Age of Wonders: Planetfall launches August 6

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Age of Wonders: Planetfall

Science-fiction strategy game Age of Wonders: Planetfall will launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on August 6, publisher Paradox Interactive and developer Triumph Studios announced. Pre-orders will include the “Paragon Noble Cosmetic Pack” add-on.

The game will be available in the following editions:

Standard Edition ($49.99)

  • A copy of the game

Deluxe Edition ($59.99)

  • A copy of the game
  • Bravado Bundle Cosmetic Pack – Nothing says “We’re here to rebuild society in our image” like a really boss bandana
  • Spacerpunk Cosmetic Pack – Your style won’t conform to the rules of a fallen galactic society
  • Infested Worlds Scenario Planet – Survive in a world overtaken by alien flora and fauna dominated by Kir’ko factions

Premium Edition ($89.99)

  • A copy of the game
  • Deluxe Edition content
  • Season Pass – Grants access to three upcoming expansions and a platform-specific instant reward

Pre-orders are available now at the game’s official website.

Here is an overview of the game, via Paradox Interactive:

About

Build your empire with one of six unique factions, ranging from the militant Vanguard to the dinosaur-riding Amazons and the cyborg-zombies of the Assembly. Progress through each faction’s missions using your wits, military strength and diplomacy, exploring planetary ruins and encountering other survivors as you unravel the history of a shattered civilization. Fight, build, negotiate and technologically advance your way to utopia in a deep single player campaign, on random skirmish maps, and against friends in multiplayer.

Key Features

  • Tactical Turn-Based Sci-Fi Combat – Perfect your combat strategy in intense turn-based battles featuring a large cast of factions, customizable units, and destructible environments.
  • Discover a Rich Science-Fiction World – What secrets will unfold when you uncover the history of the fallen galactic empire? Discover the fate of the Star Union by exploring lush landscapes, wild wastelands and overgrown megacities. Encounter rival factions and discover hidden technologies long forgotten in abandoned places.
  • Planetary Empire Building – Steer the future of your colony with a mix of technological advances and social development. Will you create an environmental paradise or a perfect military order?
  • Multiple Paths to Victory – Achieve your end goals through conquest, diplomacy or doomsday technologies.
  • A Multitude of Game Modes – A deep single-player story campaign alongside random map generation makes for endless replayability. Try new play styles in skirmish mode, and play multiplayer your way – online, hotseat, and asynchronous!

Factions

  • Vanguard -The Vanguard need to utilize all their skills to face the unknown forces that brought down their empire, and reestablish the Star Union.
  • Amazons – The Amazons are expert bio-engineers and terraformers, using their skills to take advantage of both wildlife and terrain.
  • Kir’Ko – With a sense of lost unity from their shattered hive mind, the insectoid Kir’ko have a choice to make: retribution or reconciliation.
  • Dvar – Having been stranded on a barely habitable planet, the Dvar were forced to dig in and develop new tech to withstand the harsh environment.
  • The Assembly
  • Syndicate

Revealed Secret Technologies

  • Promethean
  • Xenoplauge
  • Voidtech
  • Unrevealed
  • Unrevealed
  • Unrevealed

Watch a new trailer below.

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