Steam account required for game activation and installation
- Supported OS: [Windows 8, Windows 7]
- Processor: Intel® Core 2 Quad 9400 @ 2.66 Ghz or AMD Athlon II X4 640 @ 3.0 Ghz
- RAM: 2 GB RAM
- Hard Disk: 4 GB
- Video Card: NVIDIA® GeForce X 460 or AMD HD 5770, with 1024MB VRAM. Latest available WHQL drivers from both manufacturers.
- Additional Requirements: Controller support: 3-button mouse, keyboard and speakers Special multiplayer requirements: Internet Connection or LAN for multiplaye
- Recommended Processor: Intel® i3 2100 @ 3.1 Ghz, or AMD Phenom II X4 850 @ 3.3 Ghz
- Recommended RAM: 4 GB RAM
- Recommended Video Card: NVIDIA® GTX 560TI or AMD HD 6850 with 1024MB VRAM. Latest available WHQL drivers from both manufacturers.
Discovery Events – Emergent Storytelling.
Enormous procedural galaxies, containing thousands of planets.
Numerous playable species, each with their own traits and engineering styles.
Advanced Diplomacy system.
Ship Designer (even civilian ships can be customized).