Expect to be able to travel to Albion from 4 April! This second region brings the game much closer to our final vision.
Albion is the heart of the British Empire’s territory in the High Wilderness; and the only place in the heavens you can reliably get a decent cup of tea. Its hub is London – your actual Victorian London – which has been flung into space by Her Majesty Queen Victoria. She rules it from the Throne of Hours, which allows her some dominion over time itself. We’re excited to get to Albion and dig into the engines of the Empire and all its dirty secrets.
Albion includes writing by Failbetter collaborators Cassandra Khaw, Meg Jayanth, Harry Tuffs and Richard Cobbett. Expect to visit the Avid Horizon (the door through which Londoners entered the sky; now solemnly closed), the Clockwork Sun (greatest marvel of British Engineering), and Worlebury-juxta-Mare (a pleasant town on a sea of mist that definitely doesn’t squirm with noisome horrors).
Sunless Skies will be released from Early Access in September 2018.