June 19th, 2017

Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak Soban Fleet Pack announced

Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak Soban Fleet Pack announced

New content is coming to Blackbird Interactive’s Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak and it’s called the Soban Fleet Pack.

The additional content will bring a new playable faction to the game, the Kiith Soban, which will be available in multiplayer and skirmish modes. The Soban fleet includes a new Carrier, Railgun, Baserunner and Battle Cruiser.

A special Dosier in the form of a classified interrogation is available to read which gives a few more insights in the the Soban capabilities.

The pack will cost £6.99 and includes all the above and the features listed below.

Additional Features:

  • New Soban Carrier Captain VO
  • New Soban voice processing
  • Unique Soban Textures for all units

Soban Carrier:

  • Microwave Emitter – a new top tier weapon that will deploy deadly microwave radiation to a targeted area, damaging any enemy units while they’re in the AOE field.
  • Armed Logistics Modules – Soban armed logistics modules have a short-range defense system that slows and damages nearby enemies.  Additionally, the Soban Carrier can redirect power to increase launch distance, rate-of-fire, and damage capability of these modules.
  • Defensive Railguns – The Soban Carrier does not use smaller calibre point-defense cannons. Instead, it has railguns for defense.

Soban Battlecruiser:

  • Multi-Phase Railgun Turrets – Soban Battlecruisers have been outfitted with dual railgun turrets in place of standard cannons.

Soban Baserunner:

  • Targeting Jammer – A new ability that allows Soban baserunners to disable weapons in a target area.

Soban Railgun: ​

  • Mark Target Ability – Soban Railguns can paint a target within range, helping friendly units to do more damage while the mark is active.

You can find out what we thought of Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak in our review.

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  • Paul Younger

    Founder and Editor of PC Invasion. Veteran PC gamer of over 22 years.

    • David Warschauer

      a little upset about this game. i was expecting a lot more in the way of scope and depth; it’s predecessor felt less constricted.