Indie space adventure Starbound takes us to the 'beta' quadrant

Starbound, the 2D space exploration game from Chucklefish that features randomized worlds, is gearing up to offer a beta test to players soon. In the latest edition of the Starbound newsletter (via Destructoid), Chucklefish says the beta will launch before the year, with the game on track for launch sometime next year.

Chucklefish has secured over $1 million already in pre-orders for Starbound, with each of those individuals eligible to dive into the beta once it's made available. Starbound, which is set to explore Windows PC, Mac, Linux and Ouya, will feature numerous races to interact with, planets to explore and pets to befriend.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.