In Starfield, Earth isn’t just a distant memory—it’s a treasure trove of iconic landmarks waiting to be rediscovered. From the towering skyscrapers of modern cities to ancient wonders that have stood the test of time, players have the chance to explore and unlock these familiar sites. This guide will walk you through each landmark and show you how to unlock them, bringing a touch of home to your interstellar adventures.
NASA Launch Tower
Description: The NASA Launch Tower is a testament to humanity’s ambition to explore the stars. It stands as a symbol of our pioneering spirit, representing the countless missions that have embarked on journeys to the unknown from this very location.
How to Unlock: You’ll visit this location during the main campaign.
The Pyramids of Giza
Description: These ancient structures, located in Egypt, are among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Their grandeur and precision in construction have puzzled and fascinated historians and archaeologists for centuries.
How to Unlock: Read the book “The Ancient Civilization of Egypt” found in Sinclair’s books at Akila City.
Empire State Building
Description: An iconic skyscraper that once held the title of the world’s tallest building, the Empire State Building is a symbol of New York City’s architectural and cultural might.
How to Unlock: Read the book “Our Lost Heritage” found in the President’s office at MAST headquarters in New Atlantis.
US Bank Tower
Description: Located in Los Angeles, the US Bank Tower stands as one of the tallest buildings on the West Coast. Its modern design and panoramic views of the city make it a notable landmark.
How to Unlock: Read the book “Hope Family Tree” in Director Ron Hope’s office at HopeTech’s headquarters on Hopetown, a city in the Valo system on the planet Polvo.
The Shanghai Tower
Description: As China’s tallest building and the world’s second-tallest, the Shanghai Tower is a marvel of modern architecture and engineering. Its twisted design is not only aesthetically pleasing but also functional, reducing wind loads on the building.
How to Unlock: Read the book “Essentials of Modern Macroeconomics” on a ship around Porimma II.
Description: Towering over the city of Dubai, the Burj Khalifa holds the title of the world’s tallest building. It’s a symbol of the UAE’s rapid development and ambition in the 21st century.
How to Unlock: Read the book “Race to the Heavens” found in a VIP room at Siren of the Stars.
International Commerce Center
Description: Located in Hong Kong, the International Commerce Center is one of the tallest skyscrapers in the world. It’s a hub of business and commerce, representing the city’s status as a global financial center.
How to Unlock: Read the book “Maurice Lyon’s journal” in the New Homestead settlement museum on Titan.
The Gateway Arch
Description: Situated in St. Louis, Missouri, the Gateway Arch stands as a symbol of westward expansion in the United States. Its unique design and gleaming stainless steel surface make it a must-visit landmark.
How to Unlock: Read the book “The Price of Destiny” found in Benjamin Bayu’s penthouse on Neon. Note: Players might need the Theft skill to pickpocket Bayu.
Description: Located in Osaka, Japan, Abeno Harukas is the country’s tallest skyscraper. It’s a multi-purpose building, housing a department store, an art museum, and a hotel.
How to Unlock: Read the “Diary of Kyosuke Nagata” in the Lock Prison on the Crimson’s Fleet’s Suvorov planet in the Kryx system.
Description: Dominating the London skyline, The Shard is Western Europe’s tallest skyscraper. Its glass-clad pyramidal design offers panoramic views of the city.
How to Unlock: Read the book “Oliver Twist” also found at Sinclair’s Books in Akila City.
Rumored Landmark: There are whispers about The Leaning Tower of Pisa being an Earth landmark due to the presence of the Pisa Snow Globe item in the game’s database. However, its location remains unconfirmed.
Each of these landmarks also houses a snow globe collectible. Collecting these snow globes rewards players with 100 XP.