Explore thousands of star systems and planets - each procedurally generated with individual features and quirks.
Take control of uninhabited planets, place colonists, tax them, and grow your empire. Plan governments and organize the workforce. Defend your newly claimed planet from invasion by other players... or invade colonies and take the spoils.
Trade precious resources between ports or mine them yourself from asteroids and planets. Develop trading routes using Solarpower's dynamic and complex economy simulation. Have colonies generate resources for you.
Upgrade your starship with spoils from your adventures. Equip weapons and add-ons and defend yourself from pirates and hostile players. Track down and hunt players for bounty.
What happens to the galaxy, stays in the galaxy. Your actions in the galaxy leave a footprint on the world, be it establishing starports of your own or destroying other players' colonies for entertainment.
Join or create corporations with other players and rule the galaxy together as a benevolent empire... or become the most terrifying band of pirates, plundering rival corporations' colonies.