Cult space mission simulator Kerbal Space Program might be winging its way to the PS4, but developeris keen to reassure PC players that the console port won't affect development on the game's original platform.
Kerbal runs on the Unity engine, which the team says is flexible enough to make porting the game to consoles a relatively easy job. In fact, they even suggest that partnering up withfor the PS4 version will aid the development process on the PC.
"If anything, working in collaboration with Flying Tiger has helped us speed up processes like the Unity 5 upgrade," the team writes, "but in general the two will remain separate versions of the game, much like the educational version TeacherGaming works on!"
At the end there Squad is referencing, a rejigged version of the game designed for schools that was developed alongside the main game. Just as working with TeacherGaming on that project allowed Squad to concentrate on the core game, the studio hopes that Flying Tiger, which has created several game engines of its own in the past, will deal with the bulk of the console port.
All this means that there will certainly be no shortage of Kerbal Space Program in the near future, however you want to play it. The gamein April, though Squad promises to continue providing free updates for the game.