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This Means Warp Launches on Steam Today

Co-op spaceship roguelite lifts off from Early Access with 25% launch discount and will explore new platforms later this year

Cambridge, UK, 4 May 2023. Jagex and Outlier Games’ co-op sci-fi survival game, This Means Warp, launches today on Steam. The frantic spaceship management roguelite first launched in Early Access in March 2022.After numerous updates, balance updates and thrilling new content This Means Warp is ready to take players into the unknown!

Check out the gameplay trailer for This Means Warp below.

To explore the hostile galaxy in This Mean Warp, players will have to team up to battle dangerous enemies, adapt their strategies, and upgrade their ships to survive in the procedurally generated universe. Since its initial release, This Means Warp has seen ship-to-ship boarding, multi-ship battles, additional missions and a full arsenal of wacky weapons added to the game.

During its Early Access journey, This Means Warp has built a thriving community with numerous updates keeping the game fresh and today sees the addition of a second player ship that will have players rethinking their approach to taking on their perilous journey.

This Means Warp Features: Procedurally generated challenges make every game unique with randomised maps, items, enemies, and encounters. Players will need to adapt to new challenges by making the best of their arsenal of weapons and upgrades.

Deep, strategic combat that requires players to think on their feet as they contend with hectic, real-time battles where they must balance beating their foes with keeping their ship in one piece.

Varied roster of crewmates will support players as the galaxy provides challenge and after challenge to overcome. Players can team up with up to three players or can choose to fill the ranks using a roster of AI crewmates.

“It is wonderful to finally share our vision for This Means Warp with the world,” said Paul Froggatt, Technical Director, Outlier Games. “Early Access was such a vital part of the development process for us and we’ve been fortunate that we’ve been able to surprise and delight our community as well as deliver on those key features that have been most requested. Our players may have logged over 150,000 hours in-game so far but the journey doesn’t end here, we still have plenty to come for This Means Warp!”

This Means Warp is available now on Steam with a 25% launch discount (£12.56 / €14.63 / $14.99), and willl be launching PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo Switch later this year.

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__About Outlier Games About Outlier Games: Based in Dublin, Ireland, and Toronto, Canada, Outlier is an independent video game development studio focused on community-led multiplayer games. Founded in 2018 by experienced entrepreneurs from the tech and entertainment industries, Outlier develops strategic, replayable experiences for core gamers. For more information about Outlier, go to

About Jagex A leader in creating deep and engaging live games on PC and mobile, Jagex’s flagship MMORPG, RuneScape, has welcomed over 300 million player accounts to its world and is a $1billion lifetime revenue franchise. Jagex employs more than 450 people at its Cambridge headquarters. Jagex Partners are the third-party publishing arm of Jagex, focusing on developers of community-driven games. So far, Jagex Partners have provided support to Games by Malcs for Melvor Idle, Snowcastle Games for Ikonei Island: An Earthlock Adventure and Outlier Games for This Means Warp. Find out more about Jagex Partners at