Stardock Entertainment has released the third part of their Earth Rising expansion for Star Control: Origins.
Part 3: The Syndicate focuses on a war between two new factions. You can check out the launch trailer above.
The Syndicate are a loose alliance of pirates and criminals, while The Liberators are a ragtag band of rebels and freedom fighters. Both factions want to forge an alliance with you, so which one will you choose?
Here’s a rundown of the new content:
Humanity’s alliance is fraying and their plans for expanding into the galaxy are waylaid when they are faced with a new threat and a difficult choice. Two new factions have appeared on the scene: The Syndicate, a group of criminals, pirates, and other people of low moral quality, and The Liberators, an organization of idealistic freedom fighters. Both want your allegiance, and both want to destroy each other, which leaves you with a question: where do your loyalties lie?
- New Characters and Factions – Interact with a new cast of characters and choose a side in the war between the Syndicate and the Liberators.
- New Missions & Quests – Between the refugees fleeing the Scryve empire and two factions warring for the player’s alliance, there is no shortage of new content to explore.
- New Ships – Both the Syndicate and the Liberators have some powerful vessels available for recruitment, depending on where the player’s loyalties lie.
- New Weapons – Take on challenges as you face enemies with a new arsenal.