Galactic Civilizations IV: Supernova Galactic Civilizations IV: Supernova Galactic Civilizations IV

GalCiv IV: The Supernova Roadmap!

Published on Friday, April 28, 2023 By Frogboy In Galactic Civilizations IV

Now with GalCiv IV in early access on Steam (with the Supernova expansion bundled) we’re going to try to provide a fairly comprehensive road map of what we have planned between now and release.




Initial Early Access

April 2023

Early access release of Beta version of GalCiv IV: Supernova

Civ Unlock 1

May 2023

Major classic civs unlocked

German Language Beta

May 2023

“Ich German sprecher bin am.”   

Civ Unlock 2

May 2023

More aliens unlocked

Big Balance update

May 2023

First big feedback integration on Gameplay feedback

AI generated quests

May 2023

This is where the AI will converse with you to ask for specific things using generative AI.

Core Engine Update

June 2023

Visual improvements, UI improvements, etc. This will be also part of an update to GC4: Epic

Battle System Upgrade

June 2023

Lots of updates concerning the way battles to address player feedback we’ve gotten to that point on making combat more interesting.

Invasion System Update

June 2023

The new conquest system should be “finished” at this point. This will also be part of an update to GC4: Epic

Civ Unlock 3

June 2023

Additional aliens added

Strategic AI Update

July 2023

AI redesigned for better strategic war fighting

Battle Viewer Update

July 2023

Battle viewer has a lot more details, information

Big Balance Update II

July 2023

Feedback from players gets put into this update.

The big AI update

July 2023

All the evil players and their evil strategies will get put into the AI. This will also be brought back to GC4: Epic.

The big pacing update

August 2023

This will be where we bring it all together to see how everything together.

Ship Designer Update

August 2023

Brand new ship designer screen and corresponding system

Cultural Progression

August 2023

Major overhaul to Cultural Progression

New Planet Economy

August 2023

Planet screen updated with new citizen system

Story-Driven Events

August 2023

Lots of new events added to the game

Civ Unlock 4

August 2023

Phalenoids, Luxar added

New Diplomacy Screen

August 2023

Re-designed Diplomacy Screen to provide a lot more information to players

Big Graphics Update

August 2023

Top to bottom graphical asset update

AlienGPT Update

September 2023

AI a lot smarter but also a lot more player control over what images are picked

Big Language Update

September 2023

French, Spanish, Russian, Polish, Italian, Korean, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese

Multiplayer Update

September 2023

New Multiplayer system for competitive and cooperative play

New Planet AI

September 2023

AI much better at managing planets

GalCiv Workshop

September 2023

Players can share their ship designs with each other

Civ Unlock 5

September 2023

Cosmic Contaminate, and other civs added

Consequence Events

September 2023

Do you remember those early event choices you made? GalCiv remembers..

Performance Optimization

September 2023

Make the things faster

Tech Update

September 2023

New ship components, tech tree cleanup


September 2023

Interactive but entertaining tutorial

Campaign: Supernova

September 2023

Included campaign to give users an opportunity to play some interesting scenarios


September 2023

Lots of UI polishing


October 2023

Stardock turns 30 years old!