Stellaris Celebrates Three Years with Free Weekend on Steam

The Iconic Sci-Fi 4x Strategy Game is Available for Free From May 9 to May 12

STOCKHOLM – May. 9, 2019Paradox Interactive, a publisher and developer of games that make time fly, has today announced that in celebration of the three year anniversary of its popular sci-fi grand strategy game, Stellaris will be free to try on Steam from May 9 to May 12. With constant updates since its launch in 2016, today’s Stellaris is bigger, deeper and more fun than ever. Ordinarily retailing for a suggested price of $39.99 USD, the deep and engaging gameplay of Stellaris will be available for free on Steam this weekend.

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“It feels like just yesterday we were launching Stellaris, unsure of how people would take to it, but now it has its own thriving community and is celebrating its third anniversary!” said Daniel Moregård, Game Director for Stellaris. “It’s an occasion we’d like to celebrate with the amazing community who filled the galaxy of Stellaris with their stories. We hope players new and old can enjoy this Free Weekend to the fullest!”

Featuring deep strategic gameplay, a rich and enormously diverse selection of alien races and emergent storytelling, Stellaris has engaging, challenging gameplay that rewards interstellar exploration as you discover, interact and learn more about the rich and mysterious universe you will encounter during your travels.

For more information about Stellaris, visit:

For additional information, please contact:

Ebba Ljungerud, CEO Paradox Interactive
Alexander Bricca, CFO Paradox Interactive
Phone: +4670-355 54 18

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