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Forever Skies

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 5
Genre: Action/Adventure
Developer: Far From Home
Release Date: 2024

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'Forever Skies' Early Access Available for Backers, Reveals PC Requirements, Airship Customization Feature - Trailer

by Rainier on June 19, 2023 @ 3:10 p.m. PDT

Forever Skies is a first-person action survival sci-fi game that takes place on a destroyed and deserted Earth in the wake of a massive ecological disaster.

Originally announced under the codename “Project Oxygen”, Forever Skies has been in the making for over two years from former AA and AAA devs who worked on titles such as Dying Light, Dying Light 2, Dead Island, The Medium, Chernobylite and the Divinity Original Sin Series.

You play as a lone scientist in Forever Skies, returning to Earth long after a global ecological catastrophe has left the planet uninhabitable to humans. Above the toxic clouds are the remnants of humanity's last stand. Build, expand and control a high-tech airship that will act as your transport, shelter, laboratory and workshop for researching mysterious substances and crafting tools for survival. Scavenge, find ways of obtaining food and resources, and explore the ruins above and below the thick, toxic dust layer which now shrouds the Earth’s surface. Why is the dust there? What is it exactly? And perhaps more importantly, what lies beneath it? 

Gameplay in Forever Skies will include exploration in your airship and on foot, crafting, base building, planting, combat, and scientific research in virology in search of a cure to help those few, who survive in orbit. 

While Forever Skies launches officially into Steam Early Access on June 22, it has become available to players who backed the game on Kickstarter as of today.

On top of a launch trailer, the team have put together a video to highlight some of the vast customization options players will have when building and personalizing their own airships that they will use to explore and survive in the ruined skies of Earth.

And with only a few days to go before launch the team have also released their minimum and recommended PC specs:



Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system

OS: Windows 10/11

Processor: Intel Core i5-7600 / AMD Ryzen 5 1600

Memory: 12 GB RAM

Graphics: RX 580 6GB VRAM / GeForce GTX 1060 6GB VRAM

DirectX: Version 12

Storage: 31 GB available space

Sound Card: DirectX compatible

Additional Notes: System requirements may change during the development of the game.

Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system

OS: Windows 10/11

Processor: Intel Core i7-7700K / AMD Ryzen 7 3800X or better

Memory: 16 GB RAM

Graphics: RX 5700-XT / GeForce RTX 2070 / Intel Arc A770 or better

DirectX: Version 12

Storage: 31 GB available space

Sound Card: DirectX compatible

Key Features:

  • Return To Earth - Take on the role of a scientist returning to Earth devastated by a global ecological disaster. This event caused the surface of the planet to be covered in a colossal layer of toxic dust, forcing humanity to build massive towers to try to survive.
  • Build & Control Your Advanced Airship - Build and customize a high-tech airship. It will be your home, workshop, laboratory. Extract and gather resources to improve it to make it fit your gaming tactics.
  • Utilize Science To Survive - Analyze scanned items and reverse engineer lost technology. Research new ways of obtaining food, resources, new tools and more.
  • Scavenge Ruined Skies - Explore and discover the remains of our civilization. Extract resources from the ruins that were built up high to escape the dust. Find out what happened and how we lost Earth.
  • Descend Below The Dust - Discover a strange new world that changed with the absence of humanity. Hunt for viral pathogens, use them as weapons or better yourself with viral boosts.
  • Fight for Your Life - Below the dust lies a totally new ecosystem so expect a fight against evolved and dangerous creatures.

Forever Skies is coming to PC (Steam) and current-gen consoles in 2024.

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