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Galactic Civilizations II v1.3 Update Blasts Into Orbit

Stardock Entertainment Unleashes Another Massive Update for the Space-Based Strategy Hit

Stardock Entertainment today announced the release of the Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords v1.3 update. The third major update for Stardock's hit space-faring strategy game, v1.3 again adds a significant number of game-play enhancements and new features to further improve the critically acclaimed title. Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords v1.3 is available for download-as always, free to registered game owners-via Stardock Central or online at GalCiv2.com.

Continuing its commitment to fans, Stardock implemented numerous player-requested features and improvements, including:

- Enhanced computer players

- User-interface improvements

- New balancing to planetary improvements, starbases, economics and more

- Countless tweaks requested by users

A complete list of improvements, enhancements and fixes can be found at http://www.galciv2.com/Journals.aspx?AID=129704

Stardock is also working on Galactic Civilizations II: Dark Avatar, the game's first expansion pack, scheduled for release via TotalGaming.net in Fall 2006. Dark Avatar adds plenty of new features, including spies and espionage, customizable opponents, resource-rich asteroid fields and much more. More information about Galactic Civilizations II: Dark Avatar can be found at http://www.galciv2.com/darkavatar.

The official site for Galactic Civilizations II can be found at http://www.galciv2.com.


Stardock is the world's leading developer of utilities that enhance the Windows experience. Its software is used by over 10 million people worldwide and has been licensed by trendsetting companies like nVidia, ATI, Alienware and Microsoft, plus in movies and on TV. Stardock operates WinCustomize.com, the premier portal for Windows enhancement, drawing more than 3 million unique visitors each month, in addition to one of the world's largest blogging communities, JoeUser.com. Stardock is a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner. The company's website is www.stardock.com.

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