Homeworld: Shipbreakers Summary
With Gearbox Software money showering Homeworld: Shipbreakers, originally Hardware: Shipbreakers, the game is dropping free-to-play for a "proper commercial release."
This news comes directly from Randy Pitchford's
lips twitter feed. Blackbird Interactive are creating the game, but Gearbox stepped in and let them use the Homeworld IP.
Blackbird Interactive had been developing a spiritual, ground-based successor to Homeworld called Hardware: Shipbreakers. The developer has announced that it will be getting funding from Gearbox to turn the spiritual successor into an actual Homeworld game, retitled Homeworld: Shipbreakers.