In a surprise announcement by 2K, Sid Meier’s Civilization VI is coming to Playstation 4 and Xbox One on November 22. Not only will Playstation and Xbox gamers get their first Civilization game in over 10 years but they’ll also have the chance to play both expansions. For $79.95* can you purchase the base game with access to the Expansion Bundle, which includes both Rise & Fall and Gathering Storm plus 18 new leaders, for an additional $49.95*.
There will also be additional content packs including Poland Civilization and Scenario Pack, Vikings Scenario Pack, Australia Civilization & Scenario Pack, and Persia and Macedon Civilization & Scenario Pack. As a promotion with Sony, these will come free with the Playstation 4 version, however Xbox One owners will have to purchase these for an additional cost.
Owners of the Nintendo Switch version already have access to these content packs and will also have access to the Expansion Bundle from November 22.
“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.”
For more information on Sid Meier’s Civilization VI, visit www.civilization.com, become a fan on Facebook, subscribe on YouTube, follow Civilization on Twitter and Instagram and join the conversation using the hashtag #OneMoreTurn.
* Based on 2K’s suggested retail price. Actual retail price may differ. See local store for details.