Gathering Storm releases with full support in Linux, Mac and Windows games. Thanks to the hard work and effort of Aspyr Media. Who are working to secure full platform support. Ringing in Firaxis games second expansion. Which includes a lot more content for Civilization VI. Available on both Steam and Humble Store.
While emailing Aspry for the past couple of days. Since Civilization VI has been free to play for 2 days. The developer has issued even more news. Both in email and now with an official update.
Gathering Storm launches with full support for Civilization VI. This is the games second expansion. Which releases on Linux, Mac and Windows. Kind of a Valentines Gift from Aspyr Media.
Also, Civilization VI: Gathering Storm changes the game. Such as advanced tech and engineering projects. Also the fan favorite World Congress. While introducing a living world ecosystem. One that showcases natural events too. Since these can refine or challenge your growing empire.
With the Civilization VI: Gathering Storm comes a lot of additions. Since the expansion adds eight new civilizations. Also nine new leaders and seven new World Wonders. As well as a variety of new units and districts. Including buildings and improvements. Check out out the announcement trailer below.
Civilization VI: Gathering Storm Mac and Linux Trailer
A breakdown of the new civilizations and leaders for Civilization VI: Gathering Storm.
- Environmental Effects
Volcanoes, storms (blizzards, sand storms, tornados, hurricanes). Also climate change, floods and droughts.
- Power and Consumable Resources
Critical resources play a bigger role in Gathering Storm. These resources are now used in power plants. Since they generate electricity for your cities. Initially you’ll be powering your most leading buildings. As you burn carbon based resources like Coal and Oil.
Renewable energy sources also unlock as you progress. Working your way up to current-day tech. So choices about resource usage will affect the world’s temperature. Since this will cause melting ice caps. And rising sea levels.
- Engineering Projects
Shape the world around your empire. Overcome bad land conditions by making improvements. Such as canals, dams, tunnels and railroads. So when you are settling cities. Consider the flood risk to coastal lowland areas. But also keep in mind that in the late-game. New tech like Flood Barriers can be used. Protecting these tiles.
Congress and Tech:
- World Congress
Make your voice heard among the other leaders of the world. Earn strategic flavor through accords in Gathering Storm. Affecting city states, competing in World Games, and more. Use strategic flavor to gain promises from other leaders. While you vote on decisions and call a Special Session. Address an emergency and increase the weight of your votes. All in your quest to achieve the new Diplomatic Victory.
- 21st Century Technologies and Civics
So a new era adds to the Tech and Civics trees. Addressing new natural effects with speculative ideas. Such as relocating your people. And also developing tech to recover carbon emissions.
- New Leaders and Civs
Nine new leaders from eight new civilizations are introduced. Since each brings unique bonuses and gameplay. As well as a total of nine unique units and four unique buildings. Including three rare changes. Two different districts and one unique governor.
So now you have a highlight of Civilization VI: Gathering Storm. This second expansion releases, priced at $39.99 USD. Available on both Steam and Humble Store. With full support for Linux, Mac and Windows.