2K has announced that Sid Meier’s Civilization VI is launching on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on November 22nd, 2019. This console release makes it the first time since 2008 that a Civilization game has been released on PlayStation or Xbox.
When it releases the base game will have an SRP of £44.99 and a Civilization VI expansion bundle will be sold separately with an SRP of £32.99. This expansion bundle will include all of the following:
- 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.
On November 22nd, the Civilization VI expansion bundle will also be made available for owners of the game on Nintendo Switch with an SRP of £32.99. The base game is already available to purchase and play on Nintendo Switch.
PlayStation 4 and Xbox One users will get the most current version of the game when it launches as found on PC, which features all of the latest updates and gameplay refinements to ensure all players have an even experience.
“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 CivilizationVI 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 PlayStation 4 and Xbox will include four additional content packs at no extra cost (Poland Civilization and Scenario Pack, Vikings Scenario Pack, Australia Civilization & Scenario Pack, and Persia and Macedon Civilization & Scenario Pack). PlayStation 4 users will also receive the Nubia Civilization & Scenario Pack and Khmer and Indonesia Civilization & Scenario Pack thanks to a promotion in partnership with Sony. Xbox One users will still be able to purchase these two packs separately.
For more information about Sid Meier’s Civilization VI, check out the game’s official website here.