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Kerbal Space Program (KSP) rockets onto PS4 tomorrow

Update Kerbal Space Program release date delayed in EU

The U.S. PlayStation Blog has announced that Kerbal Space Program (KSP) will launch on PlayStation 4 tomorrow, July 12.

Hailed for its attention to realism and detail, KSP is ideal for anyone with a penchant for open-world games, flight simulators, and space travel.

The game sees players put in charge of a space program for a race of aliens known as The Kerbals, who require you to cobble together spaceships, rockets, and vehicles capable of taking off and maintaining their safety when travelling through space.

Kerbal Space Program lands on PS4

See below for some key details plus a gameplay video to boot.

  • Flying is fun and easy thanks to the DualShock 4, allowing you to use the triggers and sticks on the pad to pilot your vessel. A precise analogue experience  will allow you to unlock advanced manoeuvres at the drop of a hat.
  • Players have a large collection of tools at their disposal, each one possessing a unique functionality that will affect your ship and its chances of taking off or crashing down to earth.
  • Three game modes are on offer. Sandbox Mode lets you go wild and build anything your imagination comes up with; Science Mode allows you to conduct scientific experiments and improve the Kerbals’ knowledge to unlock new tech; and finally, Career Mode gives you full control of the space program, such as crew management, reputation building, and side missions.
  • For PS4, Kerbal Space Program has newly designed controls and gameplay making it even easier to help the Kerbals