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v1.61 Early Access for Galactic Civilizations IV: Supernova Now Available

Published on Thursday, July 13, 2023 By redskittlesonly In GalCiv IV News

Galactic Civilizations v1.61 Early Access Update

Improved strategic AI, refined ship construction, balanced ship combat, and enhanced battles


The latest early access update for Galactic Civilizations, v1.61 is here. Immerse yourself in a galaxy teeming with enhanced strategic gameplay and thrilling battles.

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Here's a brief overview of the exciting features included in this update:

Major Strategic AI Improvements

Experience an evolved AI that strategically defends its worlds by utilizing its fleets effectively, even if it means sacrificing ships to weaken enemy forces. The AI now prioritizes gaining space superiority before launching sieges and invasions, ensuring a formidable challenge. Additionally, the AI's fleet management has improved, enhancing its territorial control.


Major Strategic Update to AI's Starship Construction

The AI's ship construction capabilities have received a significant upgrade. When faced with resource scarcity, the AI dynamically recalculates ship design strategies within the same turn. It now assembles balanced fleets by leveraging the advantages of different ship classes. You'll encounter larger AI fleets strategically positioned to control various territories. Moreover, the AI has diversified its ship designs and improved weapon layouts for more cost-effective and lethal ships.


Ship Balance Updates

We've conducted a comprehensive balancing pass on weapons, defenses, and hull sizes, making larger ships more cost-effective. This adjustment adds a new layer of strategy to your fleet composition choices, allowing for more diverse and impactful gameplay.


Enhanced Battle Experience

The battle viewer has been refined to provide more visually captivating encounters. Camera adjustments have been made to improve battle visibility, ensuring you don't miss any thrilling moments. Ships' layouts and positions have been carefully adjusted, granting each ship type a distinct placement and reinforcing their unique roles in combat.


Get the Galactic Civilizations v1.61 early access update now and explore an improved strategic AI, refined ship construction, balanced ship combat, and exhilarating battles. 


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Galactic Civilizations IV: Supernova is a stand-alone sequel to Galactic Civilizations III on Steam and Epic Games Store. Epic customers can upgrade from Galactic Civilizations IV: Supernova for a highly discounted rate.