The original Universal Combat Collector’s Edition was released in Winter 2007.

An improved v2.0 which featured several enhancements was released in Summer 2009.

In 2015, as part of the Battlecruiser twenty-five year anniversary celebration, a refresh of v2.0 was released for free on Steam and Amazon. This refresh version contained various improvements over the original 2009 release.

A new product, in the form of The Lyrius Conflict DLC is currently in development.

Product Information

This ultimate compendium spanning eleven years represents the evolution of hard core space combat sims. It contains over one hundred scenarios from all the games in Battlecruiser and Universal Combat series running on improved game engines.

Universal Combat Collectors’ Edition v2.0 contains all game scenarios from the following titles:

  1. Universal Combat Special Edition (3000AD, Oct 2006)
  2. Universal Combat A World Apart (3000AD, Oct 2005)
  3. Universal Combat Gold (3000AD, Oct 2005)
  4. Universal Combat (Dreamcatcher Interactive, Feb 2004)
  5. Battlecruiser Millennium Gold (Dreamcatcher Interactive, March 2003)
  6. Battlecruiser Millennium (EB Games, Nov 2001)
  7. Battlecruiser 3000AD v2.0 (Interplay, Dec 1998)
  8. Battlecruiser 3000AD (Take2, Sept. 1996)

Minimum requirements

  • Windows XP, Vista (with all updates)
  • DirectX 9.0c or later
  • Pentium IV 3.0 Ghz or equivalent
  • 1GB RAM
  • 256MB graphics card with pixel & vertex shader 2.0
    • nVidia chipsets: geForce 6800 or better
    • ATI chipsets: Radeon X800 or better
  • DirectX 9 compatible sound card

Recommended requirements

  • Windows XP, Vista (with all updates)
  • Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 or AMD X2 6000+ 3.0GHz
  • 2GB RAM
  • 512MB graphics card with pixel & vertex shader 2.0 or higher
    • nVidia chipsets: geForce 7800 or better
    • ATI chipsets: Radeon X1600 or better
  • Joystick

Multiplayer requirements

  • This title does not have multiplayer



ESRB rating




Release date

May 2009


v2.00.03 Released: 05-30-15 changelog

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