Map Pack DLC Now Available for Galactic Civilizations III
7/9/2015 1:05:00 PM
The Map Pack DLC includes 8 new maps which range in size from gigantic 18 player areas to intimate maps perfectly sized for two-player duels. Players can also design their own galaxies with the all new custom map editor.
New maps include:
Six Pillars - A large Map, with six symmetrical clusters surrounding a super black hole, designed for large matches for up to six players.
Clash - A medium sized symmetrical map designed for a large scale duel.
Snowflake - Medium sized balanced map of near identical star systems, designed for up to 18 players.
Core - A medium sized symmetrical map, surrounding a cast core of nebulae and resources, designed for up to six players.
Joust - A tiny two player map that is perfectly balanced for a duel, but with plenty of resources to keep.
Quadrants - Small, four-sided and balanced. Divided by vast asteroid fields and optimized for four players.
Round Table - Tiny and symmetrical. Designed for quick and balanced six player games.
Milky Way - Explore the canon Galactic Civilizations galaxy, starting from Earth in this immense scenario.
The Galactic Civilizations III Map Pack DLC is available now for $4.99 through Stardock or Steam.
If you are a Galactic Civilizations III Elite Founder:
The Map Pack DLC was automatically added to your Steam account free of charge, and can be accessed under “Galactic Civilizations III” in the “DLC” section, enjoy!
Galactic Civilizations III 1.1 Update Released with Steam Workshop Support
7/9/2015 1:00:00 PM
The 1.1 update includes Steam Workshop integration, two new difficulty levels, and UI improvements. With Steam Workshop integration, players can easily share their ship designs and custom factions with other Galactic Civilizations III players. There are already over 400 new ship designs and custom factions available for download today on Steam Workshop!
This update also includes custom map support for multiplayer games, pirates in multiplayer, and a ton of other improvements and fixes for the game. You can see the full changelog here: http://forums.galciv3.com/467453
Dev Stream (Friday, June 26th) at 3pm EDT, Noon Pacific
6/26/2015 8:44:00 AM
The next Galactic Civilizations III dev livestream will be today at 3pm EDT. Lead Designer Paul Boyer will be playing the latest build and answering players questions.
Come on over to our Stardock Twitch channel and join us for our live broadcast at 3pm EDT!
After the live broadcast today, we’ll post the replay on our YouTube channel so you can catch up on the latest episodes.
Update: Replay is on YouTube.