Halcyon 6: Lightspeed Edition Release Date Announced

Halcyon 6 : Starbase Commander is a game that we here in Hyper Light Up enjoy a lot. Our reviewer Snowchill gave it a 7,8/10 and I personally previewed it for IGN Greece a year ago, when it was still in Early Access. Now I guess we have another review coming soon, since the developers, Massive Damage, anounced Halcyon 6 : Lightspeed Edition.

In their own words “A community-driven, reworked, rebalanced take on the original game along with new features and content, optimized for faster progression for an action packed adventure on board your favourite starbase.”. That probably means that we’ll have a different experience in our hands and I am all for it.

Halcyon 6 : Lightspeed Edition will be released on August 10th free for all existing players. Here’s more info from the Steam page :

  • Streamlined Campaign

    Greatly speeds up progression and tightens the campaign to an action and adventure packed 12 hrs depending on your play style and pace

  • Streamlined All Systems

    For faster progression, including economy, starbase, resources, and officer levelling.

  • New Officer Progression System

    With 6 subclasses, 3 Prestige classes, new skill tree, and over 20+ new Prestige/Epic powers.

  • New Ship Loadout and Config Screen

    Will let you customize loadouts (and save them) for your ships just before entering combat

  • New Difficulty Mode

    Called Vice Admiral and slightly increased difficulty across the board

  • Enhanced Combat

    Includes 25+ new alien faction space combat abilities, more combos for both players and enemies, increased faction weaknesses and resistances, and other balancing tweaks

  • New UI Overhaul

    Designed for greater readability and usability. Many many UI quality of life enhancements to all areas of the game, too many to list here.

In case you haven’t gotten this gem in your hands, you’ll be happy to learn that at this moment and for a couple of weeks it will be on sale, 50% off, costing 9,99€. Go get it on Steam.

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