New sci-fi instalment in award-winning Civilization franchise explores humanity’s future,
as players leave Earth to explore and colonize an alien world!
Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth will propel the development of human civilization
beyond the traditional timeline of a Civilization game, by exploring humanity’s future on
an alien world. For the first time, players will lead factions divided by contrasting cultures
and evolve their new civilizations to reflect their chosen destiny.
Players will experience an array of new gameplay possibilities, including nonlinear technological
progression, deeper customization of chosen factions, and an entire alien world that will change
the very identity of each faction based on their choices.
Having celebrated its 23rd anniversary last year, Civilization has cemented its reputation as one
of the greatest and longest running franchises in video game history,” said Christoph Hartmann,
president of 2K. “Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth builds upon that success by pushing the
series in new directions with players exploring an unknown future on an alien planet.”
Key features of Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth include:
-Seed the Adventure: Players will establish a cultural identity, select a leader and sponsor an
expedition by assembling the spacecraft, cargo and colonists through a series of choices that
directly impact starting conditions when arriving on the new alien planet.
-Alien World: Exploring the benefits and dangers of a new planet filled with dangerous terrain,
mystical resources and hostile lifeforms unlike those of Earth, players will build outposts, unearth
ancient alien relics, tame new forms of life, develop flourishing cities and establish trade routes to
create prosperity for their people.
-New Technology Web: Reflecting forward progress in an uncertain future, technology advancement
will occur through a series of nonlinear choices that affect the development of mankind.
The tech web is organized around three broad themes, each with a distinct victory condition.
-New Quest System: Quests are infused with fiction about the planet, and will help guide players
through a series of side missions that will aid in the collection of resources, upgrading units,
and advancing through the game.
-New Orbital Layer: Players will build and deploy advanced military, econom