Fans of space station building simulator, Stable Orbit will be excited to hear that the games third major update is available now. This new update, titled Perihelion, introduces research contracts, module unlocks and upgrades and waste management. A new trailer has been released showcasing the new features, watch this below.
Stable Orbit adds the following new features to make the game more immersive:
Research Contracts – allow players to earn rewards by completing some or all the research contracts offered to them. Basic contracts let you study Enzymtic Reactions for easy money, other, more complicated and time consuming contracts may offer big rewards and unlock upgrades to your Station providing they are accepted before their expiration.
Module Unlocks and Upgrades – Players will now be able to unlock new larger modules and upgrades that can be installed on certain other modules. there are two types of upgrades, ‘standard’ upgrades such as capacity boosters can be installed however the player pleases and ‘special’ upgrades which only allow one to be installed per module. Special upgrades allow players to do things certain things like specialise the laboratory for research in a particular field.
Waste Management – Nobody likes waste, especially human waste and in this new feature if players let too much waste accumulate then living conditions will plummet and the crew will abandon the station. The new Waste Recycling module will allow players to make use of the waste by extracting water.
Green man Gaming also promise more updates in the future that will introduce disasters, dynamic weather, pressurised mechanics and much more so look out for these.