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Multiplayer Info

Discussion in 'CivBE - Multiplayer' started by MatThePhat, Aug 22, 2014.

  1. MatThePhat

    MatThePhat Fanatic

    Jun 23, 2012
    Howdy y'all,

    So my friends and I like playing multiplayer, and while it's not perfect we've had a pretty good experience do far.

    What do we know about multilayer so far? Will all the old styles be included (hot seat, simultaneous turns, etc)? Will there be auto join Capabilities? Will all players land on the planet at the same time, or remain staggered with bonuses? Will "team" civilization be an option? Etc.
  2. David12596

    David12596 Chieftain

    Jul 15, 2014
    The most important question is will the AI actually interact and work online? Cause this bothers me whole lot for online play in civ 5 and I kinda feel to some extent it's even unacceptable. More info for online play would be nice though.
  3. DarkestOnion

    DarkestOnion Chieftain

    Jul 27, 2014
    Based on the limited information we have right now, I think it would be best to expect MP Options to be quite similar to Vanilla Civ 5. If we go from there, then anything better will be a pleasant MP surprise instead of a potential MP disappointment imho.
  4. A Bucket O Spam

    A Bucket O Spam Chieftain

    May 13, 2014
    Will Miller confirmed in a question on Twitter that hotseat would be available on launch as a multiplayer option. What we can expect, however, is that it will be somewhat similar to Civ V in multiplayer options, as there is a strong tradition surrounding those aspects.

    On a side note, they also said that they do not yet have a release date from Aspyr/2K for the Mac and Linux versions. Hopefully, within the next week or a few weeks more, we will see what date they have chosen.
  5. kathi

    kathi Chieftain

    Nov 6, 2014
    If vanilla was geared to MP, it was done pretty badly - it was barely functional. MP was made more usable and stable in those expansion that were "focused on enhancing the single player experience".

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  6. ohmydayum

    ohmydayum Chieftain

    Oct 28, 2014
    I haven't been able to play one game. Crashed after 1 turn. I have a good comp, fast internet.

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