Best Stellaris Alternatives in 2021

    Stellaris is described as 'Explore and dominate interstellar space in this galactic strategy game'. There are more than 10 games similar to Stellaris for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Steam, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is FreeOrion, which is both free and Open Source. Other Stellaris like games are Endless Space (Paid), Galactic Civilizations (Paid), Sins Of A Solar Empire (Paid) and Sword of the Stars (Paid).

    This page was last updated Feb 22, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Space Empires IV Deluxe
      PBWAutoClient is the Client Side Auto Client Turn Processor for Space Empires V.
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      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Build your own space faring empire in this true 4X mobile game. Discover new technologies, other alien races, derelict ships and much more as you spread your Empire to the Stars.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Real time space strategy game. This strategy absorbs for 2 minutes! Here you can find ships of the future, raids on alien planets, riddles of emptiness, secrets of civilizations. Be strong ruler, be brave and wise ruler.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Space Empires IV Deluxe
      Automatic turn processing for Space Empires V and Space Empires IV. Set it up once, and all your hosted games can be processed as they become ready. Can even connect to the PBW2 website for you.
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    1. Cosmic Supremacy is a FREE tick/turn-based massively multiplayer space strategy game with a 3D 'Galaxy View' interface. Its based on 3-6 week sessions and has user scriptable automation.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Space Empires IV Deluxe
      AutoPBW is a desktop client for PBW used to upload and download game files for Space Empires and other turn-based strategy games supported by the website. It's a (hopefully more user friendly) replacement for both SJ's autohost and se5a's autoclient.
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      • Windows
      • Steam
      Star Ruler is a large scale, real-time grand strategy set in space. Design, build, and take control of potentially thousands of ships, and expand the reach of your empire across the entire galaxy.
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