Stellaris play Command

This command can be used to play as/switch to another empire. Your starting empire has an ID of 00. This command will cause the empire you switch from to be governed by AI.

Name Description
Empire ID

The ID of the empire you wish to play as. Enter 'x' to continue playing after observing.


  • play 00

    This command will make you switch you to your starting empire (if you had previously switched to another). This is because 00 is always the ID of your starting empire.

  • play 23

    This command would make you play as the empire with ID 23.

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Command Generator

Adjust the settings below to automatically generate a command. Once you've got everything right, hit the Copy button and paste it into the console in Stellaris.

play <Empire ID>
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Empire ID

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