Sid Meier's Civilization V
is due in North America on September 21, 2010, announces 2K Games
, saying the international release of the turn-based strategy sequel will follow on September 24. They also say they will be showing the game off at E3 next week, so we can expect more details and such soon. Also, the Civilization V Website
has re-launched. Here's the latest party line on the game:
Sid Meier’s Civilization V reinvigorates the classic turn-based strategy genre with an astonishing new engine built from the ground-up for this flagship edition of the Civilization franchise. Players are introduced to a heightened tactical combat system; vast, realistic landscapes to explore; deeper diplomatic interactions; and an array of expanded features that deliver a fully immersive experience providing hours of entertainment as players build and defend their empire on their quest to become the greatest ruler the world has ever known. Additionally, the new in-game community hub allows Civ fans to share content and compete against each other without leaving the game, marking a new era that will forever change the “one more turn” addiction of the franchise.