With Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto 5 now not out there without spending a dime on the Epic Games Store, one other sport has stepped as much as take its place: Sid Meier’s Civilization 6. The 4X turn-based technique sport might be available on the Epic Games Store for free till 11 a.m. EDT on May 28.
Free video games can be found weekly on Epic Games’ platform. For the previous week, it was GTA 5 — a obtain that was so well-liked that it created a great deal of issues (together with 12 hours of downtime) for the shop and its launcher.
Civilization 6 was launched in October 2016 on Mac and Windows PC. It got here to iOS in 2017, Nintendo Switch in 2018, and PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in 2019. Earlier this month, developer Firaxis Games introduced a brand new season cross for Civilization 6 that may add eight new civilizations to the bottom sport. The cross, out there on all platforms besides cellular, will price $39.99. Six add-on packs are anticipated as a part of the cross, the primary of which might be launched Thursday. It’s the Maya & Gran Colombia Pack, and it contains “leaders, buildings and units from each respective civilization, a new Apocalypse game mode, new City-States, Resources, and Natural Wonders,” based on a information launch.
Epic Games began giving freely video games on its retailer in 2019. Currently, the platform is working a four-week sale on video games known as the “Mega Sale.” Epic Games Store customers can anticipate reductions as much as 75% off PC video games.
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