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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 v1.04: Take Command with New Executive Orders and Repel Invasions with Improved Military Starbases

Thursday, June 16, 2022

New Executive Orders and Improved Military StarbasesGet GalCiv IV Now  |  v1.04 Changelog Choose your own civilization. Enlist Pirate Fleet.  Top Features in v1.04Improved Military Starbases  Now protect planets in their radius from invasion. If you want to take them, you have to take out the starbase first.   New Executive Orders Enlist Pirate Fleet - Take control of a pirate fleet. This is only available to the Xeloxi (or other civilizati... read more

GalCiv IV Dev Journal #20 - Deals of the Xeloxi (and v1.04 Preview)

Thursday, June 9, 2022

  Today I decided to play a game as the Xeloxi. They are a tough civilization to play - so much so that I almost put a warning on them (as well as a few other civilizations) stating that they weren't a good selection for first-time players. They certainly run a difficulty level harder than the Terran Alliance. I've always loved the Xeloxi's style and the concept of a crime-based civilization. Every Xeloxi citizen is a criminal, meaning that high crime is just a consequence of play... read more

Galactic Civilizations IV v1.03 Brings Custom Civ Sharing and New Events

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Create and Share Custom Civilizations in the Galactic Civilizations IV v1.03 UpdateGet GalCiv IV Now  |  v1.03 Changelog Create your own civilization. Share and download community made civilizations. Galactic Civilizations IV released last month, and we're here with its first of many updates. If you've created an awesome civilization that you're just dying to share with the world, your time has come: v1.03 is here and the civilization workshop is open for business! ... read more