2K has announced that Sid Meier’s Civilization VI is coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on November 22, 2019. Winner of The Game Awards’ Best Strategy Game and DICE Awards’ Best Strategy Game in 2016, Civilization VI’s upcoming launch marks the first time since 2008 that a Civilization game has been available on Xbox or PlayStation consoles.
The base game will be available for £44.99*, and all expansion content will be made available as part of a separate Civilization VI Expansion Bundle for £32.99*. The Civilization VI Expansion Bundle includes:
- Civilization VI: Rise and Fall – adds new Golden Ages and Dark Ages, a new city Loyalty system, and Governors who can be stationed in players’ cities, giving players new choices, strategies and challenges;
- Civilization VI: Gathering Storm – the most successful expansion in franchise history, introduces players to an active planet where geology and climatology present unique new challenges;
- 18 Additional Civilization Leaders – from the expansions, choose from some of history’s most renowned leaders to help guide your civilization through the ages, each bringing unique bonuses, buildings, units and more.
In addition, on November 22, 2019, the Civilization VI Expansion Bundle will also be available for purchase on Nintendo Switch for £32.99*. Sid Meier’s Civilization VI is already currently available for purchase on the Nintendo Switch.
New console players will play the most current version of Civilization VI, which features all of the latest updates and gameplay refinements.
“It’s been more than a decade since Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution brought 4X strategy gaming to the living room,” said Melissa Bell, Senior Vice President of Marketing at 2K. “We can’t wait to invite new players to join more than 5.5 million Civilization VI fans from around the world and take one more turn on their Xbox One or PlayStation 4.”
“For Firaxis, having Civilization VI launch on Xbox and PlayStation gives us the opportunity to bring strategy games to new audiences, some of whom may never have played a strategy game before,” added Ed Beach, Lead Designer on Civilization VI. “The team at Firaxis has been hard at work to make Civilization VI the best game possible and we look forward to welcoming new players into our community.”
Civilization VI on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 includes four additional content packs (Poland Civilization and Scenario Pack, Vikings Scenario Pack, Australia Civilization & Scenario Pack, and Persia and Macedon Civilization & Scenario Pack). As part of a promotion with Sony, PlayStation 4 users will receive the Nubia Civilization & Scenario Pack and Khmer and Indonesia Civilization & Scenario Pack with their purchase of Civilization VI. Nubia Civilization & Scenario Pack and Khmer and Indonesia Civilization & Scenario Pack will be available for separate purchase on Xbox One.
Originally developed for Windows PC by Firaxis Games, Sid Meier’s Civilization VI was developed in collaboration with Aspyr Media to bring the beloved franchise to Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
For more information on Sid Meier’s Civilization VI, visit www.civilization.com