Sid Meier’s latest iteration in the mega-popular turn-based 4X strategy series, Civilization V, will be released on September 21 for PC in North America, and September 24 everywhere else.
The game will be at E3, and GameStooge.com will have some time with the build and have a new preview on the game. One of the new features revealed in the presser is “the new in-game community hub [that] allows Civ fans to share content and compete against each other without leaving the game”.
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2K Games Conquers PCs with the Release of
Sid Meier’s Civilization® V on September 21, 2010 in North America
New York, NY – June 11, 2010 – 2K Games announced today that Sid Meier’s Civilization® V will be available in North America on September 21, 2010 and internationally on September 24, 2010 for Windows PC. Sid Meier’s Civilization® V is currently in development at Firaxis Games. The Sid Meier’s Civilization franchise has been recognized as one of the greatest PC game franchises of all time, captivating millions of gamers around the world.
Sid Meier’s Civilization V reinvigorates the classic turn-based strategy genre with an astonishing new engine built from the ground-up for this flagship edition of the Civilization franchise. Players are introduced to a heightened tactical combat system; vast, realistic landscapes to explore; deeper diplomatic interactions; and an array of expanded features that deliver a fully immersive experience providing hours of entertainment as players build and defend their empire on their quest to become the greatest ruler the world has ever known. Additionally, the new in-game community hub allows Civ fans to share content and compete against each other without leaving the game, marking a new era that will forever change the “one more turn” addiction of the franchise.
Sid Meier’s Civilization V will be viewable by invitation during E3 2010 at 2K’s booth (South Hall, #2823). Sid Meier’s Civilization V is not yet rated by the ESRB. For more information on Sid Meier’s Civilization V, please visit www.civilization5.com.