Star Wars: Empire at War is a singular excessive level not just for Star Wars strategy games, however Star Wars games generally. A religious successor to the grand strategy traditional Star Wars: Rise up, Empire at Warfare was the debut title of Petroglyph, a studio made up of ex-Command & Conquer devs (who lately did wonderful work with the Command & Conquer Remastered Collection).
Empire at Warfare was launched in 2006, with the Forces of Corruption enlargement dropping later that very same yr. It featured a turn-based grand technique layer the place – as both the Empire, Insurgent Alliance, or the ‘underworld’ – you needed to compete over management for planets on the galaxy map and construct up your forces. At any time when the 2 sides met, you’d then combat out both a real-time house battle or a land battle, relying on the state of affairs. It was (and nonetheless is) a superb romp if you happen to’re a pre-Disney Star Wars fan.
Because the studio moved on to greater and higher issues, assist for the sport turned more and more sporadic, with the earlier patch prior to now dropping in mid 2018. Fortunately, after managing to search out just a few spare weeks between initiatives, the builders had been in a position to put a while into releasing one other new patch.
This new replace was created particularly in collaboration with the Empire at Warfare neighborhood, with a few of the extra distinguished modders placing collectively an inventory of high-priority gadgets they’d wish to see mounted.
You may learn the official patch notes, however the primary spotlight is that some pre-existing maps have been re-added into the sport’s map pool. These embrace maps for Utapau and Dathomir for the Forces of Corruption enlargement, which had been apparently within the information information however simply by no means included within the unique launch. The bottom Empire at Warfare sport has had 5 new maps (land and house) reinstated that had been a part of the gold pack bundle when it was initially created, however that weren’t included within the Steam model for some motive.
The remainder of the modifications concentrate on bug fixes and behind the scenes high quality of life enhancements. The Empire at War mod neighborhood appear especially excited about sure, modifications similar to with the ability to create story scripts for any faction now, and in addition a repair for a crash bug that will restrict the variety of factions you may code into the sport.
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It’s price clarifying that this patch is just for the Steam version. On the time of writing, it’s not been launched for the GOG model, nor any of the disc-based retail variations.