I just released a new beta on Steam and mobile. It might take a few hours for it to be available on Google Play and it's in review for iOS. It's just a small update that fixes some issues from the last release. Here's the changelog:

  • Added Star Brightness setting to adjust the brightness of the background stars.
  • Disabled space dust particle system in map view.
  • Fixed a bug where the single-door cargo bay would not open.
  • Fixed a bug where the astronaut would try to use the wrong FOV when zooming in.
  • Fixed a bug where the astronaut could not attach the tether to some structures at DSC.
  • Fixed a bug where the sun flare was visible through structures.
  • Fixed a bug where control surfaces would not support Slider 3 or Slider 4.
  • Fixed a bug where the game could get into an endless loading screen after switching crafts via Vizzy.
  • Fixed a bug where a " ." character sequence in a sandbox name would cause the download to fail.
  • Fixed a bug where the reflections of the stars in water would not update as the planet rotated.
  • Fade water reflections as camera altitude increases.
  • Fixed a bug where star skybox can be seen during the day when resuming flight on mobile.
  • Fixed a bug where batteries were included in the wet mass calculation.
  • Fixed a bug where the astronaut's first-person view could not be rotated with the mouse on PC.

How to get the beta

Join the iOS beta here.

Join the Google Play beta here.

Join the Steam beta by right-clicking SimpleRockets 2 in the Steam client -> Properties -> Betas -> and then select "beta - Public Testing" from the dropdown.


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    12.6k FalconAero

    Updoot wen

    +1 5 months ago
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    12.6k FalconAero

    Updoot wen

    6 months ago
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    oi @AndrewGarrison i thought i was late but turns out, im already up to date lol

    +2 8 months ago
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    got a bug about the tether not extending properly.

    9 months ago
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    @Hannah1212 Thanks for letting me know. I reopened the bug report and I'll try and get it fixed for the next update. Sorry for the inconvenience.

    +3 9 months ago
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    4,361 FelixFan1

    @Space_XL
    LoL

    9 months ago
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    got the beta long before i saw this
    lol

    +3 9 months ago
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    4,361 FelixFan1

    @Nico412
    Are you good bro?

    9 months ago
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    4,361 FelixFan1

    @Felixhdz
    That sounds pretty reasonable.

    9 months ago
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    20.3k Felixhdz

    very sure. I love this game. I know they have Simple plans but I don't like it. It is so important to me, that if they added all this that I mentioned in my previous comment I would buy the game again or pay extra money.

    9 months ago
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    25.0k Nico412

    @Felixhdz the rocket game definitely needs all of those

    9 months ago
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    25.0k Nico412

    @FelixFan1 sr-71, u-2, mig-21, mig-31,etc pilots looking at you right now:
    bruh

    9 months ago
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    4,361 FelixFan1

    @Felixhdz
    Yea brah, We need some pilots in this game to make it more realistic yea? Cuz I've never seen a pilot flying around with an astronaut suit on. At least not from the planet that I come from, Although it's kinda funny to think how badly pilots would fly when wearing an astronaut suit. Sorry my jokes aren't really that funny, I'm still working on it.

    9 months ago
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    Fixing the fUnK bug will take longer than it takes for Blue origin to launch the new Glenn or deliver their BE-4s for the Vulcan.

    +1 9 months ago
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    You have to manually add a “utilization” attribute to the fuel tank in the XML. I haven’t used it yet so I’m not sure how it works. But anyways the valid value is between 0 and 1. @Exorocketboy07

    +3 9 months ago
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    @AndrewGarrison this might be a bug, but the last update claimed to add "utilization for tanks", but it doesn't appear in the sliders of the tank, and even in the xml, doesn't change the capacity. Is this a bug, or is it still a beta feature? Since either way, it isn't really working right now. If it's not meant tl be used like that, just ignore this.

    9 months ago
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    20.3k Felixhdz

    Greetings gentlemen. I love everything but I would really like to see jet and helicopter pilots added as well as astronauts. also helicopter, light aircraft and automobile engines.

    +3 9 months ago
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    7,155 Hannah1212

    this is still happening, it doesn’t seem to be actually fixed as of 0.9.801.0 at least on my iPad. Do you want me to make another bug report? @AndrewGarrison

    9 months ago
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    @Staticalliam7 I don't knoe

    9 months ago
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    @Hannah1212 What is wrong with Funky Trees on mobile?

    +1 9 months ago
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    6,487 Zenithspeed

    yeah, i'm wondering too
    @lapista

    9 months ago
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    15 lapista

    How do i use the new feature where i can modify the utilization of the fuel tank in xml?

    +1 9 months ago
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    7,155 Hannah1212

    Please say this one actually fixes funk for mobile

    +1 9 months ago
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    7,145 CardZlol

    STAR BRIGTHNESS SETTINGS LETS GOOOOOOO

    +2 9 months ago
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    when do we get clouds? @andrewgarrison

    +22 9 months ago
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