Updated Visuals : Updated graphics, particle effects, lighting and shadows, race specific UI and other enhancements make the Sins universe look better than ever.For the first time in their history, the war creates a schism in the Advent Unity.New Victory Conditions : Take multiple paths to victory including Military, Diplomatic, Research, Last Flagship Standing, Last Capital Standing and Occupation.

However, others amongst the Advent suspect that a corrupting influence from within has diverted the Unity from its proper destiny.The loyalist members of the Trader Emergency Coalition adopt a policy of isolation, focusing on enhanced defenses to ride out the rest of the war.While many were hopeful that diplomacy would finally end the war, differing opinions on what should be done, along with the depleted power of the controlling factions, has led to a splintering of the groups involved.

PV-Tech, Solar Media Limited .euea (7 November 2012).