50 Games Like Distant Worlds: Universe

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Beyond Sol, Star Ruler 2, and Stellaris are our top selection to play today.

The latest addition in this selection are Tachyon Wars released the 12 April 2021 and ranked #7, NationWar: Annals released the 6 April 2021 and ranked #30, Humankind released the 31 March 2021 and ranked #27.

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This suggestion collection includes real-time strategy games in space for Android, PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS and Linux. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

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Distant Worlds is a vast, pausable real-time 4X space strategy game. Experience the full depth and detail of turn-based strategy, but with the simplicity and ease of real-time, and on the scale of a massively-multiplayer online game.

1# Beyond Sol - 2015

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Beyond Sol is a unique blend of action combat and grand strategy empire building in a dynamic open world. Collect resources, build your city, upgrade your ships, and cultivate relationships or wage wars with rival cities in your quest to dominate the solar system. Play singleplayer or multiplayer.

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3# Stellaris - 2016

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Explore a galaxy full of wonders in this sci-fi grand strategy game from Paradox Development Studios. Interact with diverse alien races, discover strange new worlds with unexpected events and expand the reach of your empire. Each new adventure holds almost limitless possibilities.

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8# Dawn of Andromeda - 2017

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Dawn of Andromeda is a pausable, real-time 4X space strategy game providing an accessible, fun and immersive experience, introducing fresh ideas to the genre. Build your empire, colonize new planets, interact with other factions and characters, research technologies and build great fleets.

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9# Endless - 2020

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Endless - is a casual game where you control a dark cube and your main task is to dodge red obstacles. For each obstacle you pass, you get a point, but if you hit with at least one, you will immediately lose and you will have to start over. And how many points can you get?

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10# Stars in Shadow - 2017

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Stars in Shadow is a turn-based 4X strategy game and a vivid tribute to the genre classics. Compete with alien factions to explore and colonize nearby starsystems, build fleets to defend against rivals, negotiate or conquer them. Win by unifying the galaxy, through diplomacy or force.

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14# AI War 2 - 2017

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AI War II is a grand strategy/RTS hybrid against an overwhelming, inhuman enemy who has conquered the galaxy. The enemy has made only a single error: underestimating you. You must steal as much technology as you can, and take enough territory to fortify your bases and launch your attacks.

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15# After the Empire - 2017

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Build a galaxy-spanning machine empire!​ Bend galactic geography to your will to seize hundreds of territories with Fleet, Crypto and Glory. Master your economy with Guilds, Trade Routes and Pilgrimages. Prove your faith, honor your culture, and conquer the Milky Way!

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16# Age of Wonders: Planetfall - Star Kings - 2019

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Age of Wonders: Planetfall is the new strategy game from Triumph Studios, creators of the critically acclaimed Age of Wonders series, bringing all the exciting tactical turn-based combat and in-depth empire building of its predecessors to space in an all-new, sci-fi setting.

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17# Planet Colonization - 2020

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Real time strategy and society management game. Explore the planet, build and defend your colony. Trade products and armaments and take advantage of price changes. Let your colonists establish their own businesses or build the buildings yourself. Fight against the enemy colonies and alien lifeforms.

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19# Structura - 2020

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Screenshot of the video game Structura
Screenshot of the video game Structura

Structura is a rather unique sci-fi real-time strategy set in space. Its a hybrid of rts and fps, with emphasis on combat and survival. Build your economy for war, modify the unit by adding components, explore, expand, and survive the savage waves of enemy attacks.

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20# Sid Meier's Civilization VI - 2017

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Explore a new land, research technology, conquer your enemies, and go head-to-head with historys most renowned leaders as you attempt to build the greatest civilization the world has ever known. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy). Sid Meiers Civilization, Civilization, Civ, 2K, Firaxis Games, Take-Two Interactive Software and their respective logos are all trademarks of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. All other marks and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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21# Galactic Ruler - 2020

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Screenshot of the video game Galactic Ruler
Screenshot of the video game Galactic Ruler

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Galactic Ruler offers real time strategy game play at both planetary level and in space! Lead your faction in diplomacy or conquest across a procedurally generated galactic map where any system might hold hostile enemies or resource riches.

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23# Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution - 2014

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Experience the journey of a civilization's birth to it's rise of power. Learn new technologies, conquer your foes, meet great people, and build Wonders of the World. Play as 16 different civilizations and explore the randomly generated lands to meet new empires and create new relations with them.

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25# The Last Federation - 2014

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From the creators of AI War: Fleet Command comes an all-new grand strategy title with turn-based tactical combat, set in a deep simulation of an entire solar system and its billions of inhabitants. You are the last of a murdered race, determined to unify or destroy the 8 others.

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