What You Need to Know:
- Fans of the series will be happy to know that Halcyon 6: Lightspeed Edition will be making its way to PC August 10th! Halcyon 6: Starbase Commander broke through the "indie" bubble with its mix of Star Trek starbase roleplay and XCOM base management, and because of its overwhelming popularity the team at Massive Damage decided to revamp the title in a new way!
- Halcyon 6: Lightspeed Edition brings the best version of the Halcyon 6 base game forward, combines it with every improvement released since the original launch, and adds a galactic fleet’s worth of new content to explore.
- We'll leave you with some of the game's features along with its awesome trailer for you to check out down below!
Source: Official Press Release
What is Halcyon 6?
On the edge of Terran space lies Halcyon 6, a derelict starbase abandoned by a mysterious precursor race. It’s up to you to harness this unknown power as Earth slips into the hands of an impending alien threat. Assemble your hand-picked starbase crew and explore to gain the resources needed for Terran Republic’s scientific research, exploration, and diplomatic efforts on the edge of known space.
Halcyon 6 pulls from deep tactics titles and modern turn-based strategy games to create an homage to both role-playing and classic sci-fi. Explore, build your base, and assemble the best crew possible to aid you in your search of the unknown!
The best part of working on Halcyon 6 is our supportive community who loves this game as much as we do! From the streamlined campaign, new officer classes, new powers, new UI, and many quality of life improvements, Halcyon 6: Lightspeed Edition drove us back to the drawing board to look over every aspect of the original game. We couldn't have done it without our fans and that's why we'll be giving all of our existing players a FREE copy of Lightspeed Edition. said Ken Seto, CEO of Massive Damage
Streamlined Campaign greatly speeds up progression and tightens the campaign to an action and adventure packed 12 hrs depending on your play style and pace.
Streamlined All Systems for faster progression, including economy, starbase, resources, and officer levelling.
New Officer Progression System with 6 subclasses, 3 Prestige classes, new skill tree, and over 20+ new Prestige/Epic powers.
New Ship Loadout and Config screen will let you customize loadouts (and save them) for your ships just before entering combat.
New Difficulty Mode called Vice Admiral and slightly increased difficulty across the board.
Enhanced Combat includes 25+ new alien faction space combat abilities, more combos for both players and enemies, increased faction weaknesses and resistances, and other balancing tweaks.
New UI Overhaul designed for greater readability and usability. Many quality of life enhancements to all areas of the game, too many to list here.
Halcyon 6: Lightspeed Edition Trailer