Paradox Interactive really isn’t afraid to push the limits of intergalactic politics. Since they just released Federations. The newest expansion to sci-fi grand strategy, Stellaris. This expansion focuses on the galactic community and its internal politics. While offering further capabilities for federations. And even more, you will be able to establish a powerful galactic senate. Aspiring leaders now have the chance to showcase their skill. But doing so on a more colossal level.
Stellaris: Federations – Expansion Release Trailer (Linux, Mac, Windows PC)
We now have the 2.6.0 “Verne” update that also launches for Stellaris. Coming with a few changes, which you can see in the image below.
- Expanded Federations: With expanded diplomacy capabilities. Players can build up the internal union of their federations. So you can unlock powerful rewards for all members. Whether you join a Trade League, Martial Alliance, or Hegemony. Membership can certainly be extremely advantageous.
- Galactic Community: Unite the space empires with a galactic senate. So they can vote on a wide range of resolutions to drive legislative agendas. For example, players can pass a resolution to increase commitments to collective defense. Or maybe funnel profit towards wealthy elites. Members can also sanction those who defy the community. Enact a single galactic focus. Sway the senate to position yourself as a leader. Trading favors and also political positioning. Doing whatever it takes to gain influence among schemers.
- Origins: Each Federations empire has a story that shapes its path. Give your civilization deeper roots with the new system of Origins. While choosing an Origin, players can flesh out their empire’s background. While altering its starting conditions. Whether it’s Void Dwellers who have abandoned their homeworld. Living somewhere in perpetual orbit. Or a society that worships and protects a powerful Tree of Life. You can lay the groundwork wisely for the seeds of your empire.
- New Constructions: Construct glorious new projects for your empire like the Juggernaut. The massive mobile starbase that provides a movable repair base. Even in enemy territory. Or the Mega Shipyard, a new megastructure that can churn out fleets with incredible speed. Offering both tactical advantages and a good dose of shock and/or awe. These are sure to be an asset to any space empire.