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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

The Yor is back in the latest update to GalCiv IV

Thursday, September 23, 2021

v.55 is Now AvailablePlay as the Yor Our first non-organic species. The Yor have no growth rate and don't require food. Instead, they manufacture their population as other species manufacture buildings. They can also colonize a variety of worlds that cant' sustain organic life right from the beginning of the game. Their citizens start out with generally weak stats, but they have access to unique technologies that upgrade the capabilities of all of their citizens and can make them very stro... read more

GalCiv IV Dev Journal #8 - Rise of the Commanders

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

“This is just GalCiv II but with better graphics,” was a comment some GalCiv fans made when GalCiv III was first released. That was no more true than saying Civilization V was just Civilization IV with better graphics, but we understood where they were coming from.  There weren’t a lot of big bullet item changes from the previous version. That was because most of our time and budget was spent building a brand new space 4X game engine. As good as GalCiv II was, it was bu... read more

Follow the GalCiv IV Development through PCGamesN

Monday, August 23, 2021

Follow the dev of GalCiv IV through PCGamesN, below are the first two articles, future articles will be posted below: Become the monster with Galactic Civilizations IV’s new Festron race Introduced in the most recent alpha update, the Festron are another brand-new race for upcoming 4X game Galactic Civilizations IV. Originally designed to be everyone’s favorite galactic monster, Stardock also felt that players would have the appetite to play as the nightmare, too – and now,... read more