Starfield Freestar Collective faction guide

Starfield Freestar Collective faction guide
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The Starfield Freestar Collective faction are one of the biggest players in Bethesda Studio’s space-faring world. Covering multiple solar systems, the Collective is high on the joining priority list for many players. But who are the Freestar Collective? And what do they do?

We’ll break down everything you need to know about the Starfield Freestar Collective faction, from their origins and goals, to their members and locations. We’ll also cover how you can join the group should you want to. Armed with knowledge of this and other factions like the Starfield Constellation faction, you’ll be well prepared to navigate the cosmos in this adventurous RPG.

Starfield Freestar Collective: inside The Rock in Akila City.

Who are the Freestar Collective in Starfield?

The Freestar Collective are the second largest faction in Starfield’s Settled Systems. Their capital, Akila City, located on the planet of the same name in the Cheyenne system, and the capital of the Freestar Collective, was founded in 2167. Akila City also includes the Freestar Collective’s headquarters, known as The Rock.

The Freestar Collective is a loose confederation of different star systems – the Cheyenne, Narion, and Volii systems – primarily dedicated to protecting the personal freedom of its citizens. They see themselves as something of a peacekeeping force in the region, and they strive for stability and place emphasis on a defensive military doctrine.

The Freestar Collective are also the main rivals of the Starfield United Colonies faction, having been at war with them just twenty years prior to the game’s events. The Narion War and the Colony War were messy affairs, and though peace has held since its end, tensions still remain.

Can I join the Freestar Collective in Starfield?

You can join the Freestar Rangers faction in Starfield if you want to. To join the faction visit Akila City complete the Job Done Wrong quest, then talk to Emma Wilcox in The Rock.

That covers everything you need to know about the Starfield Freestar Collective faction. They aren’t the only faction coming in the game though, so make sure you know everything you want to about other groups like the Starfield Crimson Fleet faction. Or check out our Starfield factions list for a full overview before deciding where your loyalties are going to lie.

If you’re after some early game help, check out our Starfield tricks and tips, how store items on your ship, where to get the Bounty Hunter spacesuit, Starfield quest list, the Jemison Mercantile location, and our walkthrough for the Sabotage side quest.