'Civilization VI' Publisher Celebrates Launch With Completely Computer-Controlled Game This Week

Posted Sun Oct 16, 2016 at 10:58 AM PDT by
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Stream starts Wednesday afternoon.

'Civilization VI,' the latest entry in the 'Sid Meier's Civilization' strategy series, is launching at the end of this week, and to celebrate, publisher 2K Games is hosting a stream for a special kind of game on Wednesday.

Inspired by the AI-only games that have become popular within the 'Civ V' community, 2K will be hosting an eight-player match of 'Civilization VI' where all eight civilizations are controller by the computer. Starting this Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. Eastern (12:30 p.m. Pacific) on the 2K Games Twitch channel, the match will include live color commentary from the game's developers.

The eight civilzations featured in the stream will be the Aztecs, Brazil, England, Japan, Rome, Russia, Spain, and Greece under Gorgo, the recently revealed alternate leader for the Greek civ.

Source: 2K Games

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