The 4X strategy game field is gaining a new competitor soon, as Paradox Interactive announces today thousands of years. The company is releasing this new entry, while indie studio C Prompt Games is developing. Although the game is described as a turn-based historical experience, similar to series like culture, there will also be alternate history elements as players move through the ages. Watch the teaser trailer above.
Players will make their own nation and choose a “national spirit” to take a civilization from the dawn of humanity to the space age and beyond. thousands of years It will also offer “Different Eras” that offer alternate history options, which bring new rules, new technologies, and new units to build against. This could include the ability to build underwater or floating cities, for example.
The usual aspects of 4X such as exploring the world, expanding your empire, managing the economy, researching new technology and fighting with others are also present here.
“Set the course of history and experience different timelines in each game as you write an epic story through your actions,” the game’s description reads. “Lead your people through times of crisis and ages of discovery, face great challenges and opportunities, and build a civilization that thrives through the ages.”
The studio behind the project, C Prompt Games, consists of developers who have worked on countless strategy games, including The Second Age of Empires, the Age of Mythology and Starcraft II, Orcs Must Die. it means that thousands of years will be “a game that combines the familiar comforts of the genre with fresh new gameplay to allow players to write their own stories from the past
thousands of years It still doesn’t have a firm release date attached to it, with only a 2024 release window announced today. Steam wishlists Now open for 4X fans to follow the game’s development and progress towards launch.