The huge Civilization 6 April balance patch is lastly right here, and it’s a whopper. The replace introduces three new navy items, 4 new map varieties, and makes a number of different tweaks and changes. On prime of that, 27 Civ 6 civs (and in some circumstances, leaders) have been given a balance cross to try to refresh the sport’s meta because the New Frontier Pass involves the shut.

And that’s not all: 44 items from throughout the sport’s 10+ unit varieties have obtained tweaks to statistics equivalent to prices, fight energy and in sure circumstances, what techs are used to unlock them. The inclusion of the Trebuchet, Line Infantry and Men-at-arms has additionally induced a slight shift in navy development, and lots of civilisation’s distinctive items have modified what vanilla unit they’re changing. For instance, the British’s Redcoat infantry and France’s Garde Impériale each now change the brand new Line Infantry.

The thrust of the replace appears to be geared toward legacy content material stretching again to launch and the sooner enlargement, though loads of new parts from the New Frontier Pass have additionally had a touch-up within the April patch.

The Heroes and Legends recreation mode, for instance, has obtained a raft of changes, and the newest Barbarian Clans mode has additionally had a high quality of life cross. You ought to learn the official patch notes to get the complete image.

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This replace marks the official finish of the New Frontier ‘season’, which has seen six micro-expansions and 6 main free patches launched within the house of 12 months. It’s been a little bit of an experiment, however one which the builders have since confirmed has been a success.

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What’s coming subsequent for Civilization, we don’t know. We might see a brand new season cross, a brand new main enlargement (particularly as there are nonetheless some advantages to releasing a much bigger self-contained add-on), or it would possibly lastly be time for Civilization 7’s debut.