Stellaris‘s Overlord growth is out now, jamming the huge scifi grand technique recreation even fuller with megastructures, story occasions and – as is Paradox’s wont – extra vassals. Overlord goals to supply extra management over your empires, each to allow you to form them in additional particular methods and likewise to generate extra anecdotes when all of it goes unsuitable.
As at all times, the growth additionally releasing alongside a brand new free patch with stability fixes and bux fixes for all.
This is the launch trailer for Overlord:
Overlord helps you to create “specialist empires” by negotiating (or demanding) contracts between your vassals, so you’ll be able to tailor worlds in the direction of financial, navy or technological progress. Vassals have their very own pursuits, nonetheless, and so will activate you and discover a new empire to comply with for those who do not hold them on facet.
There are 5 new origins to make use of as beginning factors on your empire, and new enclaves to come across, each of which improve the variety of tales the sport can inform. Lastly, there are three new megastructures. These are hard-to-build buildings that provide you with tactical benefits – quicker journey, longer vary assaults – however extra importantly, additionally they look very cool. I do not know what constructing an orbital ring round a planet does, however I do know from taking a look at it that I need to do it.
Paradox break up Stellaris growth duties in two a few years in the past, with a brand new “Custodian” crew shaped to give attention to stability and bug fixes outdoors of the growth launch schedule. This crew is chargeable for the free-to-all 3.4.2 “Cepheus” replace, additionally launched at this time. The replace – or updates, technically – principally embrace the sorts of adjustments that can solely imply something to you for those who’re an everyday participant of Stellaris already, however you can discover the total patch notes right here if you wish to verify whether or not your greatest bugbear has been mounted.