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Civilization V Release Date Announced

Discussion in 'News Updates' started by Thunderfall, Jun 12, 2010.

  1. Thunderfall

    Thunderfall Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    2K Games yesterday announced the release date for Civilization V.

    The game will be available on September 21 in North America, and internationally on September 24!

    That's just 100 days from now!
     
  2. DuskWind05

    DuskWind05 Chieftain

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    Yes! I cant wait! im going to pre-order it when i can
     
  3. MuteWolf

    MuteWolf Chieftain

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    Anyone know if they plan to release on PC and Mac at the same time?
     
  4. Blue Oyster

    Blue Oyster Stealth is an Illusion

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    Nice to know the date, at last.
     
  5. Thunderfall

    Thunderfall Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    The announcement only mentioned Windows PC.

     
  6. Xzylvador

    Xzylvador Warlord

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    Was looking for the pre-order on steam, and noticed that the Deluxe-version isn't there.
    Anyone know where it could be found? Or did 2k decide to release just one version because of the communities issues with the Deluxe version?
     
  7. evrett37

    evrett37 Prince

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    Not only is it going to be a nickle and dime cash cow but it also will bear the dubious title "Rushed out dribble". Dont buy until the testers have their muzzles removed and the NDA is lifted.
     
  8. MuteWolf

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    Thanks Thunderfall, luckily my mac is boot camped so I can play it one way or the other. It would just be nice if I didn't have to switch my mac over every time I wanted to play.
     
  9. Drakarska

    Drakarska Epic Dadness

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    This will be the first time I will not purchase a civ game for myself and family. Hate to break something that has become a two decade tradition, but with Steam in the mix as well as 2K, that choice had to be made. Pity really, it looked to be a fantastic game.
     
  10. Wonderblunder

    Wonderblunder Part Time Monster in the Closet

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    Wow! I never knew Civfanatics had users who could predict the future! Are you some expert gamer who can look at the released information of the game and know exactly how it will turn out, without even playing the game first?:rolleyes:

    I'm going to wait and try out the demo when it's released, then I'll see if I buy the game or not.
     
  11. Sticks_the_one

    Sticks_the_one Chieftain

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    Slow down. Stop with "I can't wait!" comments. I have my ******* holydays to spend. ^^
     
  12. heihojin

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    Excellent! That means it should be priced at $20 by March of next year, and then I'll consider buying it.
     
  13. Aussie_Lurker

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    As always I'll probably wait a week or two to hear what people here in the community say about the game-though I definitely won't listen to Cassandras like Evrett who seem to have nothing good to say about *anything*!

    Aussie.
     
  14. dahldk

    dahldk Chieftain

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    preorder preorder preorder ! ;)
     
  15. TheDS

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    ROFL! There you have it, you're predicting the future too! You're just complaining because you don't like the future he predicted. I'll bet everyone here can predict the future!

    Who here predicts they'll buy the game, sight-unseen?

    Who here predicts they'll never buy it?

    Wow, it's so fantastic, every human being has the ability to predict the future! Sometimes accurately too! Wheeeee!!!!! :woohoo:
     
  16. Lachlan

    Lachlan Great Builder of Civs !

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    My guess is people to have a big disappointment like Sim City Societies...

    More i read on CivV more i think that game will be a mix between Civ IV and CivRev plus an hexagonal system of pathfinding...
     
  17. DMOC

    DMOC Mathematician

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    Excellent - I'll buy it a few months after the release date for the winter holidays.
     
  18. Dida

    Dida YHWH

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    I doubt the game will function properly out of the box, it will probably take a few patches and more than 1 expansion pack to make it enjoyable. I will wait and see if it is worth it.
    Hate to say it, but CivV doesn't look so impressive at all, it looks like a SimCity Society of the civ series.
     
  19. ilmonstre

    ilmonstre Chieftain

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    where are you basing your opinion on since there is little actual gameplay info besides the rules.
    E3 is beginning and they will give a presentation and then we will hopefully know more but with so little info you cant say its bad or good.

    but for me i am liking the info on the changes they gonna make but i dont know yet if it will be good/bad and if its going to be like bf:bc2 and the first weeks are almost unplayable.
     
  20. Dida

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    Well, I was simply stating my opinion, which I admit is far from scientific. That being said, I need not justify my opinion to you or to anyone, nor do I necessarily need to base it on something concrete, since an opinion is just simply opinion.

    There is the undeniable trend of generally declining production value of PC games though. Modern games seems to focus too much on eye-candies but not enough on enhancing game play. Where game play does become the subject of innovation, the innovation tends to involve dumping down the game rather than anything truly groundbreaking. Economic realities demands that studios rush out their games in a half-baked, barely playable state, with plenty of rooms for expansion packs or DLCs. Civ5, based on the info available seems to fit this model quite precisely. My opinion of the game at this point is unfavorable. I can be wrong, of course and I do hope 2k will show me how mistaken I am.
     

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