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Distant Worlds: Return of the Shakturi

An ancient evil is returning to the vast universe of Distant Worlds! The Return of the Shakturi is the highly anticipated expansion to the critically acclaimed 4X space strategy game Distant Worlds.
TitleDate
[PC] Update v1.5.0.12May 14, 2015
[PC] Update v1.5.0.12 BetaDec 13, 2012
[PC] Installer v1.5.0.0Dec 17, 2010

Recent NEWS

Distant Worlds: Return of Shakturi and Shadows Updated!

May. 14, 2015 - Rulers of the Universe (or aspiring candidates), there is important news coming from the…

Distant Worlds: Return of the Shakturi Gets an Update!

Dec. 21, 2012 -   We are happy to announce, along with Code Force (www.codeforce.co.nz), the release of…

Distant Worlds Return of the Shakturi Gets a Major Update!

Apr. 05, 2011 - Impressive AI improvements, loads of fixes, and plenty more improvements coming in this…

Distant Worlds - Return of the Shakturi Is Updated

Jan. 12, 2011 - The expansion to this award winning space 4X game is updated Matrix Games and Code Force…

Distant Worlds - Return of the Shakturi Now Available!

Dec. 16, 2010 - The expansion to the award-winning space strategy game has come out of hyperspace and is headed…

New Screenshots for Distant Worlds Return of the Shakturi!

Dec. 12, 2010 - Marvel at the explosive new tech displayed in these screenshots for this highly anticipated…

Distant Worlds Return of the Shakturi Promo Video Released!

Dec. 08, 2010 - Check out the new features in this highly anticipated space strategy expansion with this new…

Live Chat with Distant Worlds Developer Code Force!

Dec. 06, 2010 - Chat live with the development team behind this acclaimed space strategy game! Matrix Games…

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!

An ancient evil is returning to the vast universe of Distant Worlds! The Return of the Shakturi is the highly anticipated expansion to the critically acclaimed 4X space strategy game Distant Worlds. In addition to a long list of new features and improvements, Return of the Shakturi includes two new and unique alien races complete with riveting events that expand upon the original Distant Worlds and move the timeline of the universe forward into its next chapter with exciting new endgame options. A completely new and vastly expanded research system with comprehensive new tech trees awaits, with new tech and options for avid ship designers such as fighters, bombers, missiles, Ion weapons, planetary facilities, regional capitols, and much more!

Return of the Shakturi also comes packed with interface improvements like an Empire Navigation Tool to provide quick access to everything in your empire, Action Buttons for one-click access to common tasks, an Enemy Targets list showing all known enemy threats, Build Orders to mass-produce groups of new ships in one simple step, and much more! All this coupled with new Empire Policies to fine tune the auto-management of your empire, new galaxy shapes, and extended modding support make Return of the Shakturi an essential add-on to the vast, living galaxy of Distant Worlds!

Please note: Distant Worlds – Return of the Shakturi REQUIRES ownership of the original full Distant Worlds game.

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.

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.