2K and Firaxis Games have announced the release date for the upcoming game, Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth. The game will be released globally on Friday, October 24, 2014 for Windows PC.
If you’re one of those fans eagerly anticipating the game, you should know that anyone who pre-orders the game from participating retailers will receive the Exoplanets Map Pack at launch, which includes six custom maps inspired by real exoplanets. These maps includes:
- Kepler 186f: This lush forest planet is one of the oldest known Earth-like planets;
- Rigil Khantoris Bb: Orbiting the closest star to our solar system, the historical records of this arid continental planet’s settlement are well-preserved;
- Tau Ceti d: This planet of seas and archipelagos features a booming biodiversity and a wealth of resources;
- Mu Arae f: Tidally locked in orbit around a weak star, the southern hemisphere of this planet is a blistering desert where the sun never sets, while the northern hemisphere is perpetually in frozen darkness;
- 82 Eridani e: An alien world of scarce water and wracked by tectonic forces;
- Eta Vulpeculae b: A mysterious new discovery with unknown terrain.
Along with this news, 2K and Firaxis released a new narrated gameplay walkthrough video, as well as a behind the scenes look at the making of the game. You can find both of them below:[youtube http://youtu.be/sfQyG885arY]
Civilization: Beyond Earth will propel the development of humanity beyond the traditional timeline of aCivilization game by exploring the future of mankind on an alien world. For the first time, players will lead factions divided by contrasting cultures and evolve their new civilizations to reflect their chosen style of play. Players will experience an array of new gameplay possibilities, including nonlinear technology progression through the new Tech Web, the introduction of a new Orbital Layer, and a new Quest system that will unlock additional details about the alien world in addition to new resources and upgrades.
Civilization: Beyond Earth will be available globally for Windows PC on October 24, 2014 for a suggested retail price of $49.99.