Posted Thu Jul 3, 2014 at 08:48 AM PDT by Brian Hoss
Pre-order bonus inspired by real exoplanets.
Today, 2K Games made two important announcements for Firaxis' 'Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth.' First off, the game now has an official release date of October 24th, which smack dab in the middle of 2014's biggest time for new game releases.
2K Games has also announced that those who pre-order 'Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth' from participating retailers will receive the Exoplanets Map Pack, which includes six custom maps inspired by real exoplanets, at launch.
Exoplanets map pack:
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.
Firaxis has also shared some gameplay footag, and it's the demo they showed at E3.
You can find the latest info on 'Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth' linked from our Video Game Release Schedule.
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