Developer Ironclad Games announced the upcoming Sins of a Solar Empire 2, the long-awaited sequel to the award-winning 2008 4X real-time strategy title.
Developer Ironclad Games and publisher Stardock Corporation have announced the upcoming Sins of a Solar Empire 2. The sequel to the award-winning 2008 RTS game Sins of a Solar Empire will be available soon on the Epic Games Store.
Released more than 14 years ago, the 4X real-time strategy game Sins of a Solar Empire lets players take control of one of three factions or six in the standalone Rebellion expansion, as they battle for survival. in a galaxy divided by endless war. Command fleets of Trade Emergency Coalition, Vasari Nomad Empire or Advent Unity, players colonize worlds, build ships and space stations, and lead their inhabitants to victory in aerial battles majestic space. The original game was a huge hit for developer Ironclad, reportedly selling over 200,000 copies in its first month on a budget of under $1,000,000.
The developer officially announced season 2 with a short teaser trailer on September 16. Coming in at less than a minute, the trailer doesn’t reveal too much other than confirming that all Sins of a Solar Empire’s faction will return in the upcoming game. However, it did provide fans with an interesting close-up view of a TEC battleship as it led the attack.
Unfortunately, the trailer doesn’t include a Sins of a Solar Empire 2 release date. However, the developers plan to release a “technical preview” later this year, allowing players to experience Experience single-player combat like the TEC Loyalists introduced in Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion. Ironclad Games is expected to release a second preview this winter, followed by a full alpha and multiplayer demo around 2023. The developer isn’t ready to talk about a full release date yet. 1.0 of season 2 but indicates that the studio intends to keep it in early access for about a year.
Sins of a Solar Empire 2’s most important new features include the introduction of planetary orbits. Instead of staying in static locations on the system map, players will have to strategically plan around the movements of these celestial bodies. The game will also feature improved graphics, enhanced physics, and massive ten-player battles. Fans can get in on the demos and alpha by pre-ordering the game now from the Epic Game Store. When Stardock and Ironclad said they wanted to release Sins of a Solar Empire 2 on Steam and other platforms like Game Pass, the company hasn’t made any specific promises in that regard.
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