Key Features of Space Engineers
About Space Engineers
Space Engineers is a voxel-based sandbox game set in an asteroid field in space. It is currently available as an early access game, and is being developed and published by the indie video game developer Keen Software House based out of the Czech Republic. The game features an open-world environment in which players can build various functional structures.
The pre-release alpha build was released on October 23, 2013 on Steam, featuring a single-player "creative" mode. On February 24, 2014, the company announced that Space Engineers had sold over 250,000 copies in four months. Space Engineers was voted the 4th best Indie Game of 2013 in the "IndieDB Game of The Year" Awards. On March 24, 2014, Keen Software House announced that two key milestones in the development of Space Engineers have been achieved: survival mode and multiplayer.
Content updates and bug fixes for the game are released weekly. On October 20, 2014, Keen Software House announced that the game had sold over 1,000,000 copies. On January 13, 2015, the studio announced their second engineering game, Medieval Engineers, a sandbox game about engineering, construction and the maintenance of architectural works and mechanical equipment using medieval technology.