Published on March 26th, 2021 | by Adrian Gunning

Rock On With The Lithoids Species Pack, Available Now

Paradox Interactive, a developer and publisher of games that just wanna rock, has released a new species pack for Stellaris: Console Edition, the sci-fi grand strategy game from Paradox Development Studio. Additionally, Paradox Interactive has delivered the free 2.6 “Verne” update for next generation PlayStation and Xbox gamers! The patch specifically optimises Stellaris: Console Edition for Xbox Series X|S hardware.

The Lithoids Species Pack, available for Xbox and PlayStation, introduces new empire mechanics that players cannot take for granite, as well as a selection of rock-based species portraits and ship models. This is truly the go-to expansion for down to earth console gamers. Rock n’ roll with the new Lithoids Species Pack trailer here:

Xbox Series X|S players will experience a galaxy full of wonder at higher frame rates, faster simulation speed, and lower load times than ever before, all from the comfort of their couch. Smart delivery ensures that the best version for every player’s Xbox will accompany them on their voyage into the unknown. View a side-by-side breakdown of current and next-generation consoles here:

On all platforms, the Lithoids Species Pack introduces the Lithoids, a species type made entirely of sapient rock who eat minerals for sustenance, are long-lived, and can colonise in almost any environment. In total, the Lithoids Species Pack digs up: 

  • Unique Mechanics for Lithoid Empires
  • 15 New Portraits of Lithoids and 1 of a Lithoid robot
  • New Mineral-based Ship Models 
  • New voice pack

For more information about Stellaris: Console Edition, visit

About the Author'

Adrian lives in Melbourne Australia and has a huge passion for gaming, technology and pop culture. He recently finished his a Bachelor of Journalism and is currently focusing on games journalism. When not writing and playing video games, Adrian can be found in Comics 'R' Us debating the pros of the DC Universe and cons of the Marvel Universe.

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