Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion to receive Minor Factions DLC next week

15 minor factions are coming to Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion

Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion to receive Minor Factions DLC next week

Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion to receive Minor Factions DLC next week

While the game may be over six years old, but that doesn't mean that Sins of a Solar Empire's fanbase isn't crying out for more content. Yes, Stardock is releasing yet another DLC for their space-based 4X strategy game. 

On December 17th, Stardock and Ironclad Games will release their "Minor Factions" DLC, which will add 15 minor factions to the game, adding a new strategic element to the series outside of the game's six main factions.  

Players will have to compete for influence over each minor power, allowing players to ally with them for unique benefits persuade them to join their empire through diplomatic means. 

Each minor faction will be distinct, offering abilities that will either be useful to your conquests or high on your purge list due to their usefulness to opponents. Some factions, like the Nilari Cultists, will indoctrinate citizens of nearby planets for suicidal attacks, while others like the Viturak Transport Cabal, will grant access to black market Vasari travel technology.


    Stardock and Ironclad Games will release a brand new DLC for their popular real-time 4X strategy game, Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion, Monday, December 17. Minor Factions adds 15 brand new minor factions, bringing a whole new strategic dimension to the game. Players will need to compete against their enemies to exert control over upstart forces that have emerged outside the boundaries of the great powers.

In Minor Factions, players will need to persuade the factions to join their empire through the use of diplomatic envoys. Convincing these factions to ally with them will grant the player access to their unique abilities and advantages.

Each of the 15 factions provides abilities and advantages that are unique to their theme and role, including mercenaries, xenophobes, pacifists, used ship dealers, demolition experts, resource miners, resistance fighters, arms dealers, and more.

Sins of a Solar Empire blends the epic strategy and empire management of the 4X genre with the tactical elements of real-time strategy. You are the leader of a civilization embroiled in a galactic war, fighting for the survival of your entire race against relentless foes, and every decision you make counts.

Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion to receive Minor Factions DLC next week  

Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion's MInor Factions DLC will release on December 17th for $5.99 on Steam. 

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13-12-2018, 05:04:26

Wish you could play as them. Would be pretty cool and a nice shake up. That said this is a pretty big content drop for not a bad price. I'll definitely get it. This game is so much fun.

If all they did was remaster it and place it on a 64bit engine. I'd pay $60 in a heartbeatQuote

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