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AI War 2 grand strategy debuts on Early Access

ai war 2 grand strategy debuts on early access on linux mac windows

AI War 2 debuts on Early Access for Linux, Mac and Windows. This also comes with a release week discount on Steam and Humble Store thanks to Arcen Games.

AI War 2 is a grand strategy RTS hybrid against an overwhelming, inhuman enemy. One who has already conquered the galaxy. Yet the enemy makes one single error: underestimating you. So you must steal as much technology as you can. Take enough territory to fortify your bases and launch your attacks. But every conquest also turns the attention of the AI ever more in your direction. So choose your targets with care.

AI War 2 is the epic sequel to 2009’s space strategy hit, AI War: Fleet Command – critically acclaimed for its dastardly AI and totalling nearly 2 million units sold, with more than 650,000 base game sales and 1.15m expansion purchases made to date.

AI War 2: Early Access Trailer debuts (Linux, Mac, Windows)

What’s New and What Are We Working On?
Also, Arcen Games still have a lot we want to add and even more to polish. But the current version of AI War 2 is already vast:

  • Many optional factions, each with their own goals and strategy, creating a living galaxy.
  • Polished gameplay mechanics, representing everything learned from the original AI War: Fleet Command‘s six expansions.
  • Redesigned UI, currently going through iterations.
  • Over 1700 lines of spoken dialogue from more than 25 actors, and more to come for the AI itself.
  • 1.5 hours of new music added to the 4.5 hour score included from the original AI War: Fleet Command.
  • A ton of map types, with a lot of sub-options to make them even more varied.
  • Crazy moddability, with many levers available in easily-accessible XML.
  • Multiplayer is temporarily disabled, but still being implemented.
  • Multithreading for modern performance, and a codebase that will not summon an elder god.

Available releases for the grand strategy:

So the AI War 2 Early Access debuts for $19.99 USD with a 10% launch discount on Steam and Humble Store, and coming soon to other PC shops. Available on Linux, Mac and Windows day-one. So not bad.

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