We are excited to announce our second installment in the Warfare series!
Space Engineers Warfare 2: Broadside delivers new blocks, enhanced gameplay mechanics, and a reimagining of warfare in Space Engineers. Ship battles will never be the same!
Guided by community feedback, Warfare 2: Broadside expands and improves vehicle combat in Space Engineers. Your creations, machinations, mods, stories and visions of the world of Space Engineers helped drive vision of war. Today, we deliver one our biggest updates ever!
Warfare 2: Broadside offers new ways to engage with the world of Space Engineers, both on planets and in space. Defending against pirates, assaulting a freighter, lunar tank battles, or a breakneck dogfight through the canyons of Pertram, we believe this update will change the way you play.
As with our previous updates, this DLC and update will be released on all supported platforms simultaneously. We want you to enjoy Space Engineers on your platform of choice!
While war is the theme, we mustn’t forget that this is Space Engineers, and thus “building and creativity” remains the center of the Space Engineers universe.
With this update, we are introducing a series of quality-of-life improvements as well as entirely new mechanics.
A true rework of engineer-based combat could hardly be called complete without an arsenal of specialist weapons, suited for every battlefield condition.
Included in this massive update is a staggering array of new weapons! From massive battleship cannons, like the Artillery Turret, Assault cannon, or Autocannon, you have never had so much firepower at your fingertips. Already introduced, the devastating Railgun. Featuring an incredible 2k range, and potent depleted uranium sabot, the railgun can be mounted on either large or small grid vehicles allowing for truly versatile designs.
While firepower may be the focus, we have not forgotten our engineers. Warfare 2 delivers a new series of cosmetic DLC visions of iconic Space Engineers blocks. Hangar door variants, new variants of the classic Rocket Launcher and Gatling Gun, an incredible new reactor and a modular Ion Thruster variant that is sure to impact design choices for years to come.
Warfare 2: Broadside simply wouldn’t be complete without a custom battlefield for combat testing. The “Asteroid Armory” is a prebuilt conflict zone. Go solo and engage in a bit of piracy! Join the Red faction, take command of Big Red, and hunt cargo ships! Use the Asteroid Armory as a weapons test platform, blasting everything in sight! This “showcase” provides a testbed for the new weapons as well as access to both of the iconic red and blue ships!
This update features a comprehensive overhaul of vehicle, base, and grid combat. Several of big changes went into making Space Engineers combat more rewarding, consistent, and compelling.
These changes include the all new “Target Lock” system, weather improvements, armor penetration mechanics, beacons as jump targets and of course, ammo and tank detonations. Now, planning the location of hydrogen stores or ammo stockpiles is more important than ever before. A carefully placed shot could cripple your vessel so plan accordingly!
In addition to this series of quality-of-life changes and improvements we have also made a large number of community requested changes to the modding API. These changes open the door to new possibilities from our modding community. We are excited and can’t wait to see what the community comes up with next!
Warfare 2 doesn’t just focus on the combat though, it also includes new blocks to outfit your base, space station, or fortress. Prepare your defense or lay siege like never before!
Similar to our previous major releases, we hope you will take this opportunity to support the continued development of Space Engineers. This DLC pack consists of cosmetic items that enrich your game visually. None of the features in this package provide any advantage to players who purchase this DLC.
The price of the Warfare 2: Broadside Pack is $3.99 USD. Show your continued support for Space Engineers and check out the Warfare 2: Broadside Pack.
This update includes both free features as well as the option of paid DLC. Functional items that directly impact game mechanics are always offered as a free upgrade. Cosmetic upgrades are included as paid DLC content. This is how we structure all of our major DLC releases and we hope you enjoy it.
Space Engineers: Warfare 2
Keen Software House
Space Engineers Space Engineers: Warfare 2 “Broadside” pack includes Warfare Ion Thruster, Warfare Reactor, Warfare Hangar Door variants, Warfare Rocket Launcher, Warfare Gatling Gun, Searchlight, Bridge Windows, Passenger bench, Light panel, Helm, Warfare Battery, Heat vent, Sliding Hatch Door, Woodland Camo Armor Skin, Shark mouth helmet skin, “Rock paper scissors” emotes, “Salute” Emote
This content is not “pay to win” and the owner of the package has no advantage against other players. If you decide not to purchase the “Wasteland” pack, but you want to play with friends or other players who did buy Wasteland, you will still be able to join a multiplayer game or server with them and participate.
Warfare Ion Thruster
A refreshing new vision of the Ion Thruster. These new thrusters are modular, allowing for more complex and imaginative arrangements. These thrusters are available for both small and large grid ships and come in a variety of designs.
A new vision of the iconic Nuclear Reactor. Available for both large and small grids. Please wear proper protection when working in close proximity reactors.
Warfare Hangar Door variants
A series of large grid hangar doors. Designed to fit together in any desired arrangement and promote more complex, modular designs.
Warfare Rocket Launcher
A visually distinct and lightweight rocket pod. Deliver destruction, in style.
Warfare Gatling Gun
A modernized gatling gun design. With extended barrels and a heavier feel. The spinning barrels of a gatling gun have never looked so good.
An articulated spotlight that behaves like a turret. Able to track targets at limited range. Comes fully equipped, with all the standard spotlight features, including custom colors, blink settings, intensity slider etc..
A visually hardier version of the window. Provided in both Bridge Window Slope and Bridge Window Face.
Troop carrier style passenger seat. Multiple seats can be arranged as a bench. Designed to seamlessly fit together and provide seating for multiple engineers.
An alternative to existing lighting solutions. Works well as ceiling decoration with passage blocks. Designed with a small profile for tight spaces. May also double as a disco dance floor!
A new take on the cockpit. A true command station. Give orders, or take them, in style. “Helm 108!”
Charge your railgun with this new, stylized battery. For all your power needs.
Provides “at a glance” power usage as the vents open, belching system heat in response to power demand. Perfect for a poorly lit reactor room.
Sliding Hatch Door
A single large bulkhead door. This heavy duty, industrial style door has only a small porthole for viewing. Perfect for keeping the air in, or something out…
Woodland Camo Armor Skin
A Woodland camo skin. Maintain cover on your tank, artillery emplacements, or hidden outpost. Color can be changed.
Shark mouth helmet skin
For the hunter, circling its prey.
“Rock paper scissors” emotes
A “pvp” emote for deciding who needs to go on the next mining run or take point in a firefight. Randomly selects and shows one of the rock, paper, or scissors animations. Can also show a specific animation with the /rock, /paper, /scissors chat command.
Stand and salute your allies, enemies, or honored dead
Learning to Get Back on the Board with Session: Skate Sim
The first time I landed a boardslide on my skateboard was one of the most rewarding moments of my entire (yet short-lived) sporting career. I was 11, still learning how to launch myself into the air, and didn’t quite know how to even approach a rail that was about half my height. Skateboarding, in general, has a steep learning curve. But getting comfortable enough to finally ollie up onto a rail, catch it just right, slide all the way across, and then roll away is euphoric.
Playing Session: Skate Sim brought me all the way back to that first moment of stepping on a board; the controls are unlike any skateboard game I’d played before and the act of moving around required my brain to rewire itself and learn something completely new. And just like real skateboarding, it took practice but became more natural over time. I learned to push and ollie; learned the basics like shove-its and kickflips (something I was never able to do in real life); figured out how to manipulate the board to do what I wanted.
Eventually, what seemed impossible at the start – completing a full session as if I was filming an actual skate video part – became one of the most rewarding moments of my video game career. The controls became natural, and I could big spin down a staircase or switch 5-0 a hubba with relative ease.
Over the past few years, I’ve put roughly 100 hours into the game as an early access title and have picked up some tips and tricks to help anyone new feel comfortable on their board. With Session: Skate Sim officially launching today on PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S, I can’t wait to jump back in, set up a new board, and explore everything the game has to offer.
Take Your Time to Learn
As noted above, the controls aren’t like anything you’ve experienced before. Things may feel daunting at the start, but soon you’ll realize how much control you have. The game claims to be a simulator, and controlling each foot with respective joysticks sure makes it one. Find a staircase or ledge, set your marker so you can keep respawning, and put the practice in – soon the controls will come easy.
Despite the hours I’ve put in, I’m still learning every time I play. With the game offering all-new controls for transition skating and lip tricks, I see myself learning something I could never do on a real board.
Master Your Favorite Trick
Like most pro riders, it helps to figure out what tricks you like the most and master them; it will build confidence and also give you a quick out if you freeze up in the middle of a line. If there’s a trick you want to land but can’t quite figure out how to pull it off, Session: Skate Sim offers a great Trick Guide that shows you how to complete almost anything you’d want to learn.
Look Everywhere To Skate
Session: Skate Sim has built a truly immersive world with real-life spots from major cities that have been featured in skate videos spanning generations. You can skate the Pyramid Ledges in New York, FDR park in Philadelphia, or the newly-added Pier 7 at the Embarcadero in San Francisco, plus a ton more. Going beyond the spots you may recognize, the virtual world is all skateable, creating nearly unlimited possibilities to film if you’re creative enough. Speaking of…
Document the Biggest Moments
Landing big tricks or completing runs can feel incredibly rewarding, so use the replay editor to capture the moment. With different filters and camera lens options, you can make a video part straight out of the ‘90s or use your videographer skills to create something unique – tag @actionofcreate on Twitter and you may get your clip broadcast far and wide.
Inspired by the golden age of street skating – the 1990s – Session: Skate Sim lets you experience true skateboarding and its culture. It officially launches out of Game Preview today and is available on PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S.
The standard edition of Session: Skate Sim is available on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S here or grab the Deluxe Edition below:
Session: Skate Sim Deluxe Edition
The DELUXE EDITION contains:
– The game SESSION: SKATE SIM
– Péitruss skatepark in Luxembourg
– A new training area: the Hangar
– An exclusive prisoner outfit
– 2 exclusive grip tapes
With the dual stick controls, each stick represents one of your feet. You will need to learn how to control them and transfer weight, just like on a real skateboard. The physics have been developed with a focus on realism, smoothness and immersion. Just like in real life for a new skateboarder, the first hours can seem challenging, but once you have mastered the technique, you will feel the unrivalled thrill of pulling off your very first kickflip! Session: Skate Sim also includes full options customisation, so you can enjoy the perfect experience tailored to you. A full tutorial provides all the help you need to get started, and you can choose from four difficulty levels!
THE 1990S AND SKATE CULTURE
Inspired by the golden age of street skating – the 1990s – Session: Skate Sim lets you experience true skateboarding and its culture: no scoring system; just you, your spot and your imagination! There’s no need for judges to tell you that your noseslide or varial heelflip are perfect for this spot. And because certain locations are iconic, the developers have added several of them to the game for you to skate in and express your creativity, including Black Hubbas (New York City), Brooklyn banks (New York City), FDR Park (Philadelphia) and many other spots.
“IF IT WASN’T CAUGHT ON VIDEO, IT DIDN’T HAPPEN”
Skating and pulling off the best lines in the best spots is one thing, but if no one is there to film it, it didn’t really happen… In Session: Skate Sim, you can film with a 1990s filter or fisheye lens, and you can use the video editor to create your clips and share them. You can play with multiple options, including changing the field of view, time of day, filters, and different camera views (tripod, orbit, etc.). Session: Skate Sim also offers the chance to go from skater to filmmaker: pull off your moves then go into film mode to experience the action from the point of view of your camera operator and create the best clip.
Show off your style with an extensive customisation system for your skater and skateboard. By completing challenges, you earn money to spend in skate shops. You can find nearly 200 items (hoodies, shoes, caps, T-shirts, trousers, etc.) from top brands, such as Fallen, Zero, GrindKing, Thankyou, HIJINX Net, Antilanta, Roger Skate CO, No-Comply, iDabble and others. You can also customise your skateboard with over 250 parts, such as wheels, trucks and many other components from famous brands like, No-Comply, Grind King, Thankyou and many others. In addition to the design aspect, the components (trucks, riser pads, wheels…) impact the way you skate. Find the right ones for your style and shred the most iconic spots!
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Learning to Get Back on the Board with Session: Skate Sim
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