eXplore, eXpand, eXploit, eXterminate, EXPRESS. All of the depth, diplomacy, conflict and conquest of a turn-based 4X epic but played in fast-paced 60-minute competitive sessions. Play Solo or Multiplayer for 2-8 players.
Recent Reviews:
Very Positive (127) - 92% of the 127 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Very Positive (564) - 94% of the 564 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Dec 12, 2023

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We’re very excited to have players try out Stellaris Nexus as soon as possible! We believe we’ve got an awesome game on our hands, but it is quite unique in the digital space. We want to get the community involved at an early stage to not only help us with game and balance feedback but also to tell us how they want to play the game!”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We plan to be in Early Access for about 6 months.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The full version of the game will feature additional content and modes not found in the current Early Access build.

The full version of the game will feature:

  • Ranked mode
  • Additional Factions and Leaders.
  • Complete story campaign.
  • Lots of additional gameplay content for all, including Techs, Projects, Plots, Fleets, Titles, Resolutions, and Exploration events.
  • Achievements.

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“We are very happy with the current state of the game! We’ve been playing amongst ourselves and our testers for months now and we feel the core game is in a really great place.

We currently have:

  • Our main game mode, Succession is fully playable in single or multiplayer.
  • Offline Succession mode
  • Custom Multiplayer Succession mode - customize your game and invite your friends for a galactic showdown.
  • Casual Matchmaking - skill-based matchmaking to get you in a game with players from around the world.
  • Single player story mode - first 4 missions available to play.

The game is still in an early state and you may experience some issues such as bugs, placeholder or repeated images and content, and some missing features.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“Yes, we will be increasing the price of the game at its v1.0 launch.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We plan to involve the community as much as possible! Please join us on our Discord to give feedback, report any issues you may have, organize games, or just chat!

We want to hear your impressions and feedback to help us improve the core game and balance the many Factions, Leaders, Techs, and Traits to make sure all routes to victory are fun and viable.

Additionally, we don’t feel there are many games out there that fill the particular niche that Stellaris Nexus does, so we want to hear from you about how you like to play the game! Let us know who you enjoy playing with, whether it’s friends and enemies, matchmaking, Discord-organized games, or just on your own!”
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About This Game

Nothing beats the thrill of a deep strategy board game session with friends, and with Nexus 5X, you can play not one, but several sessions during an evening where “One More Turn” becomes “One More Game.”

Nexus 5X is a multiplayer turn-based 4X clash for galactic dominance, played from start to finish in about an hour!

Choose from unique factions and leaders and play alone or in turn-based multiplayer with 2-8 players. Play with friends or brave the Nexus online in skill-based matchmaking. Form unlikely alliances, execute bitter betrayals, or quietly plot from the shadows to ascend victorious to the Galactic Throne, all in around 60 minutes.

Starting from the safe haven of their home world, players can rapidly expand their reach across the galaxy to explore and occupy new systems, eventually taking control of the throne-world of Nexus. Military conflict and diplomatic dealings are available as players expand and explore, but so is the power struggle that plays out in the Galactic Council, as rival empires exert their influence to cast votes in favour of new titles and resolutions, aiming to empower their faction or advance their immediate strategic objectives.

For role-players who want to immerse themselves in the lore-rich Stellaris universe, or for ‘by-the-numbers’ strategists, select from factions and leaders that alter the approach of each match, offering a range of playstyles and ways to gain the upper-hand over their opponents.

System Requirements

    • OS: OS: Windows® 10 Home (64-Bit)
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ i3-2120 or AMD® FX™6350
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia® GeForce™ GTX 470 (1.25 GB) or AMD® Radeon™ HD 6870 (2 GB) or AMD® Radeon™ RX Vega 11
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • OS: Windows® 10 Home (64-Bit) or Windows® 11 Home
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ i7-2600K or AMD® FX 8350
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia® GeForce™ GTX 660 (2 GB) or AMD® Radeon™ HD 7790 (2 GB) or Intel® Arc™ A380 (6 GB) or Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics G7
    • Storage: 1 GB available space

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