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Free for the next week!  

Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak, the ground-based RTS prequel to the classic Homeworld games, is now available on Epic Games Store! Assemble your fleet and lead them to victory on the shifting sands of Kharak in this compelling strategy game from Blackbird Interactive, available for FREE to all EGS users for the next week.

With Homeworld 3’s launch coming in February 2024, it’s the perfect time to dive into Blackbird Interactive’s essential prequel to the Homeworld series. Experience the catalyst for the entire Homeworld series when an anomaly is discovered in the southern desert of Kharak, kicking off a global conflict with galactic implications.

> DOWNLOAD HOMEWORLD: DESERTS OF KHARAK ON EGS 

Assemble your fleet and lead them to victory on the shifting sands of Kharak in this compelling strategy game. Crafted by Blackbird Interactive, a studio founded by veterans of Homeworld and Company of Heroes, Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak takes players to the deserts of Kharak where danger lurks over every dune. 

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 is available now on Epic Games Store