Emerge from the cosmic dark age of a fallen galactic empire to build a new future for your people. Build your empire with one of six unique factions, ranging from the militant Vanguard to the dinosaur-riding Amazons and the cyborg-zombies of the Assembly. Progress through each faction’s missions using your wits, military strength and diplomacy, exploring planetary ruins and encountering other survivors as you unravel the history of a shattered civilization. Fight, build, negotiate and technologically advance your way to utopia in a deep single player campaign, on random skirmish maps, and against friends in multiplayer.
Tactical Turn-Based Sci-Fi Combat: Perfect your combat strategy in intense turn-based battles featuring a large cast of factions, customizable units, and destructible environments.
Discover a Rich Science-Fiction World: What secrets will unfold when you uncover the history of the fallen galactic empire? Discover the fate of the Star Union by exploring lush landscapes, wild wastelands and overgrown megacities. Encounter rival factions and discover hidden technologies long forgotten in abandoned places.
Planetary Empire Building: Steer the future of your colony with a mix of technological advances and social development. Will you create an environmental paradise or a perfect military order?
Multiple Paths to Victory: Achieve your end goals through conquest, diplomacy or doomsday technologies.
A Multitude of Game Modes: A deep single-player story campaign alongside random map generation makes for endless replayability. Try new play styles in skirmish mode, and play multiplayer your way - online, hotseat, and asynchronous!
Anomalous Sites Mechanic: Explore 30+ mysterious sites filled with traps and powerful enemies to reap unique rewards and uncover great secrets. Encounter unique choices based on each faction or Secret Technology.
Additional Campaign Missions: Experience the awakening of the Es’teq dynasty and the rise of their Heritor descendants with 10+ hours of new content across two campaigns.
New Secret Tech: Heritor: Use ancient Heritor technology to drain the essence of enemies, fueling the opportunity to use powerful abilities, create strong Entropy weapons, and summon new units.
Tomb World Scenario: Challenge yourself to complete this deadly new Scenario, where Heritor enemies create an onslaught of destruction. This scenario also includes a new multiplayer questline to allow more players to join in on the action.
‘The Forgotten’ NPC Faction: Broken, insane, or otherwise unfit for Heritor’s utopian society, The Forgotten were never meant to be resurrected.
Threats to Your Empire: Reapers are robotic assassins created long ago to destroy those who were friendly to the Heritor cause, but now hunt all who walk the planet. Equally deadly are the Megasow and Piglets, bio-engineered wildlife gone rabid after the fall of the Star Union, which will devour anything in sight.
Locations, Pick-Ups, & Mechanics: Visit an Essence Gash or Es’Teq Well locations to supply new combat effects or abilities to your units. The Holopad pickup provides diplomatic rewards and additional influence over allies and enemies. Take over Imperial Defenses like the new Soul Beacon, Cluster Mine Launcher, or Firestorm Missile Silo to aid in combat.
The Shakarn: Planetfall's newest playable faction gives new meaning to cold-blooded. These ruthless lizardmen can deploy units from the Zardas caste with holographic disguises to mimic and confuse foes or deploy the brutal Domok to crush them outright.
The Therians: This NPC race of sophisticated warriors has accelerated evolution by fusing their DNA with that of animals. Under the rule of the mysterious Deer, this rogue militia has fled their home planet to colonize new worlds, but you won’t catch them in the headlights! They are formidable as friends or foes.
Voidbringer Invasions: Face the ultimate late-game challenge as the enigmatic Voidbringers use trans-dimensional warfare to rain down legions of enthralled soldiers across your empire. Destroy their beacons and extinguish their colossal armies, or submit and become enthralled yourself to conquer the world in the name of the void.
World Events: Battles can now be spontaneously shaken up by over 20 different environmental catastrophes covering everything from pirate uprisings to superstorms to solar flares. Each will require adaptive playstyles to truly test a player's mastery of Planetfall.
Additional Campaign Missions: Venture into new territory as the Shakarn begin their invasion of the Egalitarian League of Planets with two new campaign maps. The humans thought they had conquered everything, but the vast galaxy of Planetfall continues to grow...
Conquered Worlds: In this team juggernaut-style game mode, form an alliance to topple a formidable kingpin. One player starts with a titanic empire, and all others unite to crumble their dominion to dust. Don't get too envious - those who get used to being behind the sword may soon find themselves in front of it.
It is time to bring together the disparate factions and unite the shattered Star Union in peace once and for all. Suit up as the noble Paladins of the new Oathbound faction, piloting giant mechs with massive arc weapons who have taken up the sacred charge of unifying the galaxy and saving all of mankind. The future of the Star Union is in your hands!
The Oathbound: The Oathbound represent everything good and pure in a war-torn galaxy with the sole mission to save mankind. They are a noble race of Paladins in massive battle suits wielding arc weapons, and are aided in battle by the mysterious Seers who have the ability to manipulate the outcome of skirmishes through precognition.
New Campaign: Follow the Oathbound on their sworn quest to save mankind and plant the seeds of a new Empire! Lead a noble Paladin and discover the truth behind the dangers that face her world. Find the ancient Grail Configuration and save the galaxy, or witness the last sparks of humanity fade away
Grail Configurations: Grails are powerful new landmark structures that can be added for additional long term bonuses. They can be unlocked by completing multi-stage quests and are integral in creating the biggest and best empires possible.
Battle New Wildlife: Three new wildlife groups join the fray! The Psionica, vampire-like rock creatures that feed on psychic energy; the Apostates, former Oathbound that have given up their vows to embrace chaos; and the Mycelians, sentient mushrooms that have taken control of farming equipment to become cyborgs.
Kit out your personal commander with a plethora of cosmetic items and explore the art that inspired the creation of Planetfall with the Digital Arbook and Original Soundtrack.
Deluxe Edition Content Includes:
Infested Worlds Scenario Planet: Survive in a world overtaken by alien flora and fauna dominated by Kir’ko factions!
Bravado Bundle Cosmetic Pack: Nothing says “We’re here to rebuild society in our image” like a really boss bandana.
Spacerpunk Cosmetic Pack: Your style won’t conform to the rules of a fallen galactic society!
Original Soundtrack: Immerse yourself in the fantastical world of Planetfall with the games original soundtrack.
Digital Artbook: Experience the colorful and imaginative art that brought the world of Age of Wonders: Planetfall to life.