If the focus isn't single-player, I definitely am not backing it.
None of the great space sims were multiplayer.
He talks in one breath about high-end PC gaming and space sims not being dead, but then goes and makes an MMO.
Which is it? Is there a market for these games or not? The last thing I want is an epic space sim where my experience is marred by my ISP suddenly having a hiccup.