PHOENIX – Dec. 6, 2017 – Space Wars: Interstellar Empires, the free-to-play turn-based strategy MMO from Desert Owl Games, is out now for PC and Mac via Steam Early Access. Melding the turn-based combat with the real-time interstellar travel, Space Wars allows players to take part in a raging battle between four great space empires vying for galactic domination. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v-m7dIHKoLjc Wage war in one of more than 250 distinctive ships by managing a diverse crew, balancing power the vessel’s systems (propulsion, weapons, sensors, and shields), and choosing the correct moment to use powerful special abilities in a persistent universe supporting thousands of players and up to 40-player skirmishes. “We’re excited to finally welcome players into the Space Wars: Interstellar Empires universe with today’s Steam Early Access release,” said the title’s producer and creator Hooman Simyar. “Realizing this project has been a dream come true and we look forward to bringing it to even greater heights with our community as we continue to develop new campaigns and features.” Accompanied by a short novel, the first two parts of which are currently available, Space Wars features the first of several massive and engaging galactic campaigns currently in development. Written by Simyar and narrated and illustrated by the team at Desert Owl, Space Wars will allow players near limitless choice towards how their faction with conquer the universe while providing a rich and astonishingly polished overarching storyline to its initial campaign. As additional features and campaigns are developed, players will have hundreds of ships to choose from, additional in-game tactical features, and new playable factions to align with. For more information on Space Wars: Interstellar Empires, please visit the official website. About the Producer Founded by Hooman Simyar in 2014, his project was to create a competitive turn-based strategy experience developed within rich, engaging worlds, capable of enthralling fans both in and outside the game. Space Wars: Interstellar Empires is the company's debut project (say what you want about the founder, at least he's Hooman). About Desert Owl Games Desert Owl Games was founded in 2011 by Arthur Griffith and Justin Felker, two of the three original creators of the still popular decade old MMO CCG Pox Nora. Desert Owl Games' objective is to design immersive fantasy worlds with turn-based gameplay.