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Back to News Listing Distant Worlds Updated Again!

Posted: Thursday, May 20, 2010 by Sean Drummy

Type: Press Release

The highly acclaimed 4X “Living Galaxy” Sci-Fi strategy game gets a significant post-release update focusing on bug fixes and AI and automation improvements

Matrix Games and CodeForce (www.codeforce.co.nz) are pleased to announce a significant new post-release update for Distant Worlds!  This new v1.0.4.9 update includes over a dozen important bug fixes as well as major improvements to friendly and enemy AI and automation.  Additional economic balancing is also included to fine-tune the 1.0.4 economy and fix an issue with uncapped corruption.  Especially improved are troop and agent automation as well as the way the private sector handles its own economic assets if it starts to run in the red.

 

For the best play experience, Matrix Games strongly recommends that all owners of Distant Worlds upgrade to v1.0.4.9.  While 1.0.4.9 will work fine with older saved games, we also strongly recommend starting new games with 1.0.4.9 as some of the bug fixes will not work with saved games from older versions.

 

With Distant Worlds, gamers can experience a “living galaxy” with endless options and replayability, command  vast empires that span many star system and engage in research, diplomacy, ship design, espionage, trade, combat and more! Be sure to check out the long list of promo videos available for Distant Worlds in addition to the three new screenshots of a few of the beautifully detailed alien races found in the game!

 

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said “Distant Worlds continues to improve in response to feedback from our customers and this significant update is another step along the way.  We’re delighted with how Distant Worlds has been received by gamers and reviewers alike and the best is yet to come!  It’s great to see that every day more gamers get their hands on Distant Worlds and start creating their own epic tales of galactic conquest!”

 

Distant Worlds is a vast, pausable real-time, 4X space strategy game. You can run the game as slow or as fast as you like, with intelligent advisors and many different settings for warnings and auto-pause triggers to help you manage your empire at your own pace.  Experience the full depth and detail of large turn-based strategy games, but with the simplicity and ease of real-time, and on the scale of a massively-multiplayer online game.

 

Vast galaxies are made to order: up to 1400 star systems, with up to 50,000 planets, moons and asteroids. Galaxies are so deep, fun and immersive that you won’t want to finish the game... Build, expand and improve your empire endlessly. The galaxy is packed with life and activity. Encounter other empires, independent alien colonies, traders, pirates and space monsters. Explore star systems, asteroid fields, gas clouds, supernovae, galactic storms and black holes. Discover evidence of civilizations long since past, uncovering secrets about the galaxy's troubled history...

 

Best of all, you can play the game your way: enjoy a quick, intense game in a crowded galaxy or take your time in an epic game spread across a vast galaxy!

 

Get the update here.

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