Hello and welcome to Astroneer! We've created a FAQ to cover some of the most common questions about very relevant matters. Do mind that the FAQ does not cover every single common question and the relevance of each question is also a matter of opinion. That said, whatever your question is, it most likely has been asked and answered already. So please before creating a new thread, consider using the search function! This will not only save you time, but also help us to keep the clutter to a minimum which will make it easier for newcomers to find relevant information through the said search function!
: What is Astroneer?
Astroneer is an exploration based open world game set during a 25th century gold rush where players must explore the frontiers of outer space, risking their lives in harsh environments for the chance of striking it rich.
: Who is developing Astroneer?
Astroneer is being developed by System Era ( https://systemera.net/ ).
: Where can I play Astroneer?
You can find Astroneer on Steam Early Access as well as on the Windows 10 store.
: How do I get started?
: Why is Astroneer currently not available on PS4?
Unfortunately Sony does not offer an early access platform. Once Astroneer can be labeled a released game, offering it through Sony’s platforms is an option.
: What about a GOG release?
The developers have talked to the people over at GOG but due to the current multiplayer set up it will take some time to set up the game on GOG servers.
: Is Linux and Mac support being considered?
The developers would love to make Astroneer available to Linux and Mac users, but this requires more time!
: What are the hardware requirements?
Minimum Specs: 4 GB RAM X64 Dual Core CPU, 2+ GHz Discrete GPU with 1 GB VRAM
Recommended Specs: 8 GB RAM X64 Quad Core CPU, 3+ GHz Discrete GPU with 2 GB VRAM
: Are controllers being supported?
Yes, right now support for the Steam and Xbox One/360 controller is available.
: Does Astroneer offer a multiplayer?
Currently Astroneer offers a 4 person co-op. Couch co-op is unknown. Play with Steam friends or play with friends on Xbox One and Windows 10. Cross-play between the XBox One and Windows 10 Store version is supported.
You can read more about the future of the multiplayer here: : http://blog.astroneer.space/p/day-1-multiplayer-and-beyond/
: Is a road map available?
: Are there hazards in the game?
Yes, there are currently a few hazards in the game that can hurt/kill you or mess with your base. A few toxic plants as well as storms!
: How big is the Universe?
Currently there is 1 solar system with 5 planets and 1 moon to explore.
: Is there a Wiki?
: Can we dig all the way through a planet or build a bridge to another planet?
You can dig all the way to the core of a planet. Currently there’s a height limit, so building to another planet is not an option.
: Does gravity change on different planets?
Sure does! It also changes the closer you get to the core of a planet.
:Are the planets orbiting in a true orbit?
Not in a true orbit but they do have some orbital mechanics.
: How are they making the planets?
The planets are procedurally generated with rules and biomes.
: Where do we go to report bugs or give ideas for game content?
 What engine is Astroneer made with?
Astroneer is being developed using the Unreal Engine 4 ( https://www.unrealengine.com/ ).
: What is this giant Zebra ball I found?
We have no idea what you are talking about.
: Is Astroneer available in my native language?
Astroneer is currently available in:
Translations have been done by a 3rd party company and there are currently no plans for a community based translation system.
: How do I change the game’s language?
: Where can I learn more about Astroneer?
Astroneer Website: http://astroneer.space/
Official Astroneer Forum: http://forum.systemera.net/
Astroneer Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/Astroneer/
Astroneer Discord: discord.gg/astroneer
Astroneer YT: https://www.youtube.com/SystemEra
Astroneer Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/ses_dev
Astroneer Twitter: https://twitter.com/astroneergame
Astroneer Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/astroneergame/
Astroneer Wiki: http://astroneer.gamepedia.com/Astroneer_Wiki
Credit to @Payno_attention for writing most of this!