Three factions—Cybran, Illuminate, and United Earth Federation (UEF)—control the Supreme Commander 2 galaxy. Cybran traces its beginnings far back into Earth Empire history. In 2592, Doctor Gustaf Brackman, an unmatched genius in cybernetics, successfully "twined" the first human/AI pair, creating a symbiont.
The Earth Empire effectively enslaved the symbionts, utilizing their superior AI-assisted thinking and ability to perform complex processes quickly and efficiently, to bolster their empire.
In response, Dr. Brackman formed the Cybran Nation with a large complement of his symbiont "children," and they thrived. Dr. Brackman petitioned the newly created UEF to free the rest of the Symbionts; they refused and sent an occupying force. It was met with resistance by the Cybran Nation, and the fight for symbiont freedom began.
In the following video, Chris Taylor, lead designer of Supreme Commander 2, explains some of Cybran's attributes:
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ESRB Rating: EVERYONE 10+ with Fantasy Violence