WHAT IS SOLUS?Solus is a single player exploration and survival game, experienced in first person and developed in Unreal Engine 4. It is set on a mysterious and uninhabited alien planet and is the spiritual successor to the 2010 game "The Ball"
With Earth on the brink of destruction you are sent to explore a distant planet. After 20 years of space travel you arrive but experience a catastrophic landing.
With your team members dead and your equipment destroyed you have no ways of communicating with - or receiving help from an earth that might no longer exist...You are completely and utterly alone.
CORE GAMEPLAY VALUESExplore Survive through exploration. Unlock the strange planet's underlying secrets. Are you sure you are the first one here?
Scavenge Aid your survival and rebuild a communication device through the scavenging of useful items you come across.
Survive The planet is hostile to your presence. The planet is your enemy. Survive tornadoes, storms, volcanoes, meteors, lighting, extreme temperature changes and so on.
Features and DevelopmentImmersion Strong focus on atmosphere and immersion. The planet is to be captivatingly beautiful, but its dangers very real.
Oculus Rift Supported for total immersion.
Atmosphere Fully dynamic atmosphere. Temperature changes. Day and night. Tides. Winds. Dynamic weather. Disasters.
Extendibility Extremely modular workflow within the game will allow anyone to easily create levels and areas to explore.
The Ball Spiritual successor to The Ball. Same universe, same atmosphere.
The PlanetThe planet has a suitable atmosphere and houses large quantities of water, but is barren and mostly made up of rocks and desert.
It is circled by two moons, one large and one small with the big moon affecting the tide.
Days are hot (40C and above). Nights are cold (-35C and below). Vegetation is red.
Large number of caverns present. Different types of caverns depending on the depth you're at. Normal stone caverns at the top, ice in the middle, and lava at the bottom.