Expansion adds new leaders, civilizations, units, wonders and all-new
gameplay features creating the deepest Civilization experience to date
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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 8, 2018--
Games today announced that Sid Meier’s Civilization® VI: Rise
and Fall, the expansion pack for the 2016 award-winning strategy
title, is now available for Windows PC.
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Civilization VI: Rise and Fall builds upon
the critically-acclaimed gameplay experience of Civilization VI giving
players new choices, strategies, and challenges as they guide a
civilization through the ages. The expansion introduces new Golden Ages
and Dark Ages, a new city Loyalty system, and Governors who can be
stationed in players’ cities. Civilization VI: Rise and Fall also
adds nine new leaders and eight new civilizations, including returning
fan favorites Shaka leading the Zulu and Genghis Khan leading Mongolia,
alongside newcomers in a Civilization game for the first
time such as Queen Seondeok leading Korea and Robert the Bruce leading
“Firaxis Games has an impressive track record of delivering innovative
and extensive expansions that dramatically impact the player experience
while adding robust replay value,” said Matt Gorman, VP of Marketing at
2K. “Civilization VI: Rise and Fall is no exception,
offering new narratives and upgraded gameplay systems that will
challenge players throughout their journey.”
“Rise and Fall expands the foundation of Civilization VI,
adding exciting new ways to reinvent human history,” said Anton
Strenger, Lead Designer at Firaxis Games. “Whether you’re discovering
the new Golden and Dark Ages, fostering the loyalty of your cites, or
meeting heroic new leaders for the first time, Rise and Fall
offers players exponential opportunities as they guide a civilization
through the ages.”
Key features for Sid Meier’s Civilization VI: Rise and Fall include:
GREAT AGES: As your civilization ebbs and flows, and you reach
milestone Historic Moments, you will experience Dark Ages or Golden
Ages, each providing specific challenges or bonuses based on your
actions in-game. Rise triumphantly from a Dark Age, and your next
Golden Age will be even stronger – a Heroic Age.
LOYALTY: Cities now have individual Loyalty to your leadership
– let it fall too low, and face the potential to lose your city to its
own independence. One civilization’s loss can be your gain as you
inspire Loyalty among Free Cities throughout the map and further
expand your borders.
GOVERNORS: Recruit, appoint, and upgrade powerful characters
with unique specialization bonuses and promotion trees to customize
your cities, and reinforce Loyalty.
ENHANCED ALLIANCES: An enhanced alliances system allows players
to form different types of alliances and build bonuses over time.
EMERGENCIES: When a civilization grows too powerful, other
civilizations can join a pact against the threatening civilization and
earn rewards, or penalties, when the Emergency ends.
TIMELINE: Review your civilization’s history at any time with
the new Timeline feature, a visual journey through the Historic
Moments that you encountered on your path to victory.
NEW LEADERS AND CIVS: Nine leaders and eight new civilizations
are introduced. Each brings unique bonuses and gameplay, as well as a
total of eight unique units, two unique buildings, four unique
improvements, and two unique districts.
NEW GLOBAL CONTENT: Eight new world wonders, seven natural
wonders, four new units, two new tile improvements, two new districts,
fourteen new buildings, and three new resources have been added.
IMPROVED GAMEPLAY SYSTEMS: The Government system has been
enhanced with new Policies and additional improvements have been made
to existing systems.
Sid Meier’s Civilization® VI is rated E10+ for Everyone 10
and up by the ESRB, and is available now on Windows PC. Sid
Meier’s Civilization® VI is also available on iPad, Mac and
Linux by Aspyr. Sid Meier’s Civilization® VI: Rise and Fall
is available now for Windows PC, and will be available soon for iPad,
Mac and Linux by Aspyr.
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About Firaxis Games
Firaxis Games™ is one of the world’s premier game development studios,
and home of legendary designer Sid Meier. Firaxis has developed some of
the most successful and award-winning PC and video games on the market
today, including the award-winning Sid Meier’s Civilization® series,
featuring the recently released Sid Meier’s Civilization VI, for Windows
PC, Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth™ for Windows PC, the
expansion pack Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth – Rising Tide for
Windows PC, Sid Meier’s Civilization V for Windows PC, as well as the
critically acclaimed expansion packs, Sid Meier’s Civilization V: Brave
New World and Sid Meier’s Civilization V: Gods and Kings for Windows PC.
Firaxis also released the 2012 Game of the Year award-winning XCOM®:
Enemy Unknown for Windows PC, the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment
system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and
Apple iOS, along with the critically acclaimed expansion pack XCOM:
Enemy Within for Windows PC, the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment
system from Microsoft, PlayStation3 computer entertainment system, and
Apple iOS. Firaxis Games is owned by Take-Two Interactive Software,
Inc., and is part of its 2K publishing label. For more information about
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