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Reach for the Stars

Reach for the Stars is a re-release of the turn-based strategy game of epic galactic exploration, colonization and conquest. Reach for the Stars is considered to be one of the original 4X (eXplore, eXpand, eXploit, eXterminate) games
TitleDate
ManualJan 23, 2020
[PC] Update v1.41May 19, 2005
[PC] Installer v1.41May 04, 2005

Recent NEWS

Reach For The Stars Version 1.41 Patch Released

May. 19, 2005 - New Patch Improves Stability, Resolves Save Issues Matrix Games announced today that the…

Matrix Games Re-Releases Reach For The Stars!

May. 04, 2005 - Matrix Games and SSG Re-release Classic Space Strategy Game for 2005! Matrix Games announced…

Re-Release of Reach For The Stars Goes Gold!

May. 04, 2005 - Matrix Games and SSG Re-release Classic Space Strategy Game for 2005! Matrix Games announced…

Game SPECS

Strategic Studies Group
May 04, 2005
Strategic
Sci-Fi
Basic
Turn-Based IGOUGO

Explore - Expand - Exploit - Exterminate A strategy game of epic exploration and cataclysmic combat... Discover, colonize and conquer as you spread your fleet across the galaxy. A massive campaign and 20 ready to play scenarios plus Random Maps and a Scenario Editor give you incredible replayability. This updated re-release of Reach For The Stars shows you what galactic conquest is all about! Sixteen unique species with superior AI and a comprehensive Diplomatic system create a challenge for strategists that is not easily overcome! Full R&D trees take you through multiple eras and include technologies for your colonies and your fleets. The original Reach for the Stars is noted to have been a pioneer in 4x Space Strategy games. 4x Strategy refers to the four activities you perform, Explore, Expand, Exploit, and Exterminate. Reach for the Stars for Matrix Games has been reworked for greater stability and incorporates the final unreleased update to the 2000 release from Strategic Studies Group, the developers of the original and 2000 releases.

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.
Collector's Edition Hardback: This edition comes with a full color printed hardback book as the manual, where the DVD is inserted in to the front cover with order number and serial number. Also includes a PDF E-Book indexed manual.