From Press Release:
Seek out new star systems and discover the exciting potential of the subspace realm in Galactic Civilizations IV! You are the all-powerful leader of a spacefaring civilizations and will discover thousands of worlds and dozens of civilizations – both old and new – as you explore the galaxy and try to build a civilization that will withstand the tests of time.
We had an amazing time with our community during the game’s alpha period, and now we’re ready to open the floodgates with the beta. All the civilizations that were previously locked during the alpha testing phase are now available to play, plus we’ve added one more: the Terran Alliance. You can look forward to plenty of additional new features and gameplay improvements throughout the beta, too, leading all the way up to launch later this year.
In Galactic Civilizations IV, you will:
- Explore the galaxy by seeking out new star systems and discovering the potential of the subspace realm.
- Meet new civilizations and cultivate peace – or war – with them. The universe is teeming with all kinds, both advanced and primitive.
- Colonize new worlds that you discover. There are thousands to colonize…if you dare.
- Discover new technologies to benefit and advance your civilization. Some are easier than others for your species to grasp.
- Recruit and mentor citizens with various strengths and weaknesses. Knowing where they can best use their potential will be key to your success.
- Shape your government by placing citizens in places of power and choosing which planets you wish to govern closely. Take care not to be defeated in a coup!
- Choose your destiny through your actions and choices. Determine what you want your civilization to be and lead your people down that path with confidence.
- Experience grand adventure through engaging missions and events that will help uncover the galaxy’s rich, ancient history.