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Explore the Galaxy Explore the Galaxy Explore the Galaxy

Explore the Galaxy

Seek out new star systems and discover the exciting potential of the subspace realm.

Meet New Civilizations Meet New Civilizations Meet New Civilizations

Meet New Civilizations

The universe is teeming with civilizations both advanced and primitive. Set opponents' difficulty and technological advancement.

Colonize New Worlds Colonize New Worlds Colonize New Worlds

Colonize New Worlds

Thousands of worlds to colonize - most of them awful, but all colonizable...if you dare.

Discover New Technologies Discover New Technologies Discover New Technologies

Discover New Technologies

Invent new technologies, some are easier than others for your species to grasp.

Recruit and Mentor Citizens Recruit and Mentor Citizens Recruit and Mentor Citizens

Recruit and Mentor Citizens

Each citizen is unique with their own strengths and weaknesses.

Shape Your Government Shape Your Government Shape Your Government

Shape Your Government

Determine which citizens to place in positions of power and what planets you wish to see governed while taking care not to be defeated in a coup.

Choose Your Destiny Choose Your Destiny Choose Your Destiny

Choose Your Destiny

Choose the type of civilization you want to be through your actions and choices.

Adventure Awaits You Adventure Awaits You Adventure Awaits You

Adventure Awaits You

The galaxy has a rich, ancient history that you will discover through missions and events.

Latest News

Galactic Civilizations IV v1.05 Adds Survival and Sandbox Mode

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Survival Mode and Sandbox Mode Now Available in GalCiv IV's MultiplayerAs the all-powerful leader of a spacefaring civilization, players will seek out new star systems and discover the exciting potential of the subspace realm. With over a dozen starting civilizations to choose from – plus the ability to create unique custom civilizations from scratch - the possibilities for each playthrough are endless, leaving players with a truly unique experience every time they start up a new game. ... read more

Galactic Civilizations IV Arcean War (and 1.05 preview)

Thursday, August 4, 2022

This has already been a bloody game. The map is fairly packed and my neighbors (the Torians and the Festron) spread quickly. Usually, I would try to convince one of them to join me in a war against the other. But I'm playing the Arceans and we have access to some great commander warships, and I'm not interested in sharing. Instead, I pick the weakest of the two (the Festron) and attack at full force, hoping the Torians stay out of it. I set my policies to wage war. Trade routes ... read more

GalCiv IV: Recent Ships/Civs from the Community

Thursday, July 14, 2022

We love seeing the custom ships an civilizations our community designs... below are some more recent ones. Which are your favorite? THEIA by MickKimber   UNSC BASIC CONSTRUCTOR-01 by starmac870   ELEGANT CITY COLONY SHIP M2 by Strange_Jane   BLACK ORDER by GalaxusGamer   FREE PLANETS ALLIANCE - 7TH FLEE by THWAMP_THING read more