Sid Meier's Starships Out Now


2K Games and Firaxis Games have today announced that Sid Meier’s Starships is out now for PC, Mac and iPad for £10.99.

This new title challenges players to command a fleet of starships within the narrative universe of Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth while embarking on a series of turn-based missions. Along the journey, players explore the galaxy in search of other civilizations, protect planets and their people and build a federation to achieve intergalactic peace. Sid Meier, director of creative development at Firaxis Games stated:

Civilization: Beyond Earth encouraged players to explore humanity’s next chapter on an alien planet. Starships takes players on a new adventure to find the other worlds settled by humanity, engage in a series of tactical missions, and ultimately bring peace and unity to the galaxy.

Features include:

  • Encounter unique tactical challenges in every mission, with dynamically generated maps, victory conditions and foes;
  • Develop customizable armadas for tactical plans with modular spaceship design;
  • Expand Federation influence by coming to the aid of each planets citizens, using their unique abilities to enhance player fleets and hinder opponents, as well as building improvements on worlds to increase capabilities and resources;
  • Lead a fleet to distant worlds and help civilizations defeat pirates, protect colony ships, destroy rogue AI and more;
  • Declare victory by conquering threats to the galaxy, uniting a plurality of worlds through a Federation or leading constituents to push scientific frontiers.

Please not that the game is only compatible with the iPad 2, iPad mini and up, and WILL NOT run on earlier generations of iPad devices. Let us know your thoughts via the comment section below.

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