Galactic Civilizations IV: Supernova Edition now available in Early Access
The fourth sequel of the award-winning space strategy game series, Galactic Civilizations IV: Supernova, has finally arrived in Early Access. Developed by Stardock, this latest installment sees the player as the ruler of a united home world that has just discovered faster-than-light travel.
Galactic Civilizations IV: Supernova continues the series’ 30-year trend of innovation by introducing AI-generated content OpenAI’s ChatGPT technology. This integration allows players to create their own civilizations that utilize AI to create the lore, conversation dialogs, quests and more. The game also uses AI, trained on decades of Stardock’s alien art to deliver custom graphics for their custom civilization.
CEO of Stardock, Brad Wardell, expressed his excitement about the new additions to the genre, stating, “The use of cutting-edge AI technology allows players to generate entire civilizations that look and feel unique with just a few lines of text has us particularly excited.”
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’ve really focused on making the game more approachable to new players,” said Wardell. “This is the most sophisticated strategy game we’ve ever made, so we have put extra time into UI improvements, tutorials and context-sensitive information.”
One of the most exciting features of Supernova is its focus on replayability. Players can choose from several different galaxy setup options, different opponents to play against, and with the AI-generated events and quests, each game will feel like an epic moment in the history of the galaxy.
New features in Supernova include cultural progression, new combat and planetary invasion systems, galactic sectors, new alien civilizations, AI-assisted computer opponents, and the integration of ChatGPT and AI art generation. Additionally, the game boasts a multi-sector map design, planetary sieges, multi-turn battles, a host of new weapon designs, starship classes, Terror Stars that destroy entire star systems, and hundreds of other improvements for enhancing the player’s ability to build the ultimate space empire.
Galactic Civilizations IV: Supernova is a stand-alone sequel to Galactic Civilizations III on Steam and Epic. Epic customers can upgrade from Galactic Civilizations IV to Supernova for a highly discounted rate. Early access to this highly anticipated space strategy game begins today, and we can’t wait to explore the universe and see what it has to offer!
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