Lightyear Frontier shows off gameplay at Gamescom

Heidi Nicholas - August 25th 2022

Gamescom 2022 continues to bring us more news, reveals, and announcements. This time, we're getting a look at gameplay for Lightyear Frontier, which mixes together farming, crafting, base-building, and more.

The early access launch for Lightyear Frontier is set for spring 2023, when it will also be playable with Xbox Game Pass. Check out the latest gameplay footage, shown by GamesRadar.

Lightyear Frontier launches into early access for Xbox Series S/X, PC, and Game Pass, in spring 2023

We know from our full Lightyear Frontier interview with developer Frame Break's CEO Joakim Hedström that we'll be kept busy base-building, crafting, discovering alien plants and wildlife, exploring, farming, managing resources, and more. The above trailer gives us a glimpse of how farming will play out, and some of the beautiful vistas we'll see while exploring this strange world.

Lightyear Frontier's early access launch will be in spring 2023, when it'll also be playable with Xbox Game Pass — for a full Xbox Game Pass schedule, check out our round-up of everything confirmed for Xbox Game Pass in 2022 and 2023!

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