Buy the First Flush Edition to get your hands on the EVERSPACE 2 Alpha approx. six months before launching in Steam Early Access.
The game will be far from feature- or content-complete. Expect gameplay elements not being fun yet, any sorts of bugs and even crashes to occur.
However, Alumni EVERSPACE Alpha backers know from the predecessor that qualified community feedback at such an early stage had helped tremendously to launch a polished core game in Steam Early Access.
Prototype: mid-Dec. 2019
Steam Early Access (DRM-free): Sep. 2020
Digital Game Copy of EVERSPACE 2 (DRM-free): late 2021
Choosing your preferred PC platform: Prior to the full release of the game, you will be able to pick your preferred PC storefront: Steam, GOG or the Epic Games Store. If you swap from Steam to another PC platform, your Steam key will be revoked.
Save games: You might not be able to keep your save games at any given time until full release.