Stellaris is free to try until Monday

A plantoid ship and station from grand strategy game Stellaris

Get in loser, we’re going to conquer the galaxy! No, this isn’t concerning the Mean Girls beginning an area empire, it’s concerning the space-faring grand strategy game Stellaris being free to try. The free Stellaris trial interval is occurring now and runs by way of the weekend, giving everybody a shot at ruling an empire of stars.

Stellaris, which first launched in 2016, has steadily grown over its lifetime, and the probabilities for the way in which you strategy galactic conquest are nearly infinite. You’ll begin by selecting a civilisation to lead, every with its personal guiding philosophies and traits, then set about exploring and increasing to new worlds, the place you’ll encounter new alternatives and challenges in each.

If you wind up having fun with the game, you’ll be able to reap the benefits of some steep sale costs this weekend. The Stellaris base game is 75% off, placing it at $9.99 / £8.74. If you’ve already gotten into Stellaris, you’ll be able to fill out your assortment with reductions up to 50% on a number of of its DLCs, and 64% off the starter pack bundle, which incorporates the Utopia, Apocalypse, Leviathans Story Pack, and Synthetic Dawn Story Pack DLC.

Here’s a pleasant little teaser video from developer Paradox:

If you need to actually play as Darth Vader, we have now an inventory of the best Stellaris mods you’ll be able to add to customise your expertise. And for those who want some assist determining that are the best Stellaris DLCs, we’ve received you lined there too.

The ‘free weekend’ is occurring now, and runs by way of September 20. The new 3.1 ‘Lem’ patch is out now, so it’s the right time to give it a whirl.

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