Paradox are set to return to my favourite grand strategy game, with the announcement of a brand new DLC coming to Stellaris with the Stellaris: Necroids Species Pack.
Right now Paradox are keeping all the details close and more will be revealed later. From what they said Stellaris players "will learn that death is not the end, but rather the beginning of their intergalactic journey as new changes reincarnate playthroughs of Stellaris for long time players, as well as bringing new undeath to established playtypes. To live amongst the Necroids, embracing death is not only encouraged, it’s required!".
They also summed up a bit of what's coming with it:
- 15+1 new portraits (the +1 being machine)
- 1 new Ship Set
- 1 new City Set
- 1 new Room background
- 1 new Origin
- 3 new Civics
- 1 new pre-scripted Empire
- 1 new Advisor Voice
Check out the announcement trailer:
Paradox also mentioned how they wanted their ships to look a little sinister, along with their portraits too, since the big theme here is death. While not undead or decaying, they wanted to give a pretty dark theme and they say that they've managed to make "something really great" with more details in future developer diaries.
Additionally, they announced a massive sale is now live on Steam with the Paradox Interactive Strategy Weekend where you can find great discounts like: