FTL: Faster Than Light 9+

Subset Games

    • 4.7 • 202 Ratings
    • £9.99

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The award winning PC spaceship simulation game from Subset Games comes to iPad! Includes the free expansion, FTL: Advanced Edition, which adds new ships, enemies, events, weapons, and more!

PC version’s awards include:
- IGN - Game Of the Year Nominee 2012
- PC Gamer - 2012 Best Short-Form Game
- Indie Game Festival 2013 - Excellence in Design
- Indie Game Festival 2013 - Audience Award
- Game Developers Choice Awards 2013 - Best Debut: Subset Games

In FTL you experience the atmosphere of running a spaceship trying to save the galaxy. It's a dangerous mission, with every encounter presenting a unique challenge with multiple solutions. What will you do if a heavy missile barrage shuts down your shields? Reroute all power to the engines in an attempt to escape, power up additional weapons to blow your enemy out of the sky, or take the fight to them with a boarding party? This "spaceship simulation roguelike-like" allows you to take your ship and crew on an adventure through a randomly generated galaxy filled with glory and bitter defeat.

Key Features:
- Give orders to your crew, manage ship power distribution and choose weapon targets in the heat of battle.
- Pause the game mid-combat to evaluate your strategy and give orders.
- Upgrade your ship and unlock new ones with the help of seven diverse alien races.
- Hundreds of text based encounters will force you to make tough decisions.
- Each play-through will feature different enemies, events, and results to your decisions. No two play-throughs will be quite the same.
- Permadeath means when you die, there's no coming back. The constant threat of defeat adds importance and tension to every action.

Website - www.FTLgame.com
Twitter - @FTLgame

NOTE: Only compatible with iPad 2 or newer -- Will NOT run on iPad 1!

What’s New

Version 1.6.21

Update for newer iPad Mini support.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
202 Ratings

202 Ratings

athorist73 ,

Still a great game, 4 years later

Been playing it for about 6 years (had it on PC first, bought the ipad version in 2014). Recently been playing it again, my favourite ships are stealth because having no shields really makes it interesting (but also slightly frustrating), especially if you can win the game without ever getting shields (not easy).

Would love to see an ipad port of Into The Breach, both are great games and worth buying, if you’re into strategy games and don’t mind the resets / losses. Although there is an argument that in FTL, anything that looks like the game mugging you is really the consequence of a couple of bad decisions earlier on. And with Into The Breach, it usually happens quicker than that.

Igfhhsgj ,

Worth The Money!

I was sceptical despite all the great reviews so I finally bought it and did not regret well worth the price. I have been playing and recommend having at least a couple of tries on easy mode for me even on easy mode I still die countless times, but do be deferred for this game is well worth the hours of trying and raging but eventually it pays off you unlock more ships and you figure your way of going faster that light. I am yet to complete on easy but am determine to succeed. I say if your worried about a waste money if you have a bad attitude you will probably hate the game go in with a positive attitude and the game gives back. Best of luck to all.

Phil893 ,

An immersive and epic game!

Where do I start? If you're new to FTL and it's (included) add-on, then you're in for a real treat. Prepare to spend hours upon hours mastering the game and trying every new tactic you can think of. I am not sure how much time I've spent playing this but it's all been worth it. Just a note though, don't be disheartened when you lose your ship and all of your progress at any stage in this epic. It's all part of learning the mechanics and will make success all the more sweeter when you do beat the final boss.

As a side note, I am so pleased the devs have added 64bit support. I was ready to lose this wonderful game when the next iOS was released.

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