Galactic Civilizations II: Ultimate Edition

Get the complete GalCiv II saga including the acclaimed PC strategy game of the year Galactic Civilizations® II: Dread Lords, the award winning expansion pack Dark Avatar, and the newest expansion pack Twilight of the Arnor!

Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords: Galactic Civilizations II is the sequel to 2003's hit turn-based strategy game of the same name.

The player takes on the role of the leader of a space-faring civilization and must guide its expansion in a hostile galaxy. Gamers must balance their economic, technological, diplomatic, cultural, and military power to forge alliances, fight wars, and ultimately dominate the galaxy.

The game is single-player and allows the player to play randomly generated galactic maps or play through a multi-mission campaign that tells the story of an ancient enemy called the Dread Lords.

Galactic Civilizations II: Dark Avatar: Galactic Civilizations II: Dark Avatar is the expansion pack for Stardock's award-winning hit strategy game, Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords. This expansion pack not only adds the usual content that expansion packs tend to do such as new opponents, new units and a new campaign. It also greatly expands the game play of Galactic Civilizations II. New features include asteroid belts on the map that can be mined for resources, unique planets that require special technologies to colonize, spies to conduct sabotage and destabilization (or used to protect your worlds from the same), new types of diplomatic treaties, an enhanced artificial intelligence engine, and much more!

Galactic Civilizations II: Twilight of the Arnor: The year is 2227 and the fire of war is consuming the galaxy thanks to the manipulations of the evil Dread Lords. But the remaining factions, led by the humans, have a plan to rid the galaxy of the Dread Lords once and for all.

Expand the Galactic Civilizations II universe with Terror Stars, unique technology trees per civilization, Map editors, Custom Scenario makers, campaign editors, new types of ships, new planetary improvements, and much more!

Note: The free Steam application is required for installation.

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  • Combines the latest improvements into a single package, including the campaigns from each game.
  • Design your own interstellar vessels from how they look, to weapons, shields and much more.
  • Play in galaxies ranging in size from a dozen stars to many hundreds.
  • Customize your opponents by creating your own unique enemy civilizations.
  • Sabotage enemies by hiring secret agents to infiltrate behind rival territory.
  • Unique technology trees for each of the 12 included civilizations.
  • and much, much more!


System requirements


  • Windows XP SP2 / Vista
  • 800 MHz Processor
  • 256 MB Available System Memory
  • 32 MB DirectX 9.0c Compatible 3D Video Card (32-Bit Color)
  • DirectX 9.0c
  • 56K Internet Connection or Faster for Online Metaverse
  • The free Steam client is required to install this game


  • 1.8 GHz Processor
  • 512 MB Available System Memory
  • 128 MB DirectX 9.0c 3D Video Card

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  • Language
  • Mild Fantasy Violence