Hardspace: Shipbreaker is a new game from Blackbird Interactive that's all about taking apart spaceships

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Hardspace Shipbreaker Image (Image credit: Focus Home Interactive / Blackbird Interactive)

What you need to know

  • Hardspace: Shipbreaker is a new first-person simulation game being developed by Blackbird Interactive and published by Focus Home Interactive.
  • It's about taking on contracts to cut apart and salvage massive spaceships, while upgrading your gear and paying off your debt.
  • You have a lot of debt, 999,999,999 credits worth of debt to be exact.
  • The game is expected to launch in early access on Steam sometime in Summer 2020.

Blackbird Interactive and Focus Home Interactive have announced a new game called Hardspace: Shipbreaker. It's a first-person simulation title that has you working to pay off 999,999,999 credits of debt to a large corporation. In order to do that, you'll need to salvage spaceships by cutting them up and taking anything valuable.

In addition to the many hazards of taking a ship apart, there's also the troublesome decisions of choosing to upgrade your gear or try and reduce your debt with what you make. You can check out the reveal trailer for the game below.

Hardspace: Shipbreaker is expected to first release in early access on Steam sometime in Summer 2020. The early access launch will include the first act of the campaign, as well as the sandbox mode. More features and the rest of the campaign will come at a later date. For more information on Hardspace: Shipbreaker, you can check out the game's Steam page here and add it to your wishlist.

Samuel Tolbert
Freelance Writer

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