With Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto 5 not accessible 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 will probably 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 fashionable 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 four and Xbox One in 2019. Earlier this month, developer Firaxis Games introduced a brand new season move for Civilization 6 that can add eight new civilizations to the bottom sport. The move, accessible on all platforms besides cellular, will value $39.99. Six add-on packs are anticipated as a part of the move, the primary of which will probably be launched Thursday. It’s the Maya & Gran Colombia Pack, and it consists of “leaders, buildings and units from each respective civilization, a new Apocalypse game mode, new City-States, Resources, and Natural Wonders,” in keeping with a information launch.
Epic Games began freely giving video games on its retailer in 2019. Currently, the platform is working a four-week sale on video games referred to as the “Mega Sale.” Epic Games Store customers can anticipate reductions as much as 75% off PC video games.
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