Almost done claiming and colonizing all of the worlds around your home planet? Get ready to explore a new sector where a whole host of new worlds, resources, and opportunities await you. read more
Galactic Civilizations IV
Explore the Galaxy
Seek out new star systems and discover the exciting potential of the subspace realm.
Meet New Civilizations
The universe is teeming with civilizations both advanced and primitive. Set opponents' difficulty and technological advancement.
Colonize New Worlds
Thousands of worlds to colonize - most of them awful, but all colonizable...if you dare.
Discover New Technologies
Invent new technologies, some are easier than others for your species to grasp.
Recruit and Mentor Citizens
Each citizen is unique with their own strengths and weaknesses.
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 the type of civilization you want to be through your actions and choices.
Adventure Awaits You
The galaxy has a rich, ancient history that you will discover through missions and events.
When you're looking to rule the galaxy you need to be able to see everything - where your strongholds are, where your enemies are lurking, and where you have left to expand to. The new sector view lets you zoom out to view all of the sectors on the map so you can make better decisions on your strategy. read more
During the development of a game, many ideas will look good on paper only to be found to not work out in practice. Normally, these ideas get killed off before implementation and even fewer ever get seen by the public. In the case of Galactic Civilizations IV, because we’re going out in ALPHA, you will get to see some ideas fully implemented that we have already decided didn’t work out. Today’s example for discussion: The Ideology compass. Here’s how it wor... read more