March 25, 2021

Rock On With The Lithoids Species Pack, Available Now!

Paradox Interactive Optimizes Stellaris: Console Edition for Next Generation Xbox Gamers

STOCKHOLM - Mar 25, 2021 - Paradox Interactive, a developer and publisher of games that just wanna rock, has today released a new species pack for Stellaris: Console Edition, the sci-fi grand strategy game from Paradox Development Studio. Additionally, Paradox Interactive has delivered the free 2.6 “Verne” update for next generation PlayStation and Xbox gamers! The patch specifically optimizes Stellaris: Console Edition for Xbox Series X|S hardware.

The Lithoids Species Pack, available today for Xbox and PlayStation, introduces new empire mechanics that players cannot take for granite, as well as a selection of rock-based species portraits and ship models. This is truly the go-to expansion for down to earth console gamers. Rock n’ roll with the new Lithoids Species Pack trailer here:

Xbox Series X|S players will experience a galaxy full of wonder at higher frame rates, faster simulation speed and lower load times than ever before, all from the comfort of their couch. Smart delivery ensures that the best version for every player’s Xbox will accompany them on their voyage into the unknown. View a side-by-side breakdown of current and next-generation consoles here:

On all platforms, the Lithoids Species Pack introduces the Lithoids, a species type made entirely of sapient rock who eat minerals for sustenance, are long-lived, and can colonize in almost any environment. In total, the Lithoids Species Pack digs up: 

  • Unique Mechanics for Lithoid Empires

  • 15 New Portraits of Lithoids and 1 of a Lithoid robot

  • New Mineral-based Ship Models 

  • New voice pack

For more information about Stellaris: Console Edition, visit

For additional information, please contact:

Ebba Ljungerud, CEO Paradox Interactive

Alexander Bricca, CFO Paradox Interactive


Phone: +4670-355 54 18