Star Conflict is an action-packed, massively multiplayer space simulation game that puts players in the role of elite pilots engaging in a widespread interplanetary skirmish. The whole world for PVP and PVE!
User reviews: Very Positive (5,944 reviews)
Release Date: Feb 27, 2013

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Includes 6 items: Star Conflict: Mercenary Pack - Elite Pilot, Star Conflict: Mercenary Pack - Galaxy Explorer, Star Conflict: Mercenary Pack - Soldier of Fortune, Star Conflict: Pirate Pack - Corsair, Star Conflict: Pirate Pack - Dead Man's Chest, Star Conflict: Pirate Pack - Jolly Roger

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Recommended By Curators

"If you can stomach the tiered progression grind of games like World of Tanks, this is a sci-fi ship-combat version that's worth a look."
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July 30

Who are you, miss Summer?



Cryptogram BBIM22-567953
From: Ms. Summer
To: all@pilots_star_conflict
Cc: Mercenary Centre
Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2015
Subject: Secret Ship Pursuit

Mercenaries! I remind you that you have one last chance to get the latest ship ‘Nyx’ for completing my tasks. It’s a limited-time offer. Only the pilots who manage to finish all the jobs will get access to the ship!

Details here: Secret ship pursuit

Miss Summer

Cryptogram BBIM22-567954
From: N. Cortés
To: centr_mercenaries@star_conflict
Cc: Imperial SS. Archive
Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2015
Subject: Secret Ship Pursuit

Mercenary Centre cooperation request. Imperial Security Service.

I just found a message from a certain ‘Miss Summer’ in my mail containing tasks for mercenaries. Is she your employee? Why can I not find her file? Why is she giving tasks to mercenaries? Who authorized her? And why is there her picture in the message?

N. Cortés, Imperial Security Service Legate.

Cryptogram BBIM22-567955
From: centr_mercenaries@star_conflict
To: N. Cortés
Cc: Imperial SS. Archive
Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2015
Subject: Re: Secret Ship Pursuit

We thought she was one of your people. And part of your operation. Authorization was granted remotely. She never appeared at the Imperial branch of Mercenary Centre in person. The origin of the photo are unknown.

Eric Holst. Imperial Spacefleet Centurion.

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July 30

Secret ship pursuit



Cryptogram AsII14-567834
From: Ms. Summer
To: all@pilots_star_conflict
CC: Центр наемников
Sent: Thursday, July, 9, 2015
Subject: Secret ship pursuit

Attention, Mercenaries!

Very soon my personal shipyard will be completed with the first Nyx-class ships.

Nyx is a tech level 3 ship. Some technology I ‘borrowed’ from Jericho, something I inherited from a modified Jericho interceptor ‘Karud’. All the insides of the ship are based on external tech. Special experimental modules that provide an additional advantage in combat and long-range raids are included with the ship.

This is a unique ship. And I know that many of you can’t wait to add ‘Nyx’ to your fleet. Well, you’re going to have to work for that! Only the most responsible and diligent pilots will get the ship when the job is done.

Remember, I need all kinds of intelligence, as well as ship sensor readings during flights. The data will be collected automatically whenever you perform my tasks.

All you need is to actively participate in PvP combat, PvE missions and explore open space. The more the better!

Miss Summer

Details on the website: HERE!

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Reviews

“Star Conflict is a rather brilliant action-shooter”
Manapool

“It’s a Russian MMO heading to the west”
Rock, paper, shotguns

“The game, which will blow up the world of space”
Playground

Just Updated



Update 1.1.0 officially launches the new season!

From today, corporations can start building their own Dreadnought!

Dreadnoughts are huge ships with destructive fire-power. They have a variety of systems, which can be constructed and damaged in the combat, for example their different weapons: torpedoes, combat drones and guns of various calibers.

Dreadnoughts can move between locations of open space to take part in Sector Conquest.

Read more at our official website

About This Game

Star Conflict is an action-packed, massively multiplayer space simulation game that puts players in the role of elite pilots engaging in a widespread interplanetary skirmish.

The whole world for PVP and PVE!

  • PVP battles on dozens of space locations
  • PVE missions and quests for groups or lone wolves
  • Unique sandbox mode with extensive PVP and PVE capabilities
  • Corporations' battles for influence
  • More than a hundred ships of various types and purposes
  • 9 tactical roles, hundreds of modules and the possibility of modifying
  • Production of modules and ships!

Key Features:

  • A Fleet at Your Fingertips
    Take command of varied battleships, from nimble scouting ships to heavy frigates loaded with guns and rockets. In due time, you can command your own fleet.

  • Survival in outer space
    You can undock from the station and travel around space colonies invaded by an ancient alien race. You can complete quests, collect valuable items, craft modules and ships, meet other players to fight or team up to resist pirates and evil aliens from deep space.

  • Choose Your Path
    Each ship can be used for strategic missions—investigate the area, hunt enemies from the shadows, or gain support from allies. Impressive arsenal of weapons and gadgets, as well as the opportunity to craft items and ships will help you with it.

  • If You’re Not With Us, You’re Against Us!
    Form an alliance with friends to create a deadly squadron of elite pilots. Fight with other players, perform PVE missions. Create corporation and take part in the battles for control of the territories. Enter your name in the annals of Universe history.

  • Gain Experience and Skill
    Develop your abilities, establish specialized skills, and perfect your tactics. You could rush into battle full-force, operate stealthily from a distance, or sneak around your enemies and strike a crushing blow from behind — the strategy is up to you!

Story

Three thousand years have passed since the first colonists left Earth. Now the galaxy is divided between the militant star empires and independent mercenary groups. In a remote corner of the galaxy — Sector 1337, the area of the dead — a world has been left behind. Here, the ruins of a great civilization of Aliens have recently been discovered. Huge factories and sprawling cities are falling into decay. Fragments of ships lie on the fields where massive battles were once fought. But there is not a living soul. Everything has been destroyed by a mysterious Cataclysm — a pulsing anomaly that burned out all life within this sector.

This doesn’t stop mankind, the new «owner» of the Universe. Mercenaries and adventurers have flocked to the sector to sift through the ruins and loot its abandoned artifacts, without consideration of the danger. Many have disappeared — including members of well-armed expeditions — but those who have managed to return have uncovered unprecedented riches. So looters continue to come here, to find the Aliens’ lost treasures — and to fight for them.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz, Intel Pentium 4 / AMD Athlon II
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Video Card: 512 MB, NVidia / AMD Radeon / Intel (HD 3000, HD 4000) with support for Pixel Shader 3.0 (AMD Radeon X1000 not supported)
    • Hard Disk Space: 5 GB
    • Additional: Broadband Internet connection
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7/8
    • Processor: 2.3 GHz, Intel Core 2 Duo / AMD
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Video Card: 1024 MB, NVidia GeForce 650 / AMD Radeon HD 5750
    • Hard Disk Space: 5 GB
    • Additional: Broadband Internet connection
    Minimum:
    • OS: Snow Leopard
    • Processor: 2,0 GHz Intel
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Video Card: 512 MB, NVidia / AMD Radeon / Intel HD 3000, HD 4000
    • Hard Drive: 5 GB
    • Other Requirements: Broadband Internet connection
    • Additional: Not recommended for Intel integrated graphics or Mac Minis or early-generation MacBooks
    Recommended:
    • OS: Mavericks
    • Processor: 2,3 GHz Intel
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Video Card: 1024 MB, NVidia GeForce 650 / AMD Radeon HD 5750
    • Hard Drive: 5 GB
    • Other Requirements: Broadband Internet connection
    • Additional: Not recommended for Intel integrated graphics or Mac Minis or early-generation MacBooks
    Minimum:
    • OS: Most modern Ubuntu distributions 13.04 or higher, SteamOS
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz, Intel Pentium 4 / AMD Athlon II
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Video Card: 512 MB, NVidia / AMD Radeon / Intel (HD 3000, HD 4000) with support for Pixel Shader 3.0 (AMD Radeon X1000 not supported)
    • Hard Disk Space: 5 GB
    • Additional: Broadband Internet connection
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.04, SteamOS
    • Processor: 2.3 GHz, Intel Core 2 Duo / AMD
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Video Card: 1024 MB, NVidia GeForce 650 / AMD Radeon HD 5750
    • Hard Disk Space: 5 GB
    • Additional: Broadband Internet connection
Helpful customer reviews
312 of 368 people (85%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
32.0 hrs on record
Posted: March 5
Once upon a time -
this was a fun game where you could do space dogfighting as though there was air. The factions were pretty starkly contrasted in their attributes and special abilities on ships making for some interessting choices. It had an OK progression for a FTP game - the premium content was actually more powerful than what could be gained from grinding but it wasn't gamebreaking.

Then came the evil wiz-----a patch.
Aaaand suddenly it doesn't suffice to grind enough "standing" - now you have to grind synergy to unlock new ships that might or might not have a similar ability to the one you currently grind. Abilities got spread around more and some ships received things that are completely pointless on that hull and should've stayed where they once were. Then they switched around the weaponsystems, removing the cool ones and limiting the selection for ships even more than it was before (where at least you could find cool weaponsystems for all classes of hulls). Once you actually grinded enough synergy you hopefully have an astronomic amount of currency to actually buy that new ship as well. Did I mention volunteer secondary missions that lock the ships you select for them out for up to AN ENTIRE WEEK? Yeah - very fun gameplay element that. The premium content is basically mandatory if you ever want to get anywhere.

Now it's a shipwreck (literally) of what it could've been, heck of what it WAS.

DONT
PLAY
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114 of 130 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2,100.7 hrs on record
Posted: April 10
Pros
- Game combat can be enjoyable, not always though, in fact mostly not enjoyable unless you're fully decked out with equipment.
- Open space mode can have really nice battles between corporations, but not often enough.
- Graphics and effects are nice, could use a optional graphic pack for 4k texture.

Cons
- A lot of ping issues, which is the reason for your ship wobbling on its own. The admins just tell you to read over a connection issue forum post, but new players shouldn't have to do that, and instead the servers should be good enough, and setup well enough. Like good hosts that have the best location for the players on the game with good networking.

- The game is really really grindy, not as bad as some other games, but could be more focused on having fun.

- Once you reach Tier 3 pvp, it becomes really difficult for new pilots to adapt, and have any chance. Usually the reason why people quit the game. They enjoy it until T3, which is when they meet fully equipped, mk4 premiums that are almost impossible for new pilots to do anything.

- Not enough population on the game, all bad factors contribute to this, and its only getting worse.

- A few ships feel like they are pay-to-win, not saying they are, but having bonuses they are seen as p2w, such as the Spark, a lot of veterans use it because of the advantages over the Lightbringer. Mauler has advantages over Inquisitor AE. Dessert Eagle and Nukem I are a clear advantage over any of gunships in T3.

- Isn't really enjoyable playing alone, in order to enjoy the game fully, being in a team is needed, which is hard to play as a team.

- People have the image that are non-US corps cheat, which would probably be something to do with ping. Most of the Russian corps in game always seem to kill you faster then what anyone else would be able to do, again, probably because of ping.

- Teamwork isn't encouraged by the game, being in a squad will take forever to get a match. Which is ridiculous, but thats the game for you.

- Developers released dreadnoughts, and basically said "Hey, here are 3 dreadnoughts, you can't change them after you chose one, and here is no information about each of them. Chose wisely." They don't give us information we need to make good choices in game.

- There is a story about a corp, I will not speak of the corp or the user who got banned, but the user had an argument with a moderator, not a terrible argument, and this was on the forums. The user got banned from both the forums and in game for around 45 years. The corp he was a part of were going to speak up against the issue, but decided to quit instead, a medium/large size corp mostly quit together because of a moderators action. The corp leader even put tons of money into the game to help it.

I do not recommend as there is to many problems with a game that has so much potential.
If people think the game is so good, then people shouldn't be leaving. Being blind to the reasons the game is bad will waste your time and money.
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145 of 179 people (81%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
7.5 hrs on record
Posted: March 11
Its a fun/good space combat game, at least for the first few ranks, stuff is cheap level upping goes fast and the opponents aren't op yet. then the reality/moneygrabbing kicks in... I'd advice to play the first few ranks, and don't go ranking like a normal person would, instead stay in the low ranks and have fun. otherwise you'll get wooped by people who have paid.
in multiplayer you can get screwed over by teammates who don't know what they are doing.
It feels increb pay2win, I know thats a cheesy critique but thats the way it feels.
I had fun for a couple of hours, now ill delete it.
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188 of 256 people (73%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: February 21
♥♥♥♥ admins, and that's all
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73 of 89 people (82%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
140.1 hrs on record
Posted: February 1
Awesome concept and solid gameplay
Horrible balancing and community
Fun when you aren't getting smurfed or teamstomped, but that's very rare

I had also purchased a DLC pack less than 2 weeks before a patch that made premium ships almost pointless, felt very much like bait and switch
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