Bungie has announced that the first game coming from its Bungie Aerospace programme. Crimson Steam Pirates from developer Harebrained Schemes is due for release on iPad on September 1, and will be free to download.

In the game you'll be tasked with commanding your Steampunk crew, with the turn-based gameplay said to provide a mixture of action and strategy.

Key Crimson Steam Pirates features:

  • 8 voyages that begin the tale of Thomas Blood's adventures in the Caribbean
  • 2 "Pass-and-Play" multiplayer scenarios
  • Over a dozen types of ships, subs, and airships
  • Over 20 unique crew members whose special abilities enhance gameplay
  • Bungie.net Stats, Leaderboards, and Facebook integration.