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Starborne is a free-to-play sci-fi MMORTS where players build and expand their space empires. Players must gather resources, build space fleets, and launch attacks in real-time while forming alliances with other players to dominate the galaxy.

Publisher: Solid Clouds
Playerbase: High
Type: 3D Sci-fi MMORTS
Release Date: April 2, 2020
Pros: +Casual “set and forget” gameplay. +Multiple victory conditions. +Good graphics. +Achievement-based tutorial. +Very social game.
Cons: -High system requirements. -Cluttered UI. -Slow pace compared to others in the genre.


Starborne Overview

Build a massive space empire, forge alliances, and eliminate the competition in the 3D sci-fi MMORTS, Starborne. Start with a single space station and slowly expand your fledgling space empire by gathering resources from space debris, planets and stars, or raiding NPCs and other players to plunder their stockpiles. Build fleets of various types and sizes of spacecraft including Corvettes, Destroyers, and Carriers for raiding and attacking, Scouts and Recon craft to explore, and Industrial ships and Troop Carriers for transport. Construct modules, outposts, and additional space stations to expand your borders and influence and gain access to more resources. Use your Eliminate anyone who stands in your way or use your diplomatic skills to make friends and form alliances. Alliances and coalitions, political maneuvering, and backstabbing play a big part in the game and learning when to make peace and when to wage war will help you in your quest for ultimate domination.

Starborne Key Features:

  • Build A Galactic Empire – start with one space station and slowly build fleets, modifications, outposts, and more stations in real-time to expand your influence, dominate your sector, and ultimately the whole universe.
  • Multiple Victory Conditions – dominate with sheer military might, industrial prowess, or political maneuvering, how you play the game is entirely up to you.
  • Build Your Fleet – construct various types of spacecraft from light corvette raiders and fast scouts, to bigger cargo craft and even larger capital ships.
  • Politics and Alliances – form friendships, alliances, or bitter rivalries with potentially thousands of other players to secure your empire’s future.
  • Play Your Cards Right – choose from hundreds of cards that can be assigned to stations, outpost, and fleets to improve their efficiency, firepower, cargo space, and more.

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System Requirements

Starborne System Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

Operating System: Windows 7 (х64)
CPU: Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz / AMD FX-6350
Video Card: AMD Radeon HD 7850 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660
Hard Disk Space: 40 GB available space
Direct X: Version 11

Recommended Requirements:

Operating System: Windows 10 (х64)
CPU: Intel Core i5-7600K 3.8GHz / AMD FX-8350
Video Card: AMD Radeon RX 480 4GB or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB
Hard Disk Space: 40 GB available space
Direct X: Version 11


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Additional Info

Starborne Additional Information

Developer: Solid Clouds
Publisher: Solid Clouds

Platforms: PC

Engine: Unity/In-house Clauswitz Engine

Alpha Tests: 2015-2020
Open Beta Release: April 2, 2020

Development History / Background:

Starborne is a free-to-play 3D sci-fi MMORTS developed and published by Icelandic indie studio Solid Clouds. Solid Clouds was founded by former EVE Online Lead Concept Designer Ásgeir Ásgeirsson and former EVE Online Art Director Hrafnkell Óskarsson. Starborne started Alpha tests in 2015 and launched into open beta on April 2, 2020.