Steam Early Access build is live

The Steam Early-Access version of Satellite Reign has been unleashed to the masses today. This build has the number 0.2.7 and is an updated version of what was earlier released to alpha/beta tier backers. Those people who have not backed the game on Kickstarter or later through the Satellite Reign website can now purchase Early […]

Stretch goal #5 reached: Writer and new factions/districts

The counter on the satellitereign website has passed $755’000 (currently at $755’495), which means that the fifth stretch goal has been reached! This will allow 5LS to bring Russell Zimmerman on board as writer, and we will see two new factions (The Eternals, Red Mafia) and two new districts (The Grid, Industrial) added to the […]

Coldrum blog update / $5k left to stretchgoal

Jeremy Love has updated bis blog with a new post, which features some of his concept drawings for the Satellite Reign Kickstarter campaign. You will all be familiar with the images from the campaign, but there is one piece which we haven’t seen before: a rough sketch of the “Big Boss” drawing, which shows how […]

Post-KS pledge upgrading now possible

It looks like it’s now possible to upgrade your pledge via the official Satellite Reign website. If you go to the pledge section, you should see a new option to upgrade. The official announcement is probably imminent. update 29. sept.: this appeared on the forum: Everyone is in our system now (what a “fun” experience […]

5LS office / Kickstarter money update

MikeD posted a small update on the Kickstarter comment page a few days ago. We learn that they have signed a contract for an office and will be getting set up there as soon as next week. It will still take some time, however, until they have fast internet available there. The moving seems to […]

New interview on VideoGameRebellion

There’s a new interview with Chris Conte up on Video Game Rebellion. No real news, but we do learn that the funding total is now at £482,620, and Chris has the following to say about the team’s next steps: We are in the process of setting up an office at the moment. Getting the internet […]

On the road towards stretch goal #4

The latest official number we have for the total amount of funding is £481,739.75. That number is from August 6th and it includes errored Kickstarter pledges. The PayPal-pledges have probably gone up a bit since then, however we can’t calculate an exact number at this point because it is not known how many of the […]

Could the Kickstarter have gone better with a lower base price?

There has been a bit of controversy over reward tier pricing of Satellite Reign. The impetus of the discussion came from an article on RPS, where the author criticized the pricing model in strong words: 5 Live Studios horrendously screwed up their reward tiers, and frankly they’re lucky to be funded at all. Starting game-purchasing […]

Satellite Reign successfully funded

The Satellite Reign Kickstarter campaign has ended successfully on July 29th 2013, with a total of £461,333 raised from 15,029 backers. That is 131% of the base goal. Paypal-Pledging is still possible through the Satellite Reign website. Campaign statistics are available on kicktraq. If that’s not enough data for you, there is also an interesting comparison […]