What are the best 4X space games on PC?

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    #1Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion

    Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion
    Sins of a Solar Empire is a science fiction RTS computer game that takes place in the distant future, where players have to conquer star systems using the military, economic and diplomatic means. It was published by Ironclad Games and Stardock Entertainment.
    Games

    Windows

    $39.99

    Vivaan Bose
    Written on September 17, 2018
    "So far, this is the best 4X space game that I played on my PC. A little bit complicated at first but I got to enjoy it every time that I play. "
  2. 15

    #2Endless Space

    Endless Space

    Endless Space is a turn-based space 4X game with an open TechWeb that is divided into 4 unconnected trees and semi-real-time combat. Included are player-designed ships that use a system where players choose cards to simulate fleet actions. 

    Games

    Windows, Mac

    $19.99

    Phillip Murphy
    Written on September 17, 2018
    "Wow! Leading not just 1 but 8 civilizations? Who wouldn't want that? "
  3. 12

    #3Stellaris

    Stellaris

    Stellaris is an evolution of the grand strategy genre with space exploration at its core where you explore a vast galaxy full of wonder. It was developed by Paradox Development Studio, makers of the Crusader Kings and Europa Universalis series. 

    Games

    Windows, Mac

    $39.99

    Jacob Walters
    Written on September 17, 2018
    "I like the graphics and when it comes to exploring planets, it was really an adventure. "
  1. 10

    #4Galactic Civilizations III

    Galactic Civilizations III

    Galactic Civilizations III is a turn-based strategy space 4X game developed and published by Stardock Entertainment in 2015. This sci-fi game is compatible with Windows 7, 8 and 10 versions. 

    Games

    Windows

    $39.99

    Roy Griffin
    Written on September 17, 2018
    "Good thing that I'm using a Windows OS and able to play this game. Compared to its predecessors, I like this one since it gave more effort in its graphics. A lot of opponents and the map is 👍."
  2. 10

    #5Distant Worlds: Universe

    Distant Worlds: Universe

    Distant Worlds: Universe is a sci-fi themed 4X strategy space game that sees the player exploring the universe and expanding their empire. It was developed by Code Force and published by Slitherine Limited in 2014. 

    Games

    Windows

    $59.99

    Billy Perry
    Written on September 17, 2018
    "I like how this game was able to include everything in space: very detailed from planets, moons and even asteroids. "
  3. 7

    #6Master of Orion: Conquer the Stars

    Master of Orion: Conquer the Stars

    Master of Orion: Conquer the Stars is a 4x space game developed by NGD Studios and published by Wargaming Labs in 2016. This turn-based strategy game is the fourth installment of Master of Orion series. 

    Games

    Windows, Mac

    $29.99

    Muhammad Jhadav
    Written on September 17, 2018
    "Its technology is impressive! The developers carefully thought about the features. "
  4. 5

    #7Polaris Sector

    Polaris Sector

    Polaris Sector is a simulation space 4X game developed by SoftWarWare and published by Slitherine Software Limited in 2016. This strategy game is compatible with Windows 7, 8 and 10 versions. 

    Games

    Windows

    $39.99

    Adam Fisher
    Written on September 17, 2018
    "Didn't know that there's a hint from the title. I just leave it to you when you play this. 😂"
  5. 2

    #8Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth

    Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth

    Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth is a 4X turn-based strategy game developed by Firaxis Games and Aspyr in 2014. Published by 2K Games, this game is compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux OS. 

    Games

    Windows, Mac, Linux

    $39.99

    Roger Brooks
    Written on September 17, 2018
    "I'm lucky since I'm a Linux user and I'm always want to collect all Sid Meier's Civilization. I also play this with my friends since it can have up to 8 players. "

Summary

Best What are the best 4X space games on PC
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Sins of a Solar Empire: RebellionGames 16 Paid
2Endless SpaceGames 15 Paid
3StellarisGames 12 Paid
4Galactic Civilizations IIIGames 10 Paid
5Distant Worlds: UniverseGames 10 Paid
6Master of Orion: Conquer the StarsGames 7 Paid
7Polaris SectorGames 5 Paid
8Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond EarthGames 2 Paid
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