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Release date

Discussion in 'Civ5 - General Discussions' started by tom123, Mar 6, 2010.

  1. tom123

    tom123 Warlord

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    Someone may already have posted this, but here it is anyway.
    According the Steam, Civ V will be released on the 1st of September.
    Source: http://store.steampowered.com/app/50100/
    Only 6 months, 1 week and 4 days to go!
     
  2. Zulu Impi

    Zulu Impi Warlord

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    Just throwing it out there but it may just be because fall 2010 starts september 1st and it does say estimated...
     
  3. tom123

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    It doesn't say estimated anywhere on the page.
    Autumn doesn't start until the 21st of September, so that can't be it.
     
  4. Senethro

    Senethro Overlord

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    I know you're eager to be the first to announce a release date and you surely won't be the last, but its just a guess on Steam's part. Sorry.

    Unfortunately this will be one of the most repeated threads.

    Someone should set up a bingo card set for online retailers who might have a guessed release date for Civ5 and which get posted.
     
  5. axi

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    Perhaps we should have a forum contest about it. And the person to guess closest to the release date gets a free copy. ;)
     
  6. Jaybe

    Jaybe civus fanaticus Supporter

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    Both Civ3 & 4 were released in late October. Fall is 21 Sept .. 21 Dec.
    My money is on late October .. late November.
     
  7. Abremms

    Abremms Prince

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    its a fall release in time for the holidays no question. steam is just trying to drum up pre-orders, untill Firaxis gives a date its all speculation.

    i really do hope its this fall though, the 2k games financial thinger said that one of their planned 2010 releases may be pushed back to 2011. fingers crossed its not civ5!
     
  8. Dale

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    Only in some cultures. In most, Autumn is 1st Sept - 1st Dec / 1st Mar - 1st June.
     
  9. Ceedub

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    Really? Because seasons are normally determined by the equinoxes and solstices which occur between the 20th and 23rd of their respective months.
     
  10. Dale

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    Wiki it. It's all explained there.
     
  11. CanuckSoldier

    CanuckSoldier Emperor

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    Yes but remember the Financial Year and the Calendar year are not the same. 2K's FY ends on Oct 31, not Dec 31. So pushing any game to the 2011 FY can just mean a Nov/Dec release.

    CS
     
  12. Abaddon

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    Yeah, i posted this already
     
  13. Sherlock

    Sherlock Just one more turn...

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    My guess? Thanksgiving.
     
  14. Herrhals

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    my guess? Just in time for grade schoolers to go back to classes ;)

    Leaving the rest of us to wile away our meager spare time on something more useful....
     
  15. David7

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    If Sep 1 is not fall, then where did Steam get that date from?
     
  16. CanuckSoldier

    CanuckSoldier Emperor

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    I imagine that the software that most companies use, require a date to publisize software releases, so when a Publisher doesn't give them one they just guess :p

    CS
     
  17. Dale

    Dale Deity

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    It's bum. :mischief:
     
  18. V. Soma

    V. Soma long time civ fan

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  19. Padje Dog

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    Players want it now
    Developers want more time
    My wife does not care

    Haiku ode to "Release date"
     
  20. Nishdog

    Nishdog Isolationist Bastard

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    I say give the developers more time to get it right...and I also say give your wife flowers...best to be really good to her now in anticipation of "one more turn" at 3am...
     

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