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Avorion is a sci-fi sandbox set in outer space where players explore and claim territory in a procedurally generated galaxy. Scavenge and mine resources, build ships, and fight in massive PvP battles.

Publisher: Boxelware
Playerbase: Medium
Type: Sci-Fi Sandbox
Release Date: January 23, 2017
Pros: +Procedurally generated galaxy to explore. +Ship building and customization. +Co-op gameplay and large-scale PvP battles.
Cons: -Lots of bugs. -Diplomacy is easily influenced. -Lack of purpose/depth without significant storyline.


Avorion Overview

Explore the vast reaches of space in Avorion, a sci-fi sandbox game with an endless procedurally generated galaxy. Players begin at the fringes of space and work their way through the galaxy, which grows more perilous with each step. Build ships and stations from scratch with over six different materials. Gather resources and loot through scavenging and mining in various environments, from asteroids to abandoned spacecrafts. Establish trade routes or plunder them, paving your own path between mercantilism and piracy. Toe the line of diplomacy between factions, fleets, and territories that determine allies from enemies. Play with a friend with co-op gameplay, create factions, and participate in large-scale PvP battles. Reinforce and equip ships with turrets, shields, or speed to best suits the needs of combat or trade.

Avorion Key Features:

  • Vast Galaxy – discover and explore endless places in procedurally generated galaxy.
  • Create Spaceships – build ships from the ground up with over six different materials and outfit them with turrets and shields.
  • Collect Resources – hop aboard abandoned spacecrafts and asteroids to gather crafting resources and loot.
  • Pave Your Path – solidify your identity, from a respectable trader to a marauding pirate.
  • Space Warfare battle it out in both small- and large-scale PvP battles.

Avorion Screenshots

Avorion Featured Video

Avorion - Explore Build Fight Trade - Early Access Trailer

Full Review

Avorion Review

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Avorion Screenshots


Avorion Videos

Avorion Kickstarter Teaser

System Requirements

Avorion System Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

Operating System: Windows 7 or higher
CPU: Dual Core CPU
Video Card: A graphics device that supports OpenGL 3.0 or higher
Hard Disk Space: 600 MB

Recommended Requirements:

Operating System: Windows 7 or higher
CPU: Quad Core CPU
Video Card: A graphics device that supports OpenGL 4.5
Hard Disk Space: 1 GB


Avorion Music & Soundtrack

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Additional Info

Avorion Additional Information

Developer(s): Boxelware
Publisher(s): Boxelware

Language(s): English, German

Platform(s): PC

Steam Greenlight Post Date: December 5, 2015
Steam Greenlight Award Date: December 14, 2015

Kickstarter Start Date: April 13, 2016

Steam Early Access: January 23, 2017
Release Date: Q3 2017

Development History / Background:

Avorion is a sci-fi sandbox game developed and published by Boxelware, a small indie gaming company based in Erlangen, Germany. The game was first posted to Valve's Steam Greenlight Community in December 2015 and was approved within nine days. A KickStarter campaign was launched the following year, in April, before a Beta/Early Access version of Avorion was released via Steam in January 2017. The game is scheduled to release Q3 2017.