Blackbird Interactive and Gearbox Software just announced a new addition to the Homeworld story today with Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak. Slated for release on January 20 on the PC, this strategy game will feature an origin story that serves as a sort of prequel to the base Homeworld games.

Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak FeaturesExperience an Origin StoryHeavy-duty HardwareMassive EnvironmentsTactical CombatStrategic DecisionsOnline Multiplayer - Compete solo or with friends to achieve a variety of win conditions. Rise through the ranks to become the most powerful Fleet Captain on Kharak in competitive play.