An ancient evil is returning to the vast universe of Distant Worlds! The Return of the Shakturi is the highly anticipated expansion to the critically acclaimed 4X space strategy game Distant Worlds. In addition to a long list of new features and improvements, Return of the Shakturi includes two new and unique alien races complete with riveting events that expand upon the original Distant Worlds and move the timeline of the universe forward into its next chapter with exciting new endgame options. A completely new and vastly expanded research system with comprehensive new tech trees awaits, with new tech and options for avid ship designers such as fighters, bombers, missiles, Ion weapons, planetary facilities, regional capitols, and much more!
# New backstory
# Two new alien races with exciting storyline events!
# Next chapter of the storyline where a possible intergalactic menace returns!
# Fighters and Carriers
# Build fighter bay components into ships and bases
# Fighters launch from carriers to intercept enemies: standard fighters that attack other fighters, bombers that attack ships and bases. Several fighter and bomber variants available with research.
# Completely new Research system with comprehensive tech trees
# Greatly expanded technology options with customizable research costs allow you to tailor your game to your liking!
# Queue multiple research projects in each tree, crash research to obtain new tech faster
# Some research projects improve existing components, minimizing the need to retrofit ships and bases to obtain new tech advantages