Starbound pre-order campaign smashes through $600,000

Tuesday, 16th April 2013 10:28 GMT By Dave Cook

Starbound developer Chucklefish has amassed over $600,000 in pre-order funding for its sandbox world-builder.

The rolling total over on the Starbound pre-order hub keeps going up and up, suggesting that its Kickstarter-esque format really is working. The method is similar, offering different reward tiers and incentives but remains completely independent of Kickstarter.

Starbound places you as an alien forced to leave its home planet behind, and it’s up to you to help it gather resources and make a new home in an abandoned space station. It has retro-style visuals and a rather charming tone. It will enter a PC beta phase later this year.

Check it out here:

What do you think?

Thanks Indiegamemag.



  1. DSB

    Alpha/beta funding seems to be the way to go these days. This is gonna be awesome.

    #1 2 years ago

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