This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.
Prosperous Universe First Access has begun!
|| FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ||
Darmstadt, Germany – December 14th, 2018
Make deals, not war
The space economy simulation Prosperous Universe has officially launched First Access on December 13th, thus opening its doors to the public for the first time after three years of development. Players are now able to purchase a key for the First Access phase, which will run for several months and encompass numerous test runs. The goals of First Access are to build a community early, integrate player feedback and help fund the game's development until the full release.
Prosperous Universe is a real-time business simulation MMO set in the not-so-distant future. You are the CEO of your own spacefaring company – explore the galaxy, design spaceships, forge alliances, and most importantly: produce, trade, transport, and profit. Manage your business through a highly customizable user interface named APEX, accessible via web browser. Contribute to a purely player-driven MMO economy in a persistent universe allowing for a multitude of play styles with no grind to speak of. With its emphasis on realism in everything from the economy to space travel, Prosperous Universe provides a unique experience to players of all backgrounds.
German independent game studio simulogics (https://simulogics.net/) started development on Prosperous Universe in 2015, over a decade after the launch of their first, still active MMO AirlineSim. The game's artworks are created by Maciej Rebisz, Senior Concept Artist at CD Projekt Red.
After First Access, the game will become free to play with the option to buy premium game time (a “Pro License”) to unlock all features. Microtransactions and pay-to-win will have no place in Prosperous Universe. The single, massive game world of Prosperous Universe will no longer be reset after the game's full launch.
Additional useful links
Written tutorials: https://handbook.apex.prosperousuniverse.com/
Discord server: https://discordapp.com/invite/G7gj7PT
If you would like to create content about Prosperous Universe, feel free to show gameplay, to reuse any of our marketing assets, and of course to monetize your content as you please. If you publish a piece, it would be greatly appreciated if you sent me a quick notice about it. Let me know if you need anything else or if you have any questions. If you are interested, we can also arrange interviews with the team or a key giveaway on your platform.