Developer: Westwood Studios
Genre: Science Fiction
Status: Closed (as of September 2004)
Release Date: September 24, 2002
Welcome to Earth & Beyond, the first online role-playing galaxy. It's your turn to pilot your own starship, adventure in a massive galaxy, and take part in a thriving community. Alien encounters, fierce combat, cutthroat commerce, new discoveries, perilous quests, strategic alliances, diplomatic backstabbing, and epic wars await you and the friends you meet online.
Create and Command Your Starship
Start your career in style with a powerful starship designed, painted and named by you. Upgrade your starship with new weapons, engines, shields, and devices.
Form Powerful Alliances
The galaxy is populated with thousands of brave starship captains like you. Team up for group adventures to reap the benefits of cooperative exploration, trade, and combat.
Lead Mankind's Galactic Expansion
Visit fascinating alien worlds, discover strange space phenomena, harvest precious resources, fight in massive battles, and trade your goods at thriving starbases.
Live Your Own Life
Become powerful by succeeding in the challenges you enjoy the most, including combat, exploration, and trade. Choose from a variety of space-faring careers, each with a unique blend of potent skills.
Star In A Sci-Fi Epic
As this epic story of humanity's struggle to colonize the stars unfolds, the galaxy will change before your eyes. Your actions, and those of your allies and enemies, will determine the fate of humanity and the course of the galaxy.
* Windows® XP, Windows Me, Windows 2000 (Service Pack 2 or higher), Windows 98 (Windows 95 and Windows NT are not supported)
* 56 Kbps or faster Internet connection
* 500 MHz Intel® Pentium® III or AMD® Athlon™ processor
* 128 MB RAM
* 4x CD-ROM/DVD-ROM drive
* 1.5 GB free hard disk space (additional space required for Windows swap-file and DirectX™ 8.1 installation)
* 32 MB Hardware Accelerated video card with DirectX 8.1 compatible driver
DirectX 8.1 compatible sound card
Recommended System Requirements:
* 800 MHz or faster Intel® Pentium® III or AMD® Athlon™ processor
* 256 MB or more RAM
* 16x or faster CD-ROM/DVD-ROM drive
* 2 GB free hard disk space