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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

Screenshot of the Week, Sectors - GalCiv IV

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

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

GalCiv IV Dev Journal #5

Monday, June 14, 2021

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

Alpha Access is Now Available for Galactic Civilizations IV

Thursday, June 10, 2021

 Galactic Civilizations IV Enters Early Access Players can now Play the AlphaJoin Early Access NowView the Alpha Guide HereStardock released an Alpha version of Galactic Civilizations IV into Early Access today. As the all-powerful leader of a spacefaring civilization, the player must seek out new star systems and discover the exciting potential of the subspace realm. There are thousands of worlds to colonize and dozens of civilizations - both old and new - to encounter. The game ta... read more