Fans of the fantastic Kerbal Space Program have a new appointment with this surprising video game, which will be updated on PC on July 1 with new free content that comes from a collaboration with the European Space Agency. Your news? New iconic missions and ships among other content.
Two missions will recreate real moments from the history of the European Space Agency
This update is called Shared Horizons and will give us the opportunity to experience “two of the most important missions in the history of the European Space Agency”. The first of these, BepiColombo, will recreate the actual mission taking place on Mercury, with the difficult task of reaching Moho’s orbit, the equivalent of Mercury in the video game, “and landing on the planet while performing various scientific mission tasks. from ESA. “
The second of the missions, Rosetta , “will pay tribute to the successful landing on one of the Jupiter family’s comets, an event that allowed the gathering of crucial data about the comet’s environment.” Along with these, the players of the Kerbal Space Program will be able to enjoy the revolutionary Ariane 5 rocket, an ESA-inspired space suit, in addition to new pieces and new scientific experiments.
“It is an honor to be able to work closely with a world-class space organization like this and we are looking forward to fans enjoying these great missions in the Shared Horizons update,” said Private Division Executive Producer Michael Cook. . “Many of the engineers and scientists at the European Space Agency know KSP very well,” ESA Director of Science Guenther Hasinger said.
“Rosetta and BepiColombo are very complex missions that have faced great challenges. However, both have proven their worth both for ESA and for the world scientific community. Therefore,” he adds, “I am very happy to know that we will be able to enjoy these incredible scientific missions both in Kerbin and on Earth. ” For now, nothing has been said about the release of this update on PS4 and Xbox One.
Beyond these contents, we remind you that Squad is already working on a Kerbal Space Program 2. Since Take-Two already warned that this project would be expected, since the game was delayed to the fiscal year of 2021.