Celestial Impact is a team based multiplayer first person shooter (FPS) for PC taking place on various asteroids floating in space. Celestial Impact differs from other multiplayer FPS in that the whole landscape is destructible in any direction, each impact on the landscape affecting it differently depending on the weapon used. But it is not limited to destruction; the players will also have the ability to add terrain to the landscape in the middle of combat using a special tool. So as the teams are battling, the landscape receives vast changes opening up for various tactical approaches each team can use.

Each landscape (map) is a sphere-like asteroid with gravity pointing towards the center of the asteroid. This means that players can take round trips around the asteroid assaulting the enemy from any direction. Since the landscape is fully destructible, players could even approach from underneath by digging tunnels through the asteroid.

Apart from the regular weapon arsenal (a melee weapon, a minigun, a shotgun, a grenade launcher and a high-energy precision weapon) each player is equipped with the ‘Dirt Gun’. This gun has two modes. The first is the dig-mode. When using dig-mode the ‘Dirt Gun’ removes large chunks of terrain from the landscape in front of the player making it excellent for digging tunnels or breaking barriers. The second mode is the build-mode. When using build-mode the ‘Dirt Gun’ adds terrain in front of the player.

Ran in to a wall that is too high to jump over? No problem, just build a slope and walk over the wall, or maybe dig a path going under it.
Need a breather from intense combat? No sweat, dig a cave and go hide inside.
Build and dig your way around the landscape in various strategic ways as you seek out and kill your opponents.

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This patch should solve the problems some people had with not beeing able to see or connect to any server. While this patch is not needed to still be able to play Celestial Impact online, it is recommended that everyone download it since it also contains some other bug fixes. A full changelog is included with the game.

The patch also brings a few gameplay changes:

  • Grengun has bigger explosion radius and slightly higher damage.
  • Grengun fire delay is higher.
  • Hitting someone with the railgun now requires slightly more precision than before.
  • Players drop their current weapon when killed.

These changes will be in effect for all players on a 1.10b server, even for those still using 1.10.

Get the new version here as a patch or full version. Please report any problems or suggestions on our forum.

Patch time! CI v 1.10 is out

Patch time! CI v 1.10 is out

7 years ago News 11 comments Report

We have updated Celestial Impact with some new fresh content and lots of fixes. Experience our deformable geometry in new directions!

Celestial Impact 1.00

Celestial Impact 1.00

7 years ago News 2 comments Report

Celestial Impact has dug its way out of beta stadium and into version 1.00!

Celestial Impact Beta 8

Celestial Impact Beta 8

7 years ago News 10 comments Report

Celestial Impact Beta 8 is now out and available for download. Celestial Impact is the unique multiplayer FPS that combines maps having spherical gravity...



8 years ago News 7 comments Report

It has now gone two months since we released the public beta 7 of Celestial Impact. The response has been great and if you missed it you can still try...

Celestial Impact is a team multiplayer FPS taking place on asteroids with spherical gravity. The game is unique in that the landscape can be deformed in every direction. Players can add or remove terrain during combat by aiming and firing a special tool...
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Celestial Impact 1.10 to 1.10b

Celestial Impact 1.10 to 1.10b

7 years ago Patch 0 comments

This is the a optional patch from version 1.10 of Celestial Impact. This patch should solve the problems some people had with not beeing able to see or...

Celestial Impact 1.10b

Celestial Impact 1.10b

7 years ago Full Version 1 comment

This is the full version of Celestial Impact. Just download, unzip and play! Want something to deform?

Celestial Impact 1.00 to 1.10 Patch

Celestial Impact 1.00 to 1.10 Patch

7 years ago Patch 2 comments

This is the a patch from version 1.00 of Celestial Impact. First patch that brings us alot of bug fixes and some new content. Want something to deform?

Celestial Impact 1.10

Celestial Impact 1.10

7 years ago Full Version 0 comments

This is the full version of Celestial Impact. Just download, unzip and play! Want something to deform?

Celestial Impact 1.00

Celestial Impact 1.00

7 years ago Full Version 4 comments

This is the full version of Celestial Impact. Just download, unzip and play! Want something to deform?

Celestial Impact Promotional Video

Celestial Impact Promotional Video

8 years ago Movies 0 comments

The promotional trailer made for the Swedish Game Awards (www.gameawards.se). It shows the gameplay with the deformable world and some action shots.

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sevendark Oct 24 2012 says:

Dead :( but I have a question: If anyone is unhappy about the fact that it's dead is meaning that some people want to play, why is the game dead then?

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cybersleuth58 Dec 23 2012 replied:

I am - It looks great but no one is playing it or supporting it, I guess. Sorry to say that all the work that went into it is gone down the drain?? I hope that somebody picks up on it.

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TheOneKai Sep 22 2012 says:


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NinthPigeonhead Jul 24 2012 says:

Help! whenever I try running it I just get this message:

"game/base/shaders/shadow.shader" did not link successfully

Subtract 100 from line number to get correct line number

You will not be able to run Celestial Impact in client mode.

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tommypain May 23 2012 says:

dead??? some one knows??

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GassyBritish Jul 31 2012 replied:

Yep Dead

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tylord007 May 21 2012 says:

is this game dead?
sorry just want to know

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jimsoto123 Feb 3 2013 replied:

i think not

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TnuocEht Nov 3 2011 says:

Not a single person is online at 8am :(
walking around on an asteroid alone is still fun i guess D*X

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Pixelstrudel Aug 30 2011 says:

Mhh, I wonder why I never heard of this game before.

It's like Red Faction Multiplayer in Space ... or so ... and that's pretty awesome 'cause I loved the Geo-Mod engine in Red Faction :-)

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