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Distant Worlds

Distant Worlds is a vast, pausable real-time, 4X space strategy game. 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.
TitleDate
[PC] Update v1.0.7.1Jul 06, 2011
[PC] Update v1.0.7.1Apr 21, 2011
[PC] Installer v1.0.7.0aMar 25, 2010
Customization GuideMar 23, 2010

Recent NEWS

Distant Worlds Is Updated

Jul. 06, 2011 - A short but effective update to fix a few issues and keep the galactic empire running…

Distant Worlds Gets a Major Update

May. 06, 2011 - Enjoy the fixes and AI improvements found in the expansion via this substantial new…

Huge New Update for Distant Worlds!

Jul. 29, 2010 - A huge list of improvements and changes coming with this capital ship-sized update Matrix Games and…

Distant Worlds Updated Again!

May. 20, 2010 - The highly acclaimed 4X “Living Galaxy” Sci-Fi strategy game gets a significant post-release update…

Distant Worlds Gets a Major Update!

May. 05, 2010 - The highly acclaimed 4X “Living Galaxy” Sci-Fi strategy game gets a major post-release update…

Distant Worlds Gets Another Major Update

Apr. 08, 2010 - Many major issues and bugs have been vaporized by this behemoth of an update Matrix Games and…

New Alien Race Screenshots for Distant Worlds!

Mar. 31, 2010 - Check out some of the alien races vying for total galactic power in Distant Worlds Matrix Games and…

Distant Worlds Gets an Important Update!

Mar. 28, 2010 - The highly anticipated 4X “Living Galaxy” Sci-Fi strategy game gets some quick post-release fixes to…

Distant Worlds Now Available for Purchase!

Mar. 25, 2010 - The highly anticipated 4X “Living Galaxy” Sci-Fi strategy game is out of hyperspace and headed for…

Combat Video Released for Distant Worlds

Mar. 22, 2010 - Ship-to-ship combat, bombarding planets, landing troops and more detailed in the latest…

Customization Guide Released for Distant Worlds

Feb. 23, 2010 - Get a sneak peek at the huge amount of modification and customization available in Distant…

Expansion Video Now Available for Distant Worlds

Feb. 16, 2010 - Find out how to plan and execute the expansion of your empire through new colonies, mining stations…

Two New Videos for Distant Worlds!

Feb. 04, 2010 - Get an overview of the sleek game controls and thrilling galactic exploration for this anticipated…

New Video for Distant Worlds!

Jan. 14, 2010 - Check out the introductory video for this hotly awaited 4X strategy game Matrix Games and Code…

Matrix Games To Publish Distant Worlds!

Jan. 12, 2010 - Explore the universe across the endless stars and make it yours! Matrix Games and Code Force…

Game SPECS

Code Force
English
Strategic
Sci-Fi
Space
Intermediate
Real-Time Pausable
1
Present
None
Moddable Data Files
PDF E-Book
Individual (People, Planes, Tanks, etc.)

Get Distant Worlds: Universe for the complete and ultimate Distant Worlds experience!

 

Distant Worlds is a vast, pausable real-time, 4X space strategy game. 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!

Store Info

Digital Download

Our Digital Download service sends you a download link to the master game file once your order is complete. You can use this link to download the game directly to your computer over the internet and start playing right away. The download is available to you for thirty days after your order. No shipping is involved and the game is immediately available for you once the order is complete.

Physical Shipment

When you select this option you can use our digital download option to get the game right away and start playing. Then have a boxed copy of the game shipped to you as a backup for permanent storage. With a backup, you'll be prepared for whatever comes your way-whether it's a system crash, a computer virus damaging your files or the software simply no longer functioning as it should. You will be billed to have the game shipped in a printed DVD box with a printed DVD and your serial number.

Upgrade To Box

If you already own a digital version of the game from our site, Steam (or anywhere else!) and would like to add a box and full printed manual to your collection, just click on the buy Boxed Upgrade button. You will receive a box of the product you have chosen, a printed manual (where applicable) and a DVD with in an interactive version of our catalogue. It is very simple and straight forward. You don't have to register your game or send us your game serial number, just add the product to the cart and check out!

Editions

Digital Express Edition: This edition comes with a full color printed box, full color printed DVD (with your order number and serial number printed on it) and a PDF E-Book indexed manual.
Standard Edition: This edition comes with a full color printed box, full color printed DVD (with your order number and serial number printed on it), a Printed grayscale manual and a PDF E-Book indexed manual.
Collector's Edition: This edition comes with a full color printed box, full color printed DVD (with your order number and serial number printed on it), a Printed full color manual and a PDF E-Book indexed manual.