Cube World Developer Officially Announces the Game is Coming to Steam!

After many years of development, the popular voxel-based, exploration RPG looks like it is getting ready for an official release later this year!

Finally. Finally, it is happening.

According to developer Wolfram Von Funck (WOL_LAY), Cube world will be released on Steam within the next month or two.

This is massive news for a community that has been waiting for 6+ years for updates or news on what is happening with Cube World.

Many will recall that several years ago, Cube World was available for play on early-alpha access before being pulled by Von Funck himself for additional work. Every now and again, the developer would post tidbits on updates keeping hope alive that the game would eventually be released. However, if you browse the /r/CubeWorld subreddit or are apart of the Cube World Discord (which is tied to the subreddit), you will clearly see that many have lost hope while others are barely hanging on. And now, we got the confirmation that it could be just a matter of weeks before the game is ready to go for play once more.

What you may not know is, is that Wolfram and his partner (wife) developed this game entirely on their own. As far as we can tell, Wolfram may be working on it solo (or his partner is just quietly working on the side), developing the whole game and its music from scratch.

At this time, we do not know if the game is releasing on Steam’s early access in Alpha, Beta, or Master release. But we know it is coming soon, and we could not be happier.

The discord server is a great source for any and all information related to the game (as is the subreddit). So if you are looking for reasons to get hyped, go check them out and be sure to visit the official Steam page (which I linked below) and add the game to your wishlist. This game is amazing fun (we played the early Alpha six years ago), and we could not be more excited that it is finally getting released.

Wolay also confirmed that owners of the Alpha (people who paid for it, not pirated) will get Steam keys as well to download the game.

What is Cube World?
Cube World is a voxel-based action RPG with a focus on exploration. It takes place in a procedurally-generated fantasy world made up entirely of cubes.


  • Choose between four different classes: Warrior, Ranger, Mage, Rogue.
  • Action-based combat with dodging, aiming, combos, special skills and more.
  • Explore a nearly infinite, procedurally generated fantasy world.
  • Plan your next adventure with the 3D voxel world map. Scroll and zoom everywhere to find your next destination!
  • Craft weapons, armor, potions, elixirs and food and more from ingredients found throughout the world.
  • Tame pets that fight along your side and can be used as mounts.
  • Non-linear, open-world gameplay. Solve quests, help residents, fight huge monsters, explore ancient dungeons! It’s all up to you!
  • Discover procedurally generated lore and learn about ancient civilizations and magic artifacts.
  • Retrieve unique magic artifacts to level up and improve your skills.
  • Earn gold to buy items or to book an eagle flight to new lands.
  • Cube World’s unique per-land progression system makes finding loot, solving quests and clearing dungeons rewarding and exciting over and over again.
  • Use your hang glider to take to the skies or explore the oceans with your boat.
  • Find magic items to enter secret areas and to support you on your journey.
  • Play solo singleplayer or join your friends in coop-online-multiplayer.



I prefer Crocs for their style over their comfort.

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