8-Bit Invaders! is a fast-paced, retro Real-Time Strategy game for the PC. Control the military might of the Galactic Marine Corps or Invade with the devastating power of the Cranioids! Mine, Build, and Fight your way to victory! Conquering the Multiverse was never so easy.
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Very Positive (152 reviews) - 83% of the 152 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Dec 16, 2016

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June 30

Quick Hotfix / Patch for Localization Issue

Hey gang!

We patched the game this afternoon to handle a weird text issue on a few of the translated languages. Nothing serious.

Have fun and enjoy the holiday Americans! For the rest of ya, have fun anyway!


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June 15

8-Bit Invaders Game Update #14 - 06/15/17 @ 14:30 (PST)

Greetings once again!

As always. we review the forums and emails that come in to our support team on a regular basis. Today, we're releasing a patch to fix some smaller but still potentially annoying issues that you've reported to us.

We think you'll be happy with some of these updates and just wanted to say thank you for letting us know what needed to get fixed. Once again we're very appreciative for all your help in continuing to make the game better.

Let us know how you feel about the update and please send us an email if there's still something that needs to be looked at.



  • Added server functionality to clean up old replays after 4 months if they have not been downloaded

  • Updated Master Text Mod file to match all latest new features

  • Superweapon countdown timers will sometimes get stuck in a ready state, or not appear at all

  • The skull and crossbones icon for defeated players doesn't always appear when a player disconnects

  • Occasionally a player may untick ready just as the host has hit start which caused the game to go into an unresponsive state.

  • Fixed a variety of Turkish text length problems

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About This Game

The Invasion Has Begun!

8-Bit Invaders! is a fast-paced, retro Real-Time Strategy game for the PC. Control the military might of the GALACTIC MARINE CORPS or invade with the devastating power of the alien CRANIOIDS! No matter which side you choose, everything in 8-Bit Invaders! is easy to understand for beginners and hardcore gamers alike. Collect resources, build your army, and then crush your opponent!

Conquering the Multiverse was never so easy.

A 24 mission single-player campaign comes with achievements and technology that grow your destructive power with every victory. Fight alone or find a buddy and take on the enemy together in 10 additional co-op missions. Or, test your skills against the AI in a variety of 2, 4, 6 or 8-player maps in skirmish battles.

8-Bit Invaders! includes all of this, and more…

  • 24 offline campaign missions.
  • New 'Conquer The Multiverse' real-time strategic metagame scenarios providing for opportunities to invade new worlds
  • Classic Base-Building mechanics let you construct the ultimate HQ from which to launch attacks against your foes.
  • Easy to understand advanced military and alien units and structures lets RTS beginners jump right in.
  • 10 co-op missions to play with your friends.
  • Destructible environments on maps ranging from small to very large.
  • 2-8 player battles against Human and AI opponents of varying skill levels.
  • A rocking soundtrack from composer Frank Klepacki.
  • Full cross-play with 8-Bit Armies and 8-Bit Hordes for those epic MEGA BATTLES between factions across games, and the Multiverse!
  • From the same team that brought you RTS classics such as Star Wars: Empire at War, Universe at War, and Grey Goo.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows Vista SP2
    • Processor: 2.6 GHz Dual Core Processor
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce GTS 250 or ATI Radeon HD 3870
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • OS: Windows 7 or newer
    • Processor: 2.6 GHz+ Quad Core Processor
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce 550 Ti or AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
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