Stellaris: Console Edition’s second expansion pass arrives next month
Paradox Interactive has announced that a second expansion pass for Stellaris: Console Edition will be released in May.
This second pass grants access to three DLCs that will be released throughout 2020 and include new constructions, cosmetics, weapons, stories, and more. The first of these DLCs, Synthetic Dawn, is scheduled to launch on May 12th and lets players start the game as a society made up entirely of robots.
Following Synthetic Dawn will be the Apocalypse Expansion, which adds new offensive and defensive options, and the Humanoids Species Pack, which includes a selection of new portraits and ship models. A brief rundown of each pack, courtesy of Paradox Interactive, can be found below:
- Synthetic Dawn Story Pack: provides an all-new way for players to establish their empire across the stars, starting the game as a Machine Empire – a society made up entirely of robots. Unique game features and event chains will allow the machines to expand as a robotic consciousness, and create an AI-led network that grows to galactic dominance. Launches May 12, 2020.
- Apocalypse Expansion: Redefine stellar warfare with a host of new offensive and defensive options. Destroy entire worlds with terrifying new planet-killer weapons, fight against (or alongside) ruthless space pirates, and maybe discover a few non-violent game features as well. Launches in 2020.
- Humanoids Species Pack: Features a selection of new portraits and ship models for players who wish to forge their path among the stars as the irrepressible human race – or at least as a species that resembles humans to some degree. Launches in 2020.
Stellaris: Console Edition’s second expansion pass will be available to purchase from May 12th for $24.99.