dynamic alien world. Humanity is on the brink of extinction, and it was your job to seek out a planet safe enough to set up a new colony. Unfortunately, things don't go as planned, and your ship crashes on Gliese-6143-C – a barren, seemingly lifeless world. With your crew dead, the success of the mission falls entirely on you alone.
The latest developer video shows off The Solus Project's large and complex levels, which feature dynamic weather, plant growth, and even realistic oceanic tides. The game features elements survival fans will be familiar with such as managing your characters needs and scavenging items, but The Solus Project isn't set in a sandbox. Instead, the game features ten complex levels crammed with tombs and secrets, in what developer Teotl describes as an homage to old-school design sensibilities.
Some of The Solus Project's signature features are as follows:
The Solus Project will hit Steam Early Access and the Xbox One Game Preview program in early February, with a full release planned for Q2 2016.
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