2K Announces Sid Meier’s Civilization® VI 25th Anniversary Edition
Limited worldwide offering celebrating 25 years of the Sid Meier’s Civilization franchise; to include hardcover art book, exclusive commemorative coins and more
Sydney, Australia – August 25, 2016 – 2K and Firaxis Games are excited to announce the Sid Meier’s Civilization® VI 25th Anniversary Edition. Limited to 20,000 copies worldwide, the offering will celebrate 25 years of the Civilization franchise, which began in 1991 with the groundbreaking Sid Meier’s Civilization. The Sid Meier’s Civilization VI 25th Anniversary Edition will be available exclusively for PC, at EB Games (Australia and New Zealand) and Mighty Ape (New Zealand) for a suggested retail price of AUD$119.95/NZD$129.95.
The Sid Meier’s Civilization VI 25th Anniversary Edition will include the following:
- Copy of Sid Meier’s Civilization VI game and all bonus digital content found in the Digital Deluxe Edition*;
- 25th Anniversary Edition premium packaging;
- Exclusive 25th Anniversary commemorative coin set with display case;
- “Civilization Through the Years” 100-Page hardcover art book;
- Aztec Civilization Pack pre-order bonus**;
“Generations of gamers have been able to experience the award-winning Civilization franchise, and 2K is honored to bring Sid Meier’s Civilization VI, to fans on October 21,” said Matt Gorman, Vice President of Marketing at 2K.
Sid Meier’s Civilization VI marks another milestone in the Civilization franchise, which has sold-in over 35 million units worldwide and changed the gaming landscape by bringing the strategy genre to unparalleled heights. In Sid Meier’s Civilization VI, cities will physically expand across the map to create new, deep strategic layers, active research in technology and culture will unlock new potential ways to play; and the large variety of leaders will pursue their own agendas based on their historical character traits as players race to achieve victory however they choose to play.
“The vitality of Civilization is in the new ideas that each design team brings to the game as well as the passion and feedback from an incredible community,” said Sid Meier, Director of Creative Development at Firaxis Games. “We hope players enjoy the vibrant living world and the new features the team has created in this latest offering. I’m proud of the work they’ve done, and I hope you will enjoy playing Civilization VI as much as they’ve enjoyed making it. Here’s to the next 25 years!”
Developed by Firaxis Games, Sid Meier’s Civilization® VI is rated ‘PG’ in Australia and New Zealand and is available for pre-order now on Windows PC, and will be released worldwide on October 21, 2016 for AUD$89.95/NZD$99.95. Expand your empire further with the Civilization VI Digital Deluxe Edition which includes the full base game, the 25th Anniversary Digital Soundtrack, and access to four post-launch DLC packs that will add new maps, scenarios, civilizations and leaders for a bundled discount.
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*Bonus Digital Content includes the 25th Anniversary Digital Soundtrack and access to four post-launch DLC packs that will add new maps, scenarios, civilizations and leaders for a bundled discount. Individual DLC may be sold separately. If you purchase the 25th Anniversary Edition or the Digital Deluxe Edition, do not also purchase these standalone packs, as you will be charged for them.
**Exclusive Pre-Order Item for 90 Days, after which the content will be made available at no additional charge to all owners of the game.
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Founded in 2005, 2K develops and publishes interactive entertainment globally for console systems, handheld gaming systems and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets, which are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms and cloud streaming services. 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, sports, casual, and family entertainment. The 2K label has some of the most talented development studios in the world today, including Firaxis Games, Visual Concepts, Hangar 13, Cat Daddy Games and 2K China. 2K’s stable of high quality titles includes the critically acclaimed BioShock®, Borderlands™, and XCOM® franchises, the beloved Sid Meier’s Civilization series, the innovative Evolve™, the genre-fusing hero-shooter Battleborn®, the popular WWE 2K franchise and NBA 2K, the #1 rated and #1 selling basketball franchise**. 2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). For more information, please visit www.2k.com.
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