Sci-fi grand technique sport Stellaris’ new Overlord enlargement has been given a launch date and will likely be making its strategy to PC on twelfth Could, arriving alongside a free replace for all gamers.
Overlord is Stellaris’ sixth main enlargement (following on from Nemesis, Federations, MegaCorp, Apocalypse, and Utopia), and brings a spread of recent choices for gamers as they unfold their affect among the many stars, this time loosely focussed on empire administration.
There are, as an illustration, new vassalisation mechanics, enabling gamers to barter or demand the phrases of their agreements with their new vassals, and even outline the specialist function they’re going to play in an empire – both specializing in army would possibly, tech analysis, or financial acquisition.
Overlord additionally brings three new enclaves gamers can make the most of, both via mutual settlement or by pressure. The Salvagers, as an illustration, are a pleasant group of scrappers and mechanics, whereas the Shroudwalkers are a monastic enclave centered on studying the mysteries of the Shroud. After which there are Mercenary enclaves, which could be based by common empires relatively than, as is the case with the opposite two, being found randomly in area.
Elsewhere, there are 5 new origin tales for gamers to select from as they set up their empire, 4 new music tracks, plus three new Megastructures: the Orbital Ring, Quantum Catapult, and Hyper Relay.
The Orbital Ring could be constructed round liveable worlds to achieve additional starbase capability or to enhance planetary financial system, whereas the Quantum Catapult is able to sending fleets on a one-way journey throughout the galaxy, ignoring closed borders and hostile empires. Lastly, there’s the Hyper Relay, used to rapidly switch fleets and assets throughout an empire.
All this arrives on twelfth Could as a part of Stellaris’ Overlord enlargement, and can value £15.49/€19.99/$19.99 USD. The paid DLC will likely be accompanied by a free replace, often called Cepheus, for all gamers, bringing numerous fixes and enhancements, alongside a number of new options, together with the negotiation system serving to drive Overlord’s new vassal choices.