Distant Worlds Now Available for Purchase

March 25, 2010

Distant Worlds Now Available for

The highly anticipated 4X “Living
Galaxy” Sci-Fi strategy game is out of hyperspace and headed for your system

Matrix Games and CodeForce are
thrilled to announce that Distant Worlds is now available for purchase! Now
gamers can experience a “living galaxy” with endless options and replayability,
command vast empires that span many star system and engage in research,
diplomacy, ship design, espionage, trade, combat and more! Be sure to check out
the long list of promo videos available for Distant Worlds in addition to the
three new screenshots of a few of the beautifully detailed alien races found in
the game!

David Heath, Director of Operations
at Matrix Games, said “Distant Worlds has already assembled a considerable fan
base on previews and promotional videos alone. We’re thrilled to see this
excited community get their hands on Distant Worlds and start conquering the

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

Vast galaxies are made to order: up
to 1400 star systems, with up to 50,000 planets, moons and asteroids. Galaxies
are so deep, fun and immersive that you won’t want to finish the game… Build,
expand and improve your empire endlessly. The galaxy is packed with life and
activity. Encounter other empires, independent alien colonies, traders, pirates
and space monsters. Explore star systems, asteroid fields, gas clouds,
supernovae, galactic storms and black holes. Discover evidence of civilizations
long since past, uncovering secrets about the galaxy’s troubled history…

Best of all, you can play the game
your way: enjoy a quick, intense game in a crowded galaxy or take your time in
an epic game spread across a vast galaxy! You can run the game as slow or as
fast as you like, with intelligent advisors and many different settings for
warnings and auto-pause triggers to help you manage your empire at your own

Please Note: An immediate 1.01
update is available along with the release, to resolve one issue discovered
after the master files were completed. We recommend that all customers download
and install this 1.01 update using the “Check for Updates” option on the game
menu right after installing the main game.