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Stellaris: Synthetic Dawn





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Stellaris: Synthetic Dawn





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Stellaris: Synthetic Dawn provides an all-new way for players to establish their empire across the stars, starting the game as a Machine Empire -- a society made up entirely of robots. Unique game features and event chains will allow the machines to expand as a robotic consciousness, and create an AI-led network that grows to galactic dominance


You, Robot:

Play Stellaris as a customized robotic civilization, complete a series of robotic portraits for science robots, worker robots, and more

AI, eh? Aye!:

Follow new event chains and story features to lead your robot race to greatness as an intergalactic AI empire; pursue mechanical perfection in the stars

Rise of the Machines:

Oppressed synths may rebel against their masters and form new empires -- or you may even discover a fallen synthetic civilization deep in space

Digital Enhancements:

New synthetic race portraits, and expanded voice packs for VIR

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Strategy, Simulation
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Singleplayer, Multiplayer
English, French, German, Polish, Portuguese-Brazil, Spanish, Russian
Digital PC Download
Customer notes

This content requires the base game Stellaris on Steam in order to play.


Minimum Requirements
  • OS: Windows 7 x86 or newer
  • Processor: AMD Athlon II X4 640 @ 3.0 Ghz / or Intel Core 2 Quad 9400 @ 2.66 Ghz
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD HD 5770 / or Nvidia GTX 460, with 1024MB VRAM. Latest available WHQL drivers from both manufacturers.
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 4 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Direct X 9.0c- compatible sound card
  • Additional Notes: Controller support: 3-button mouse, keyboard and speakers. Special multiplayer requirements: Internet Connection or LAN for multiplayer.
Recommended Requirements
  • OS: Windows 7 x64 or newer
  • Processor: AMD Phenom II X4 850 @ 3.3 Ghz or Intel i3 2100 @ 3.1 Ghz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD HD 6850 / or Nvidia GTX 560TI, with 1024MB VRAM
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 4 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c-compatible sound card
  • Additional Notes: Controller support: 3-button mouse, keyboard and speakers. Special multiplayer requirements: Internet Connection or LAN for multiplayer.

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More of an "immersion pack" or simply "DLC" than an expansion. Main feature of SD is that it allows you to play as Artificial intelligence, but there are some drawbacks. For example - there are no robot-themed ships, no robot-themed cities and so on. Since they are the most important thing of this DLC, the robots got new things coming with them - new trait and technology alterations + the similar use of hive mind-like mechanics. Some differences are that you don't produce food.. since machines don't eat food. Instead you need minerals to create more pops. Another cool thing is that leaders don't die from old age, but they cost more. So it feels like a normal game playing as AI - but all these small details and changes feel like it is indeed something different in the end. As always, pick it up on a sale.

Build a robotic empire


I think Synthetic Dawn Story Pack adds more contents to the main game when we compare it with Utopia dlc. In fact, in this new dlc you can build a empire in kind of robotic and machine mechanism which is very exciting, also, it adds a good story, some improvements and so on to the main game. Synthetic Dawn Story Pack is actually an amazing dlc which is highly recommended.

New robotic empire awaits.


I have really looked forward to this DLC but there is something that bothers me very much. The robots do not have any ship types or their own which does not make too much sense. I find that really bad since Planetoids DLC had their own skins. Apart from that is is a solid DLC with new robotic empire, absolutely worth buying.

A Great DLC for a Great Game!


Stellaris: Synthetic Dawn is a story pack for Stellaris and it's exactly what i've been waiting for and thanks to the devs who heard our voices and brought this fantastic DLC for the game. honestly compared to other dlcs which has been released so far for the game this one offers much more stuff that any of them with its price tag. If you own Stellaris and want to establish you interstellar empire with much more contents this pack is made for you and is exactly what you could have wished for! thank you Paradox for this amazing DLC!

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