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Dark Matter is a paid premium service used to purchase various gameplay upgrades.

Dark Matter is substance of unknown composition that does not emit or reflect enough electromagnetic radiation to be observed directly, but whose presence can be inferred from gravitational effects on visible matter. As such, it is a very rare and valuable substance in the universe.

Storing Dark Matter has only been possible for a few years and still takes a lot of effort. The methods used to gain dark matter are complex and full of risks.

Dark Matter is a non-tradeable resource; however, can it be used to build infrastructure s. Since Version 4.0 was released, Dark matter can be used to purchase 10%, 20% or 30% resource increase and also to halve/finish building upgrades, researching and also ships/defences being built in the ship yard.

Version 5.7.0 can buy resources by 10% and 50% of storages as well as by 10M.

Dark Matter can also not be traded to other players or be stolen from you in a raid. You cannot see how much Dark Matter a player has in an espionage report.



It is used to purchase various upgrades to improve gameplay, these include:


There are four ways to obtain Dark Matter:

  1. You can buy dark matter on the OGame website
  2. Buy dark matter with Buddy Points
  3. Obtain dark matter through SponsorPay offers
  4. Obtain dark matter through an expedition

Dark matter can be bought through OGame via Credit Card, PayPal, Phone Call, SMS, Bank transfer, paysafecard, Moneybookers, ClickandBuy, Ukash, SponsorPay, Coupon and many other local payment options (determined by country). Additionally with Dark Matter you aren't bound to any subscription. Dark Matter also never expires or disappears, once bought/found it is there forever.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)[]

Here a short overview of the most asked Questions with Dark Matter:

  1. What happens to my active commander and officer subscriptions?
    • They continue normally with the known price, and can be canceled at any time.
  2. I already have a commander subscription and bought dark matter now, what happens?
    • You now have the option to use the dark matter for officers only, or you can cancel you commander subscription and buy it with dark matter too.
  3. For which time periods can I activate my officers or commanders with dark matter?
    • You can activate them for several time periods starting from 1 week.
  4. Can you buy resources like metal, crystal or deuterium with dark matter?
    • Yes you can by going to merchant and selecting the fill my storage option.