Kerbal Space Program developer Squad has introduced GTA 5 writer Take-Two has acquired the IP.
“We have very exciting news to share with the KSP community today: Take-Two Interactive has purchased Kerbal Space Program,” reads the announcement. “The vital factor to know is that this large information doesn’t change a lot for the KSP neighborhood.
“Squad and the present growth crew remains to be right here and we’re exhausting at work on KSP and its future updates, however now we’re lucky sufficient to take action with the assistance of an skilled writer like Take-Two, and we couldn’t be extra excited and joyful to see the place our conjoint collaboration will take KSP ahead.
“The crew at Take-Two are large followers of KSP, who’ve been persistently knocking on our door making an attempt to work with us for a very long time. They share your ardour for the sport and we’re actually desperate to see what Squad and Take-Two can do collectively for Kerbal Space Program shifting ahead.”
The first model of the sandbox house flight simulation recreation was launched on the Kerbal Space Program storefront in 2011 earlier than arriving on Steam by means of the Early Access Program in 2013. It left early access in 2015 for Linux, Mac and PC earlier than making its way to PS4 and Xbox One in 2015.
The studio remains to be engaged on the Kerbal Space Program: Making History Expansion, and can proceed to keepplayers up to date on its progress. Those who purchased the game through April 2013 will nonetheless be handed free DLC.
Blitworks remains to be working alongside Squad on the on the up to date model of the sport for consoles, which shall be out there on the Xbox and PSN digital shops “when it is complete.” It shall be a free replace for anybody who already owns Kerbal Space Program on Xbox or PS4.