A release date for Galactic Civilizations IV has been announced by Stardock. Gamers can expect to jump into Galactic Civilizations IV on April 26th, 2022. The newest edition of the strategy sandbox game will feature a few new features for gamers to dive into such as multi-sector maps, the ability to customize your civilization mid-game via policies, internal factions, a unique mission/quest system, and so much more.
Galactic Civilizations IV Will Release on April 26th
Some of the updates gamers can look forward to include.
- Multi-sector maps: Gamers will still be able to play on a smaller map, but the ability to span an adventure across a bigger map with multiple sectors will give a true feeling of exploration. Gamers are able to travel from sector to sector via subspace streams
- The concept of citizens was introduced in Galactic Civilizations III. Citizens will now have a more defined role. Citizens will now have approval ratings. Gamers will want to keep them happy. The game will change depending on how certain characters are treated. A disloyal and unhappy governor might just take their planet and corresponding colonies with them and start a new empire if the gamer isn’t careful.
- Galactic Achievements: this solves the recurring problem of a player seeing a clear path to winning a game, that is locked behind longer gameplay. With this new feature, players can take on a challenge to earn “prestige points” that will go toward a total necessary for them to win the game. This cuts down on the time taken to play a game.
- The concept of the Core Worlds system was introduced to reduce micromanagement. Previously, players would have to manage each world they conquered individually. When a player colonizes a subpar world, it will feed into a core world that the player has already established. With this system, players will directly oversee a lower number of worlds, but still receive the benefits of colonizing.
“Galactic Civilizations IV is the result of years of thinking about the exciting innovations that have been occurring in strategy games,” said Brad Wardell, Stardock CEO. “We want to give players the ultimate turn-based strategy experience, and we’ve accomplished this by adding in tons of new features that add to the depth and scope of the game while incorporating feedback over several alpha and beta testing phases.”
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