When FTL meets Foundation and Dune: Crying Suns is a tactical rogue-lite that puts you in the role of a space fleet commander as you explore a mysteriously fallen empire. In this story rich experience inspired by Dune and Foundation, each successful run will uncover the truth about the Empire... and yourself as well.

Main Features:
- Space exploration in a procedurally-generated universe
- Tactical fights between battleships and their squadron fleets
- More than 300 possible story events
- A deep and dramatic storyline structured in 6 chapters
- A dark and disturbing atmosphere inspired by our favorite S-F universes (Foundation, Dune, Battlestar Galactica)

First released on PC and Mac, the indie hit Crying Suns was carefully redesigned for mobile and tablets, including a revamped interface and intuitive touchscreen interactions.

Pay once to get the full Crying Suns experience! No ads, no F2P mechanics! All future updates included.

Supported languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Simplified Chinese, and Japanese

If you encounter any problem, please contact us at with as much information as possible on the issue.

What’s New

Version 1.4.3

- Improved Japanese and Chinese readability
- Fix on a hidden boss speech bubble
- Fix on a crash occuring on chapter 5 cutscene for some devices
- Fix on speech bubbles overflow when typewriter effect is disabled
- Various optimizations
- Various bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
264 Ratings

264 Ratings

Tmongy ,

Great game

Really enjoying the game so far! A couple of small requests would be to make the game playable in the upside down landscape orientation, right now its locked to only one landscape rotation, easy fix. Secondly, in combat it can be really hard to see the ships on the grid and know their type, everything is so tiny, perhaps you can allow us to zoom in and out on the battlefield with a pinch to zoom gesture, it would make things alot clearer and should feel pretty natural controls wise. But overall a fantastic game, thanks for bringing it to mobile!

PatrickEverson ,

A dark take on FTL, with RTS elements

Really love how they make you feel like a starship commander and the storyline so far, and I’ve only finished chapter 1! A few things keep it from being 5 stars. 1. The graphics feel a bit small and are sometimes hard to parse, I can’t imagine this playable on a smaller screen than 11”. Would love some kind of zoom when selecting tiles, even just a little would help a lot. I don’t need to see both ships when I’m telling my drones where to fly for example. 2. Some of the pixel art doesn’t seem to scale down right, like the terrain on surface missions looks like a mess of pixels, I tried the PC demo and they were clear there. Not sure what resolution this is running, but give us a higher resolution level for iPad pros! 2. The controls are mostly well implemented, but I can’t figure out how to cancel ship weapons without restarting their timers, and I’ve accidentally bought things in shops because I swiped too slow since there isn’t a confirm box there. Little things like that are frustrating. Overall though I recommend this game to anyone who enjoys spaceship combat, strategy, or who loved FTL. Can’t wait to play more! ,

Post update fix-

Once the opening bug was fixed I’m hooked.

Really great rogue game. If you enjoyed FTL and DOTE you will like this. All around a really well done piece.

A couple of notes:

🪐 there is a lot of info regarding the ships stations and options at the outset. A small info icon to have a re-explanation during battles would be nice for players. I’ve tried reading the info about the ships hill for instance but I’m still not 100% sure how the damage system works.

🪐much of the npc dialogue feels like it’s being acted out by the same personality. Not much diversity of language (of course it’s a game not a novel)

🪐having crashes when I select to start a planetary away party and other various moments in game

🪐would be nice to have a lore section. The story is very interesting and makes me want to explore more in it. I hope another game in this universe gets developed.

Developer Response ,

We have just updated the game to correct this problem. Could you try again and confirm you can go forward ?

Have a safe day!

The Dev Team


Humble Bundle, Inc.
1.1 GB

Requires iOS 13.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes


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