2K Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., announced today that Sid Meierís Civilization IV: The Complete Edition is now available in stores across North America. This definitive collection for Games for Windows delivers the complete Civilization IV experience in one value-priced, DRM-free package.
As one of the most respected franchises in the gaming industry, Civilization has sold more than 9 million units worldwide. Developed by 2Kís Firaxis Games, Civilization IV: The Complete Edition combines the award-winning classic Civilization IV experience with three expansions: Sid Meierís Civilization IV: Warlords, Sid Meierís Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword, and Sid Meierís Civilization IV: Colonization. This value-enriched package keeps players immersed in the ďjust one more turnĒ gameplay that has been synonymous with the Civilization series for decades:
Sid Meierís Civilization IV
- Winner of multiple 2005 Game of the Year awards, Civilization IV comes to life in a beautifully detailed 3D world that heightens the gameplay experience. This latest iteration of the strategy classic takes the franchise to new heights with the addition of new ways to play and win; new tools to manage and grow your civilization; all-new, easy-to-use mod capabilities; and various multiplayer modes and options.
Sid Meierís Civilization IV: Warlords
Warlords adds new twists and challenges to some of the most creative scenarios in the series. In the Omens scenario, Great Britain and France race to settle North America at any cost, while the Barbarians scenario allows players to take control of ruthless hordes of warriors. With these brutal Barbarians under the playerís control, their goal is to conquer all other civilizations on the map by decimating opposing armies, looting the cities and burning them to the ground.
Sid Meierís Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword
- Beyond the Sword was released in 2007 and proved to be the biggest single Civilization expansion pack to date. This expansion focuses on the late-game time periods after the invention of gunpowder and delivers 11 challenging and decidedly different scenarios created by the development team at Firaxis Games, as well as members of the Civilization Fan Community. Beyond the Sword also includes ten new civilizations, 16 new leaders, five new wonders, and a variety of new units that will offer even more fun and exciting ways for players to expand their civilization's power as they strive for world domination.
Sid Meierís Civilization IV: Colonization
- Colonization is a standalone game experience that adds an entirely new scenario to the ever-evolving world of Civilization. In Colonization, players lead one of four European nations on a quest to colonize and thrive in the New World. Players are challenged to guide their people from the oppressive motherland; discover the New World; and negotiate, trade and fight as they acquire power and battle for their freedom and independence.
Sid Meierís Civilization IV: The Complete Edition for Games for Windows is available in North America starting today for a suggested retail price of $39.99. The title is rated E10+ for Everyone 10 and older by the ESRB. For more information, please visit http://www.civilization.com.
Firaxis Games is one of the worldís premier game development studios, and home of legendary designer Sid Meier. Firaxis has developed some of the most successful and award-winning computer and video games on the market today including: 2005 PC Game of the Year - Sid Meierís Civilization IV, the expansions Civilization IV: Warlords, and Civilization IV: Beyond The Sword, the blockbuster Sid Meierís Civilization III series, Sid Meierís Pirates! (PC, Xbox and PSP), Sid Meierís SimGolf and Sid Meierís Railroads!. Firaxis legacy titles include the Sid Meier's Civil War Series! (Gettysburg!, Antietam!, and South Mountain), and the Sid Meierís Alpha Centauri series. In 2005, Firaxis Games was acquired by Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., joining its 2K publishing label. The company recently released Sid Meierís Civilization Revolution for console and handheld platforms and Sid Meierís Civilization IV: Colonization for Windows PCs to great critical acclaim.