Lead your people to a new frontier!
Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth is a new science-fiction-themed entry into the award-winning Civilization series. Set in the future, global events have destabilized the world leading to a collapse of modern society, a new world order and an uncertain future for humanity. As the human race struggles to recover, the re-developed nations focus their resources on deep space travel to chart a new beginning for mankind.
As part of an expedition sent to find a home beyond Earth, you will write the next chapter for humanity as you lead your people into a new frontier and create a new civilization in space. Explore and colonize an alien planet, research new technologies, amass mighty armies, build incredible Wonders and shape the face of your new world. As you embark on your journey you must make critical decisions. From your choice of sponsor and the make-up of your colony, to the ultimate path you choose for your civilization, every decision opens up new possibilities.
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IMPORTANT NOTICE: Currently, Civilization: Beyond Earth for the Mac App Store is currently a single player experience.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Civilization: Beyond Earth does not utilize Steam for encryption and will not work with Steam Beyond Earth DLC.
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In order to run the game with satisfactory performance, your Mac must meet these minimum system requirements: 2.2 GHz CPU Speed | 4 GB RAM | 8 GB free disk space | (ATI): Radeon HD 4850; (NVidia): GeForce 640M | (Intel): HD 4000 | 512 MB VRam
NOTICE: The following video chipsets are unsupported for Civilization: Beyond Earth
• ATI Radeon X1000 series, HD 2400, 2600, 3870, 4670, 5770, 5870, 6490, 6630, 7950
• NVIDIA GeForce 7000 series, 8600, 8800, 9400, 9600, 320, 330, GT 120
• Intel GMA series, HD 3000
NOTICE: This game is not supported on volumes formatted as Mac OS Extended (CaseSensitive)
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If you played Alpha Centauri, you’ll like this game (but it crashes)
After about 40 hours of gameplay, I have finally decided to write a review. This game plays just like any Civ patform, but it reminds me of how much fun I had playing Alpha Centauri (but this version is FAR more complex). I am absolutely frustrated with the Tech Tree view (non-scalable) IE you cannot get a “big picture” of the entire tree. Also, if you want to save yourself some frustration in gameplay, take your time and study the factions and become familiar with the units, resources, and technologies. All of the other variables (diplomacy, battle mode etc) will be similar to previous Civ engines. I do have to admit, this game has crashed on me several times LATE in the game! I modified my autosave to save after each turn (and I manually save after a significant event). I would have rated this game 4 stars if it wouldn’t crash so often.
Lots of fun. An interesting game with nice eye candy.
I purchased this game because I am a player of the original DOS based version called Alpha Centauri. I wasn’t disappointed. I also purchased the Rising Tide and map set adding to this game, they definitely make it better. The only thing I miss about the old Alpha Centauri game is the cool video clips, artwork and animations when completing technology research. In this game a quote appears and is spoken when you achieve new tech. For some reason, this game reminds me of the holographic chess game played by R2D2 and Chewbacca in the original Star Wars movie, the athestic is very similar which is cool. A couple of years later I’m still playing this game wheen I have the time for it. I always have one or two games saved that I can go back to at my convenience.
There is a bug I’ve recently encountered: late in the game when I try launching a Phasal Transporter over an annexed city the game crashes (tried it several times.) Maybe once the city is out of the civil unrest phase I will then be able to place the phasal transporter over it.
Come out with an upgrade to this game!
We want our money back!
This is the worst game humanly possible. I now look back at the fact that I made this purchase and I am appalled. Their are so many things wrong with this game that I do not have enough space to list them all. First I hate how they made up all the quotes, yeah I get it that this is in the future but they could at least include some actual quotes. I also hate the whole idea of Miasma because it is just plain dumb and a easy way to kill units. As for the alien lifeforms, you cannot make up biology they need plants and with plants comes sunlight, it is entirely dark and it is depressing. also when their is an undiscovered land it is a black hexagon representing it, I prefered it when their were clouds and the world looked alive, you need rain for plants in most cases. The concept is also bad because we cannot relate to the civilizations because they are made up. They at least could have thrown in countries like the U.S, Britain, China, Russia, Japan, etc instead of the organizations that they made up. Also if they had a global intiative to save the human race I’m pretty sure that they wouldn’t be competing and going to war. In fact I deleted this game after an hour or 2 of playing it because it is just a waste of my precious disk space and I asked for my money back. Please do your self a favor and do not buy this game.
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- Requires macOS 10.10 or later.
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- Age Rating
- 12+ Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
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- In-App Purchases
- Exoplanets Map Pack $2.99
- Rising Tide $29.99
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