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Early Access Launch Editions FAQ

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Payment and Availability

Q.) Where/How can I get the Standard or Pioneer Edition of Worlds Adrift?

A.) The Worlds Adrift Standard and Pioneer Edition can be purchased from either our Store or Steam

Alternatively, the game can be purchased from the following sites too:

Please note: Worlds Adrift is a digital purchase only.

Q.) How much will the different versions of Worlds Adrift cost?

A.) There are 2 versions available.

  • The Standard Edition of Worlds Adrift for $24.99 / £19.49 / €22.99
  • The Pioneer Edition of Worlds Adrift for $39.99/ £30.99 / €36.99

Q.) Does this version of the game replace the previous Founder’s packs?

A.) Yes. The Founder’s packs for Worlds Adrift were intended to be exclusive for early adopters of the game and were only available during the closed beta / pre-early access period.

Q.) Why is there a Standard and Pioneer version of Worlds Adrift?

A.) We understand that many different players have different budgets. We wanted to offer a two different options to accommodate that.

Q.) I have purchased the Standard or Pioneer Edition of Worlds Adrift, what happens next?

A.) Whether you purchase the game via our Store, Steam or another retailer you are purchasing a Steam Key. 

If you purchase via our Store directly or a third-party vendor (listed above) you will receive your key via email. You will then need to redeem this key on Steam.

If you purchase via Steam the usual process applies. 

Cosmetic items will be sent to your Stash Inventory (a separate tab in the game) this inventory persists through death and only special items can be placed inside.

The Twitch items, Art Book and Original Soundtrack and - will all be available by navigating to your Worlds Adrift installation folder. Right click on Worlds Adrift in your Steam Library and select Properties > Local Files > Browse Local Files. They will be located in a folder called ‘Extras.’

Q.) What if I want to play in a different region to the one I am purchasing the game from?

A.) Currently, the only method to switch which server you are playing on is to make a new character on the server you wish to play on - please see this article for more information.  We highly recommend connecting to the closest server to your home region for an optimal experience.

Q.) What payment methods can I use to purchase Worlds Adrift?

A.) If you purchase the game on our website Store, payment will be processed via Xsolla. Xsolla supports over 700 payment systems. Payment systems include credit/debit cards, gift cards, PayPal, Boleto, Skrill, Alipay, Amazon Pay, and hundreds more. Find out more here.

If you purchase the game via Steam instead, the usual payment methods will be applicable. Find out more here.

Q.) If I purchase the Standard or Pioneer Edition and change my mind, can I get a refund?

A.) Yes. Please note that refund policies vary dependent on the vendor you are purchasing from. We highly recommend reviewing the store’s refund policy before you purchase.

If you purchased via our website you will need to request a refund from Xsolla. You can do this via their support site by clicking here.

If you purchased via Steam you will need to request a refund from Steam Support. You can do this via their support site by clicking here.

Please note: Bossa Support does not have the ability to directly refund purchases.

Q.) If I purchase the Standard Edition, can I upgrade to Pioneer Edition at a later date?

A.) Yes, you will be able to upgrade to the Pioneer edition if you wish to do so!

- Upgrade price: $14.99 / £11.49 / €13.99 /

Q.) I bought a Founder’s Pack during Closed Beta/Pre-Early Access, will I need to purchase this to get the additional goodies?

A.) Nope! If you purchased ANY version of the Founder’s Pack you’ll automatically receive the items granted to owners of the Pioneer Edition! They’ll be added to your Stash Inventory or Crafting recipes as appropriate! For more information please read here.

Downgrading is not possible so please choose wisely. :) 

Q.) What are the required specs for Worlds Adrift?

Worlds Adrift requires a minimum of DirectX11 - ensure you have this version or higher.

A.)

MINIMUM:

OS: Windows 7/8/10 (64-bit versions)

Processor: Intel i5-2400, AMD FX-8320

Memory: 8 GB RAM

Graphics: GTX 460 SE, AMD R7 250

Storage: 17.5 GB available space

 

RECOMMENDED:

OS: Windows 7/8/10 (64-bit versions)

Processor: Intel i7-2600K, AMD FX-8350

Memory: 16 GB RAM

Graphics: GTX 960, AMD R9 280

Storage: 17.5 GB available space 

Please note: Worlds Adrift is only available for Windows 7, 8 or 10 PCs at the time of Early Access. Additional platforms may be supported at a later date.

Contents and Benefits

Q.) How do I use the character clothing?

A.) These will appear in your in-game Stash inventory, which is a special tab in your normal Inventory accessed by pressing TAB. Simply equip it onto your player character.

Q.) How do I build the exclusive ship items?

A.) These will be added to your character’s schematics list. This can be accessed by pressing TAB[default] and navigating to the schematics page. The schematics will be under the Assembly Station section.

Q.) What is Test Realm Access?

A.) Exclusive access to a separate Test Realm for 'Worlds Adrift.' Be the first to test and provide feedback on features and fixes as they are added throughout Early Access. Expect bugs and progress wipes! This will be available in the future.

Q.) What format is the soundtrack provided on?

A.) The epic soundtrack for Worlds Adrift is composed by our talented friend Murugan Thiruchelvam who previously created the soundtracks to Surgeon Simulator and I am Bread. The soundtrack is provided as 15 tracks in 320kps MP3 format.

To locate the soundtrack: Right click on Worlds Adrift in your Steam Library and select Properties > Local Files > Browse Local Files. The soundtrack is located within Extras\OST.

Q.) What is the Twitch Streamer pack?

A.) Everything you need for that epic 'Worlds Adrift' Livestream on Twitch. Packs include a unique Twitch overlay, 'Worlds Adrift' intro/outro/transition screens. and a Twitch holding screen for when it's time to take a break!

To locate the Twitch pack: Right click on Worlds Adrift in your Steam Library and select Properties > Local Files > Browse Local Files. The creator content is located within Extras\Streamer Pack

Q.) What’s the Artbook about?

A.) Official digital art book showcasing the evolution of the art of Worlds Adrift. Includes the winners of a fan art competition and a foreword from Gamer in Chief of Bossa Studios. 50+ pages, .PDF format

To locate the Artbook: Right click on Worlds Adrift in your Steam Library and select Properties > Local Files > Browse Local Files. The artbook is located within Extras\Artbook

Q.) Will the costumes, accessories or ship parts available in the Standard and Pioneer Editions be available in the in-game store in the future?

A.) Nope! These items are and will remain exclusive to the Standard and Pioneer Editions of Worlds Adrift.

Q.) Are the items I receive from the exclusive packs, such as the character clothing and ship items tradable to other players in the game?

A.) Nope! Although we do have plans to make certain items tradeable in future!

Early Access

Q.) Will my progress be reset during Early Access?

A.) Yes! We’re aware this is a painful experience and will try to minimise the frequency of this occurring as much as possible. However, there will be resets of your progress and the world during Early Access. This is only something we do as an absolute necessity. They’ll be rare and we’ll give you as much warning as possible. At the moment we estimate this will happen around every 4 months. 

Please note: progress and items will not be restored as a result of this reset. However, Lockbox and Founder’s Pack items will be unaffected by any resets.

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