Just as the prophet Peter Molyneux foretold, Godus is now available through Steam Early Access.

Godus, which puts players in the heavenly shoes of a God who monitors and fosters the growth of a loyal indigenous people, is currently in development at Molyneux's indie outfit, 22cans. The game, which sought financing through Kickstarter and ultimately earned £526,000 ($852K) in funding, is a reinvention of Molyneux's lauded classic, Populous.

As with all Steam Early Access games, this isn't the final version of Godus but an ongoing development project that Steam users can buy into. 22cans hopes to launch Godus on PC, Mac and mobile platforms initially, but is also considering Linux.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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