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Starship Troopers: Extermination Console Preorders Are Now Live

The bug-blasting co-op shooter launches October 11 on PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.


After over a year in early access, Starship Troopers: Extermination is getting a full release on PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S on October 11.

In true Starship Troopers fashion, the multiplayer co-op shooter pits teams of up to 16 players against waves of murderous bug aliens. Most of the game involves blasting giant insects, but players will also need to construct fortifications and complete objectives to succeed each mission. Players also get to customize their characters with unique classes and gear.

Starship Troopers: Extermination's initial early access launch was light on content, but the final version will include more planets, weapons, and mission types, as well as expanded progression systems. It'll also have a single-player mode featuring actor Casper Van Dien reprising his role as Johnny Rico from the original Starship Trooper film. If similar games like Helldivers 2 aren't Starship Troopers-y enough for you, there's a chance Starship Troopers: Extermination could do the trick.

While Starship Troopers: Extermination is already available on Steam via early access--you can save on Steam keys at GameSpot sister site Fanatical--the final version will launch on PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. Physical preorders are available at multiple online retailers, and buying early gets you unique bonus items and even a lower price on PC.

Starship Troopers: Extermination Preorder Bonus

All Starship Troopers: Extermination preorders include the Warrior Armor Pack bonus that includes extra in-game skins for your character.

If you're looking to explore more of the Starship Troopers universe, you can grab the original novel by Robert A. Heinlein, as well as the 4K Blu-ray version of Paul Verhouven's film adaptation at Amazon. Several other sci-fi novels penned by Heinlein are also on sale.

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