Galactic Civilizations Galactic Civilizations is a space based strategy game in which you are in
control of humanity's destiny.
The year is 2178, the Terran Alliance has invented a new technology --
Hyperdrive. But the secret has leaked to the other civilizations
starting a race for all the inhabitable worlds in the galaxy! As leader
of United Earth, you must research new technologies, build an economy,
create a powerful military force, all the while carefully balancing your
political, diplomatic and trade skills.
Galactic Civilizations I: Ultimate Edition The original, award-winning space strategy game.
Galactic Civilizations II: Ultimate
Get the complete GalCiv II saga including the acclaimed PC strategy game of the year Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords, the award winning expansion pack Dark Avatar, and the newest expansion pack Twilight of the Arnor!
Galactic Civilizations III
The latest installment of one of the highest-rated strategy series of all time, Galactic Civilizations III challenges players to build an empire that dominates the galaxy through conquest, diplomacy, cultural hegemony, or scientific research.
Galactic News Network (GNN)
Thursday, August 14, 2014 - Galactic Civilizations III Beta Now Available
We’ve officially launched the beta! Bells are ringing, birds are singing, and it’s a beautiful day to dig up the archives of a forgotten race’s reality TV shows and use them to placate a restive populace that for some reason doesn’t see the value in mandatory six-month stints working the factories of the nearest forgeworld.
To all of our Founders, thank you so much for your early support. Elite Founders, your feedback and bug reporting has been invaluable in getting Galactic Civilizations III ready for a wider audience. Fire up your Steam client, and it should patch your install to the beta automatically.
To anyone waiting for Galactic Civilizations III to be regular price before diving in, you’ll have to wait a little longer. Sadly, the game is $44.99 during the beta rather than its regular $49.99 price. We beg your forgiveness.
Follow the development of Galactic Civilizations III throughout the beta, ask the team your questions live, and get sneak peeks of upcoming builds every Friday on the official Stardock Twitch channel (Link).
The Galactic Civilizations III beta includes:
-Race-specific tech trees – Each race discovers the secrets of creation in its own way. Look out for Drengin invasions a whole age before anyone else can pull one off.
-Ideology rework – Get an entire invasion fleet for free, take control of all planets inside your sphere of influence, and more!
-Huge hulls – For when you absolutely, positively, have to kill every last filthy alien in the quadrant.
-New colonization events – Thirty more events will challenge your ideology whenever you bring the light of civilization to a new world.
-Terraforming – Maximize your adjacency bonuses by filling in gaps on your colonies with SCIENCE!
-Map features – Durantium, Elerium, and Antimatter are now on the map, waiting to be harvested by your starbases. Watch out for black holes!
-So much more – reworked planet traits, shipyard queues, automatic improvement upgrading, tons of new art, vastly improved rendering (ships are so shiny now!), the list goes on.