If you have been waiting for this edition of Civ 5, hats off to you.
After close to four years and 2 big expansion packs, Civilization 5: The Complete Edition is the definitive version of the game that anyone should get if you are looking to get into the action.
Between Civ 4 and Civ 5, the opinion over the latest Civ 5 seems to be mixed. Coming from Civ 3, I found that the changes were not significant and players really would be getting a fresh new Civ experience as opposed to rehashed mechanics.
However, it’s still no Alpha Centauri in terms of blending story together with gameplay.
Here’s pretty much everything that you will be getting in the Civilization 5: The Complete Edition –
- Gods & Kings
- Brave New World
- Conquest of the New World Deluxe
- Civilization Pack: Babylon (Nebuchadnezzar II)
- Cradle of Civilization – Americas Map
- Cradle of Civilization – Asia Map
- Cradle of Civilization – Mediterranean Map
- Cradle of Civilization – Mesopotamia Map
- Double Civilization and Scenario Pack: Spain and Inca
- Explorer’s Map Pack
- Civilization and Scenario Pack: Polynesia
- Civilization and Scenario Pack: Denmark – The Vikings
- Civilization and Scenario Pack: Korea
- Wonders of the Ancient World Scenario Pack
- Scrambled Continents Map Pack
- Scrambled Nations Map Pack
Not all is old in this entire pack as the new Conquest of the New World Deluxe scenario adds in “an increased number of civilizations, an expanded Policy and Tech Tree, a new Victory Point system and an assortment of new buildings, wonders, resources” I have no idea what this all entails considering that I’ve not played it yet.
If you are on a budget, there is a humble sale that allows you to grab Civ 5 for cheap at the moment. It might not come with all the items listed above but you can probably grab them during the next Steam sale.
XCOM Squads and Giant Robots, and that’s a quite a big enough of a draw for me!
Sid Meier’s Civilization V: The Complete Edition is available now for digital download and will be available this week at retail locations for Windows-based PC in Singapore, North America, as well as internationally on February 7, 2014.