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Galactic Civilizations IV: Supernova Announced Today!

Article posted on 3/30/2023

Stardock Announces Galactic Civilizations IV: Supernova 
An array of new features and improvements include brand-new civilizations,
Terror Star units, improved systems, and much more


Stardock, a leading developer of 4X strategy and simulation games, announced the launch Galactic Civilizations IV: Supernova, the latest installment in their acclaimed Galactic Civilizations franchise today. 


Explore an enhanced ideology system by building up Cultural Points and spending them on the traits you want to see reflected in your growing empire. 

In this space-based strategy game set in the 24th century, players take on the role of a leader of a spacefaring civilization, tasked with exploring and colonizing the known universe. With an array of new features and improvements, Supernova offers an unparalleled 4X strategy experience for players of all skill levels. 

"We are thrilled with the new additions Galactic Civilizations IV: Supernova brings to the genre,” said Brad Wardell, CEO of Stardock. "From a combat system that features starship classes, to graphics engine improvements, and multiplayer mode, players will be able to immerse themselves in a vast and complex universe unlike anything they've seen before." 


GalCiv IV Supernova
Encounter several brand-new alien civilizations or create your own using the updated Civilization Builder.


GalCiv IV Supernova
Prepare your fleets and wage epic battles in a new and improved combat system that features starship classes.


Some of the new and improved features of Supernova include a new combat system, Terror Stars that can destroy entire stars and the surrounding planets and ships with a single shot, new alien civilizations to play as or against, a new culture progression system, and a new research system with breakthrough technologies. 

In addition, Supernova also features an improved diplomacy system with more complex negotiations and alliances, a streamlined galaxy setup system, enhanced modding capabilities, and an improved graphics engine for stunning visuals. Galactic Civilizations IV: Supernova is coming soon.

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Design unique ships, assigning them classes and roles that you can utilize both in and out of combat to keep a step ahead of your enemies.

GalCiv IV Supernova
Spread your influence, conquer enemy planets, and maintain tenuous diplomatic relations as you fight for galactic dominance.


GalCiv IV Supernova
Make diverse and interesting decisions on how to strengthen your civilization's tourism, weaponry, science, and more.


Court the good graces of other civilizations and monitor your relationships in a detailed and intuitive diplomacy screen.

GalCiv IV Supernova
Easily navigate the improved UI for the Ship Designer and build your own custom fleets to crush your enemies.


GalCiv IV Supernova
Terrorize the galaxy with powerful ancient technology that can destroy planets with a single shot.
Looking for Galactic Civilizations IV Standard Edition? Get it here.