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The Launch of Civilization 6 on iPad Just In Time For Holidays

The Launch of Civilization 6 on iPad Just In Time For Holidays

Apple iPad owners who are used to paying just a few dollars for non-free mobile games might be in for a bit of sticker shock if they plan on playing Sid Meier's Civilization VI on their tablet. Civilization VI has touch controls and will not support controllers at this time. Civilization VI costs three times as much, though this isn't a stripped down port.

The Civilization 6 iPad port will apparently be a near-complete port of the original game, though the upcoming Rise and Fall expansion and apparently other DLC won't be included along with it. Aspyr has said, however, that they plan to implement DLC sometime in the future even if they can't now guarantee a timeline.

The free version is limited to 60 moves (maybe half an hour or so of gameplay), then you have to pay the $60 upgrade price to unlock the full game.

Aspyr is well-known for its ports of popular games to macOS such as Rage, Prey, The Sims, and the Call of Duty franchise. The iOS version does not include any expansion content.

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Part of the optimization process also meant that some things needed to be taken out.

Going by the bullet points in the Steam and iTunes App Store product listings for Civilization 6, which are almost identical, the iPad version sounds like a nearly feature-complete port of the original game. As for the new iPad port, that comes from Aspyr as well. It is the base game that is available without any DLC. The game has sold more than 8 million copies. With a hefty 3GB download, you can choose from 20 leaders to play though expansions are not supported as yet.

It might be good to know that the game works on iOS 11.1.2 operating system on this kinds of iPads: iPad Air 2, iPad 2017, iPad Pro (any). If you disagree with what we've chosen, let's try to use the comments of these articles to have conversations about what game is your game of the week and why.


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