Why Early Access?

As PHANTOM GALAXIES™ makes its grand entrance onto the Epic Games Store we have at last reached the long-awaited Early Access build of PHANTOM GALAXIES™! With this Early Access build, we are showcasing all of the new features, improvements, bug fixes, and hard work our teams have dedicated themselves to over the years - as well as much more! We cannot wait for all our players to experience this refined mech adventure, and welcome more invaluable community feedback as we apply our final updates and overall polish.

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

Early Access is scheduled to launch in Q4 2023, and end in Q4 2024.

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

With the Early Access version of PHANTOM GALAXIES™, we are introducing a Free-to-Play Experience, and will continue to add new features, update content, experiment with new weaponry, and hone the AAA experience PHANTOM GALAXIES™ has set out to be. Beyond Early Access, PHANTOM GALAXIES™ will have large content releases including new gear, new multiplayer modes, new FX and additional story elements.

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

This Early Access build of PHANTOM GALAXIES™ is a completely different build, compared to our previous Alpha builds. With all the valuable community bug reports, feedback and continued hard work from all departments, we’ve refined and elevated this one-of-a-kind AAA mech experience to new heights. You can expect to see new missions, modes, weapons, cosmetics and much more!
Early Access currently includes four episodes worth of story content, four mech classes with unique space battle playstyles, a brand new tutorial, PvP mode, repeatable content such as Bounties and Patrols, and photo mode.

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

No, PHANTOM GALAXIES™ will be free to play during Early Access and beyond.

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

We deeply value our players and their experience within the PHANTOM GALAXIES™ universe, and as such we encourage our players to jump into discussions with us in our Discord community or engage with us through our socials. Your feedback is invaluable as we continue to make the final improvements.

How is blockchain, NFT, or cryptocurrency used in this product?

We are utilizing the Polygon Network for our NFTs and blockchain integration in Phantom Galaxies. These elements allow our players to own their digital assets, to enjoy and trade amongst each other within our economy.

What utility does this bring to the product?

PHANTOM GALAXIES™ supports the option to store Starfighters, Avatars, and Planets as NFTs on the blockchain. Some of the main features blockchain technology brings to PHANTOM GALAXIES™ are:
  • Customisable Starfighters and Avatars to stylise your look.
  • Purchasing and upgrading equipment using PHANTOM GALAXIES™’ Astrafer token.
  • Governance and control over Planets and land.
  • Ownership of assets can be traded and sold using the marketplace.
Learn more about PHANTOM GALAXIES™’ economy through the official litepaper.

Does this product require me to connect an external wallet? What wallets does this product support?

To interact with the Web3 aspects of PHANTOM GALAXIES™, connecting an external wallet will be required. Currently the wallets we support are MetaMask, Coinbase Wallet, and WalletConnect. We are planning on adding additional wallets/platforms over time. Connecting an external wallet is not required to play PHANTOM GALAXIES™.

Can I use the product without interacting or engaging with blockchain, NFT, or cryptocurrency?

Yes you can! Phantom Galaxies is Free-to-Play and you can play and experience without interacting with any blockchain, NFT, or cryptocurrency elements.

What chain does this product use? Is the chain proof-of-work or proof-of-stake?

PHANTOM GALAXIES™ has set out to be multi-chain, to be easily accessed across various networks. The current supported network is Polygon, which is proof-of-stake. We strive to use the very best technologies and networks to bring a smooth and truly AAA experience to the blockchain.

Does this product have a marketplace? What can I do with the things that I earn (or purchase)?

PHANTOM GALAXIES™ does not have its own marketplace, but instead currently uses OpenSea, the world's first and largest Web3 marketplace, for NFTs and crypto collectibles. This can only be accessed through a desktop or mobile browser, and not through the game.
Assets available for earning and purchasing include:
  • Starfighter and Avatar NFTs, which are in-game cosmetics that allow you to traverse the galaxy in style, with some impact on gameplay experience.
  • Generative Planets, which allow you to earn ASTRAFER emissions.
  • Proof-of-Attendance rewards which are gifted for meeting certain gameplay requirements, or ownership of other assets. These function as a completion reward or trophy that do not directly impact gameplay.
Please note: current and future NFTs will have future utility. You can read more about the current NFTs available in PHANTOM GALAXIES™ in our community wiki.