Age of Wonders: Planetfall Gets a Release Date, Special Editions Detailed


Last year Paradox Interactive announced Age of Wonders: Planetfall, a new sci-fi take on the long-running 4X strategy series. We haven’t heard a whole lot about the game since then, but now it’s reemerged with a release date and new cinematic trailer. Check it out, below.

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Want to know more? You can get a taste of Age of Wonders: Planetfall’s gameplay in the following videos, which detail some of the game’s factions, including the Amazon, Dvar, Kir’ko, and Vanguard.

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Looking pretty solid! I’ve always thought the Age of Wonders games were underapprciated – hopefully the series can make a successful jump from fantasy to sci-fi. Of course, Age of Wonders: Planetfall will launching with the usual assortment of bundles -- the $50 base game, $60 Deluxe Edition, and $80 Premium Edition, which includes a Season Pass. Here’s the full rundown of all the different editions from Paradox:

Pre-Order Bonus (for all editions)

  • Paragon Noble Cosmetic Pack - Bring fashion and flare to the final frontier!

Deluxe Edition Content

  • Bravado Bundle Cosmetic Pack - Nothing says “We’re here to rebuild society in our image” like a really boss bandana.
  • Spacerpunk Cosmetic Pack - Your style won’t conform to the rules of a fallen galactic society!
  • Infested Worlds Scenario Planet - Survive in a world overtaken by alien flora and fauna dominated by Kir’ko factions!

Premium Edition Content

  • Age of Wonders Planetfall: Premium Edition includes both the Deluxe Edition Content and the Season Pass, which gives players access to three upcoming expansions and a platform-specific instant reward.

Age of Wonders: Planetfall touches down on PC, Xbox One, and PS4 – pre-orders are open now. What do you think? Interested in Age of Wonders’ sci-fi turn? Can Planetfall compete with Paradox’s own 4X space strategy game Stellaris, or is Age of Wonders not the 4X leader it once was?