2K Games today announced that Sid Meier's Civilization® V Game of
the Year Edition for Windows PC will be available starting
September 27, 2011 at retailers and select digital partners across North
America. This all-encompassing package contains the award-winning
standalone product, along with a wealth of previously released add-on
content at a great value price of $49.99.
Sid Meier's Civilization V Game of the Year Edition Available on September 27, 2011 (Photo: Business Wire)
Developed by Firaxis Games, Sid Meier's Civilization V was
one of the most critically acclaimed PC games of 2010 and earned
numerous awards and accolades, including BAFTA (Strategy Game of
the Year), GameSpy (PC Game of the Year, Best Strategy Game), VGChartz
(Best Strategy Game, Best Original Score, Most Innovative Game) and Electric
Playground's Reviews on the Run (Best PC Game). Now, this heralded
title will arrive in a Game of the Year Edition that
contains previously released digital content and bonus items in a single
Sid Meier's Civilization V (standalone game);
Civilization and Scenario Pack: The Mongols;
Civilization Pack: Babylon;
Cradle of Civilization Map Packs: Mesopotamia, Americas, Asia
Double Civilization and Scenario Pack: Spain and Inca;
Civilization and Scenario Pack: Polynesia;
Civilization and Scenario Pack: Denmark - The Vikings;
Explorer's Map Pack;
Sid Meier's Civilization V digital soundtrack.
About Sid Meier's Civilization V
Civilization V takes this definitive strategy game series
in new directions with the introduction of hexagonal tiles allowing for
deeper strategy, more realistic gameplay and stunning organic landscapes
for players to explore as they expand their empire. The brand new engine
delivers a spectacular visual experience that brings players closer to
the Civ world than ever, featuring fully animated leaders
interacting with players from a screen-filling diplomatic scene and
speaking in their native language for the first time. Wars between
empires feel massive, as armies dominate the landscape and combat is
more exciting and intense than ever before. The addition of ranged
bombardment allows players to fire weapons from behind the front lines,
challenging them to develop clever new strategies to guarantee victory
on the battlefield. In addition to the new gameplay features debuting in Civilization
V, an extensive suite of community, modding and
multiplayer elements are also available.
Sid Meier's Civilization V Game of the Year Edition is
rated E10+ (Everyone 10 and older) by the ESRB and will be available on
the PC on September 27, 2011 in North America for $49.99. For more
information please visit www.civilization5.com.
2K Games is a division of 2K, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive
Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).
About Firaxis Games
Firaxis Games? is one of the world's premier game development studios,
and home of legendary designer Sid Meier. Firaxis has developed some of
the most successful and award-winning computer and video games on the
market today including: Sid Meier's Civilization® Revolution?
for console, iPhone®, iPod Touch®, iPad® and Nintendo DS, 2005 PC Game
of the Year - Sid Meier's Civilization IV®, the expansions Civilization
IV: Warlords®, Civilization IV: Beyond The Sword?,
and Civilization IV: Colonization?, the blockbuster Sid
Meier's Civilization® III series, Sid Meier's Pirates!®
(PC, Xbox® and PSP®), Sid Meier's SimGolf? and Sid
Meier's Railroads!?. Firaxis legacy titles include the Sid
Meier's Civil War Series! ? (Gettysburg!, Antietam!,
and South Mountain), and the Sid Meier's Alpha
Centauri® series. In 2005, Firaxis Games was acquired by
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., joining its 2K publishing label.
The company recently released Sid Meier's Civilization® V
for the PC to great critical acclaim and has just launched Civilization
World? for Facebook.
About Take-Two Interactive Software
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global developer, marketer and publisher of interactive entertainment
software games for the PC, PlayStation®3 system and PlayStation®2
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360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Wii?, Nintendo
DS?, iPhone®, iPod® touch and iPad®. The Company publishes and develops
products through its wholly owned labels Rockstar Games and 2K, which
publishes its titles under 2K Games, 2K Sports and 2K Play. The
Company's common stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol
TTWO. For more corporate and product information please visit our
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