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Distant Worlds - Universe

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Distant Worlds - Universe Tutorials by tortugapower

Posted: 12 SEP 2017

Hello everyone!
Today we are here to highlight the amazing work done by one of our users, tortugapower, that a while ago created a very interesting playlist that will help a lot of newcomers to approach the world (the universe?) of Distant Worlds - Universe!

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Distant World - Universe Playlist by BluScreen_Jason

Posted: 24 AUG 2017

Hello everyone! Today we want to show you a cool YouTube playlist, collecting Distant World - Universe gameplays that BluScreen_Jason has been recording for a year or so.

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Bundlestars promotion!

Posted: 17 JUN 2016

Great news!

A few games from our catalog are getting a big discount on Bundlestars!

Check them out, the discounts are there for a limited time only!

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Matrix Games lands on Bundle Stars!

Posted: 4 MAY 2016

Amazing news!

 

We are happy to announce that Matrix Games lands on Bundle Stars!

 

Starting from today a number of our games will be sold on the Bundle Stars store at a very special discount price!

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Distant Worlds: Universe Version 1.9.5.12 is out!

Posted: 18 MAY 2015

“Humanity has the stars in its future”– Isaac Asimov

A major new update is available for the critically acclaimed 4x space strategy game Distant Worlds: Universe, bringing the game to version 1.9.5.12 with many improvements, changes and bug fixes! For example, major improvements to the private sector freighter system, AI improvements, fixes to achievements that were not being retained, and bases will now launch fighters at attackers even when they have no other weapons!

But the list is very long, so be sure to check the whole changelog here

You can download the patch from here

Distant Worlds is a vast, pausable real-time 4X space strategy game. Experience the full depth and detail of turn-based strategy, but with the simplicity and ease of real-time, and on the scale of a massively-multiplayer online game.  

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From the earth to the stars

Posted: 28 NOV 2014

 

Where I argue that maybe one day we'll sell Stukas in space and laser firing Panthers

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Distant Worlds Gets another update

Posted: 19 SEP 2014

Patch 1.9.5.8 is now available!

The most detailed 4X title gets another major update! As of today patch 1.9.5.8 is available for download through all major channels. This update adds new customization features for ship designs and also further increases the modability of the AI, giving you more control than ever over your copy of Distant Worlds, allowing you to tailor the game to your liking. Other changes includes new AI tweaks, and weapon balances. 

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Distant Worlds: Universe gets a new update

Posted: 18 AUG 2014

The six major updates since release, including the newest 1.9.5.7 released last week, have included fixes for most of the issues reported since release (over 100 in total)! Additionally, more than 100 improvements to game balance, AI and user interface have been made, as well as some additional tutorial tweaks and the addition of an "Introductory Game" mode to get new players started more easily. 

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Distant Worlds : Universe Updated Again!

Posted: 1 JUL 2014

Since the very successful release of Distant Worlds: Universe on May 23rd, we've also released five major free updates over the course of more than a month of additional full-time development.  Distant Worlds: Universe was already among the best-selling games on our store as well as the Steam store, where it stayed in the Top 10 for all games for two weeks.  It has also been praised in many reviews, including multiple 90% reviews from mainstream reviewers.  Now, Distant Worlds: Universe has become better than ever!

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Distant Worlds: Universe Release Today

Posted: 23 MAY 2014

It is today that Distant Worlds: Universe will hit the Matrix, Slitherine and Steam Stores. Distant Worlds: Universe is the latest in the popular Distant Worlds Series. The game will be available on our stores around 12.00 GMT and the Steam release will be around 4.00PM PDT. Distant Worlds: Universe combines all previous content in a single $ 60 package and expends on it by adding the Ancient Galaxy storyline, lots of balance changes and technical improvements and vastly expanded modding capabilities, making this the ultimate Distant Worlds experience! To celebrate this joyous occasion, we are giving you a $ 10 discount for everyone who purchases Distant Worlds: Universe within the first week of release.

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Distant Worlds: Universe - Video Introduction

Posted: 21 MAY 2014

Distant Worlds Universe is releasing this week. This complete Distant Worlds collection allows you to get the most out of this deep and engaging 4X game. In order to help the newcomers find their way, we prepared for you a short video, guiding you through the very basics of the game, making it easier than ever to jump right into the deepest and biggest space simulator on the market!

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Distant Worlds Universe: Full Modding Guide

Posted: 13 MAY 2014

Distant Worlds: Universe, the ultimate Distant Worlds experience, is coming out soon. Not only does Distant Worlds: Universe include all the former Distant Worlds content, it even manages to further expand on it. This includes a brand new storyline, as well as a host of changes under-the-hood. One of the most important changes however, is that Distant Worlds: Universe features vastly expanded modding capabilities. This means that it will now be easier than ever to make Distant Worlds your personalized sci-fi experience!

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Distant Worlds Universe: Modding Research

Posted: 6 MAY 2014

Last week we shared you two excerpts from the upcoming comprehensive modding guide for Distant Worlds Universe. One of the many advantages of Universe is the greatly enhanced moddability, giving you even more freedom to shape the game to your own ideas. This week we are happy to share you another part of the modding guide, focusing on research. 

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Distant Worlds: Universe Guides to modding

Posted: 30 APR 2014

As the release of Distant Worlds: Universe is coming closer, we thought this would be the right time to provide some more details about this huge 4X game. Not only does Distant Worlds: Universe include all the former Distant Worlds content, it even manages to further expand on it. This includes a brand new storyline, as well as a host of changes under-the-hood. One of the most important changes however, is that Distant Worlds: Universe features vastly expanded modding capabilities. This means that it will now be easier than ever to make Distant Worlds your personalized ultimate sci-fi experience!

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Distant Worlds: Universe screenshots revealed

Posted: 26 MAR 2014

Today we are happy to be able to show you more greatness from Distant Worlds: Universe. The screenshots posted here showcase the new 'Ancient Galaxy' storyline where you control the Freedom Alliance fighting against the Shaktur Axis in a desperate galaxy-wide battle that adds new events and technologies.  They also serve  as an example of what can be achieved with the new modding tools.

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Distant Worlds: Universe Announced

Posted: 13 MAR 2014

A new chapter will soon be written in the grand space saga of Distant Worlds. This sci-fi series praised as “a worthy successor to Masters of Orion” (Eurogamer.dk), “a true space empire game” (Gamers Hall), “a small revolution in 4X strategy game” (PC4War), is now flying towards infinity with its ultimate collection: Universe.

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Details


Distant Worlds - Universe

Release Date: 23 MAY 2014

Language: English
Genre: Strategic
Turns: Real-Time Pausable
Complexity: Intermediate
Period: Sci-Fi


Developer
Code Force



Product Specs

  • Theatre: Space
  • Unit Scale: Individual (People, Planes, Tanks, etc.)
  • Players: 1
  • AI: Yes
  • PBEM: No
  • File Size: 1050mb
  • Download Time:
  • - 56K Modem: 41hr 40min
  • - DSL or Satelite: 2hr 16min
  • - High Speed: 28min
  • Version: 1.9.5.12
  • Manual: PDF E-Book, Printed - Color
  • Editor: Yes, Moddable Data Files

Product Requirements :
    MINIMUM
    OS: Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista, Windows 7, 8, 10
    CPU: Pentium 4 @1.5 GHz
    RAM: 1Gb RAM
    Video/Graphics: minimum 1024 x 768 resolution, 32 bit
    Sound: DirectX 9 compatible
    Hard disk space: approx 500Mb
    DVD-Rom: not required, except if installing from DVD
    DirectX version: 9.0c or later
    Peripheral hardware: Mouse
    Other: Microsoft .Net Framework 4.0 or later, Microsoft XNA 4.0 (both included with installer), Windows Media Player, Internet Explorer

    RECOMMENDED
    OS: Windows Windows Vista, Windows 7 or 8 (64-bit)
    CPU: Dual Core CPU @ 2.0 GHz
    RAM: 4Gb RAM
    Video/Graphics: minimum 1024 x 768 resolution, 32 bit
    Sound: DirectX 9 compatible
    Hard disk space: approx 500Mb
    DVD-Rom: not required, except if installing from DVD
    DirectX version: 9.0c or later
    Peripheral hardware: Mouse with scroll wheel
    Other: Microsoft .Net Framework 4.0 or later, Microsoft XNA 4.0 (both included with installer), Windows Media Player, Internet Explorer

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Distant Worlds: Universe Intro Trailer

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