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Free for the first week! 

Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak, the ground-based RTS prequel to the classic Homeworld games, is coming to Epic Games Store on August 24, 2023. Even better: Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak will be available for FREE to all EGS users from August 24 to August 31, 2023. 

In Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak, you must assemble your fleet and lead them to victory on the shifting sands of Kharak. When an anomaly is discovered deep in the southern desert, an expedition is sent, but the story is not that simple. Discover the story of Rachel S’jet as she leads her people on a quest to find their destiny in an exciting campaign full of meaningful choices in resource management, fleet composition, and technology research that directly impact your chances of survival.

Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak is crafted by Blackbird Interactive, a studio founded by veterans of Homeworld and Company of Heroes that is also currently hard at work on Homeworld 3, launching Feb 2024.

Before you can find your Homeworld, you must first unlock the secrets of the desert. 

Key Features:  

EXPERIENCE AN ORIGIN STORY 

  • In Deserts of Kharak’s campaign, an anomaly is discovered deep in the southern desert. An expedition is sent, but the story is not that simple. Discover the story of Rachel S’jet as she leads her people on a quest to find their destiny in an exciting campaign. 

HEAVY DUTY HARDWARE

  • Take control of fleets of land and air vehicles – from nimble light attack vehicles to massive heavyweight cruisers – built to conquer the desert. 

MASSIVE ENVIRONMENTS 

  • Fight your way across massive dune seas, deep craters, and hostile canyons in sprawling maps – all in unprecedented fidelity and scale. 

 TACTICAL COMBAT 

  • Position your fleet to take advantage of the high ground or create ambushes across dune lines in terrestrial combat. Attack your enemies’ resource operations, or assault their military head-on. 

STRATEGIC DECISIONS 

  • Meaningful choices in resource management, fleet composition, and technology research directly impact your chances of survival. 

ONLINE MULTIPLAYER 

  • Compete online solo or with friends in a variety of game modes, including ranked play, to rise through the ranks and become the most powerful Fleet Captain on Kharak 

Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak will be available on Epic Games Store on August 24, 2023.