Good news everyone! Aspyr just announced a (planned) simultaneous release for Civ VI. Instapre-ordered the Steam release digital deluxe version! Sid Meier’s Civilization: VI is coming to Mac! Q: When will Civilization VI be released? A: We are working to get Civilization VI out on Mac as soon as possible and we hope to get it to Mac fans on the same day the PC is released. However, we are still working on finalizing the game and cannot confirm our final launch date. We will confirm the launch date with the community as soon as we have it finalized. Q: What’s the cost of the game? A: You can pick it up from Steam or the Mac App Store for $59.99/€59.99/£49.99. Q: Is there a pre-order available? A: On Steam, yes! You can click HERE to pre-order. There is currently no pre-order available on the Mac App Store. Pre-Orders receive early access to the Aztec Civilization Pack! (The Aztec Civilization Pack will be available to everyone free of charge after 90 days.) It includes: • Leader: Montezuma • Unique Unit: Eagle Warrior • Unique Building: Tlachtli • Wonder: Huey Teocalli Q: The steam play icon is not showing up on the Steam page, is this the correct page to order from? A: Yes, this is the correct page to pre-order from. The icon won’t show until closer to launch. (Remember to order from a Mac). Q: Will there be any other DLCs in the pipeline for Civilization VI? A: As always with the Civilization series, downloadable content is a huge bonus to the base game! So far, there are four post-launch DLC packs that are part of the Digital Deluxe Edition adding new maps, scenarios, civilizations and leaders for a bundled discount. Q: Does Civilization VI support Steam play? A: It sure does! All versions support Steam Play, meaning when it’s purchased on Steam, it’s available for PC and Mac. Q: And cross-platform multiplayer? Can I play versus my PC friends? A: Yes, you will soon be able to challenge your PC buddies on Steam through competitive cross-platform multiplayer* but it won’t be available until after the 60 day patch. (Not applicable for the Mac App Store version). *Please note that cross-platform multiplayer with Windows PC may not always be available, including at time of launch. There may be times when the Windows PC version of the game receives an update prior to the version of the game; this will temporarily prohibit Mac players from playing with Windows PC players. Once the version of Civilization: VI receives the same update, cross-platform multiplayer with Windows PC will be re-enabled. Online multiplayer with players on the same platform will also always be an option. Q: What are the technical requirements? A: Your Mac must meet ALL of the minimum system requirements below in order to maximize your Civilization VI experience. • Operating System: OSX 10.11 (El Capitan) and MacOS 10.12 (Sierra) • CPU Processor: Intel Core i5 (4 cores) • CPU Speed: 2.3 GHz • Memory: 6 GB • Hard Disk Space: 15 GB • Video Card (ATI): Radeon HD 6790 • Video Card (NVIDIA): GeForce 650M • Video Card (Intel): Iris Pro • Video Memory (VRam): 1 GB • Peripherals: Macintosh mouse and keyboard, Steam Controller (optional) Q: What are the languages that I can play in? A: You’ll be able to play the game in (Interface/Audio/Subtitles) – English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese. Portuguese (Brazil) will be supported only for Interface and subtitles. Q: Does Civ VI Mac support Metal? A: Civ VI Mac does not currently support Metal. Q: Is Civ VI available on Linux? A: Linux is still being investigated as a project. We hope to have clarity in coming months on if a viable version of Civ VI can make it to Linux and will let you know as soon as we have more information.