Evolution Board Game

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The Strategy Game of Adaptation

In Evolution, you adapt your species to survive, and stay one step ahead of opponents.

*Watering hole running dry? Evolve a long neck to reach food in the trees.
*Staring down a Carnivore? Develop a hard shell to protect you.
*Opponent has too many species? Time to go on the attack yourself by adapting into a Carnivore.

"#1 Digital Board Game of the Year" -Ars Technica
"Best Digital Board Game of the Year" -Vulture

*21 game Single Player Campaign with distinct AI opponents
*Online Multiplayer with skill based Matchmaking
*Asynchronous Play, Friend system and Chat
*Progression ladder and online rankings let you see your improvement
*Pass and Play
*Weekly Challenges test your skill
*Interactive Tutorial
*Gorgeous Hand drawn Species to Discover

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Release date:
December 10, 2020
up to 4 players
Board Game, Strategy, Simulation, Multiplayer
North Star Games
North Star Digital Studios
Game file size:
1.0 GB
Supported Languages:
Supported Play Modes:
TV mode

TV mode

Tabletop mode

Tabletop mode

Handheld mode

Handheld mode

ESRB Rating:

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This game supports:

Game and DLC bundle

Evolution & Climate Bundle


The Climate can swing between scorching hot and icy cold environments, affecting creatures big and small in different ways, while Events such as Wildfires or Comets can change the outcome of a game. 

This bundle also includes the Evolution Base Game, which includes the full campaign, the Hard and Expert AI, Weekly Challenges, Pass & Play, private multiplayer games and unlimited matchmade multiplayer.  

Individual DLC

Climate Board Game Expansion


The Climate Track and Events add another layer of strategy to the Evolution game series. Influence it to help your creatures prosper and cause your opponents creatures to go extinct. Experience 6 new Traits, 30 Events, and the power of the Climate Track in Climate Board Game.

Biodiversity Promo Pack


In a balanced ecosystem, each new Trait impacts all other Traits as well. You'll need new strategies to survive against creatures using these mighty traits.

You can add any combination of these cards to AI games, or make your own deck for Pass & Play and Private games. You can also add one to public multiplayer games, which is then added into the combined deck.

Stained Glass Cards


You can opt to use Stained Glass Cards in all game modes. In public multiplayer games, other players will see them when you play your Food Card or when they look at your Traits.