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Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri
Legendary designer Sid Meier presents the next evolution in strategy games, with the most addictive, compelling gameplay yet. Explore the alien planet that is your new home and uncover its myriad mysteries. Discover over 75 extraordinary technologies. Build over 60 base upgrades and large-scale secret projects for your empire. Conquer your enemies with a war machine that you design from over 32,000 possible unit types.









Awards and Accolades

  • Gamespot 1999 Turn-Based Game of the Year
  • Highest rated game ever - PC Gamer
  • Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences
    "PC Strategy Game of the Year"
  • PC Gamer "Editors' Choice"
  • Maximum PC "KICK ASS" Award
  • UGO "E3 Best of Show"
  • CGW "Strategy Game of the Year" Nominee
  • GameSpy "Strategy Game of the Year" Nominee
  • GamePower "Game of the Year" Hon. Mention
  • ImaginaryLife.com "Best of the Best"
  • Denver Post - Best Game of 1999
  • Toronto Sun - "Best Games of 1999"
  • Game Industry News - Best Game Soundtrack 1999

Hailed as "the gold standard for strategy", Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri is available now at retailers around the world, and can also be purchased online at Shop@Firaxis.




Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri for the Macintosh
Looking for Alpha Centauri for the Macintosh?
It's now available from Mac publisher Asypr Media.








The Official expansion for SMAC
Sid Meier's Alien Crossfire
Double the gameplay of Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri in the Official Expansion Pack, Sid Meier's Alien Crossfire. With seven new playable factions, a host of new gameplay additions, and a custom faction editor, this is a must have add-on for every Alpha Centauri fan.

Sid Meier's Alien Crossfire is available now at retailers around the world.