Starbound for PC
PC - Windows, Mac, Linux


Jul 22, 2016
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In Starbound, you take on the role of a character who’s just fled from their home planet, only to crash-land on another. From there you’ll embark on a quest to survive, discover, explore and fight your way across an infinite universe. You’ll encounter procedurally generated creatures and weapons, discover populated villages and abandoned temples. Explore planets dotted with dungeons, eyeball trees and treasure. Make use of over a hundred materials and over one thousand in-game objects to build a sprawling modern metropolis or a sleepy secluded cabin in the woods, and do all of it alone or with friends!

System Requirements


  • OS: Windows XP or later
  • Processor: Core i3
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Discrete GPU capable of directx 9.0c
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 4 GB available space


  • OS: Windows XP or later
  • Processor: Core 2 Duo
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 256 MB graphics memory and directx 9.0c compatible gpu
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 3 GB available space

Gamer Reviews

69434 Reviews
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Jun 10, 2021

Like terraria, there's bosses, explorations,killing,dying and raging. What's different is there's quest to follow and there's actually quite a story to it

I prefer terraria combat system and boss, there are more cool and unique plus the community js always active, unlike starbound There's barely any new guide on the 1.4 update.most of the good Guide are way back on 2010.

It's way harder than terraria, plus there mods to make it more enjoyable, play with friends. If you're addictive to terraria and want more, play this game It's similar.



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Critic Reviews

14 Reviews
Daniel TackAug 03, 2016
Starbound is a satisfying space sandbox that rarely disappoints, with occasional minor bugs or mandatory missions offering minor quibbles with unbridled, endless exploration. This ambitious indie project has something for everyone buried within its retrograde graphical framework.
Christopher LivingstonJul 27, 2016
Though the combat is lacking, and I’d wish for more ship customization options and fewer wiki trips, Starbound is otherwise a great pleasure, full of verve and laden with seemingly endless diversions and self-directed projects that you can lose yourself in for hours or days at a time.
Steven BogosJul 22, 2016
All that said, Starbound has come a tremendous way from its first Early Access release. Back then I would have had a hard time recommending the game to anyone besides the most hardcore of fans, but now I can happily recommend it to anyone with even a passing interest in the construction game genre that Minecraft kicked off.

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