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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Minor bug fixes
Ratings and Reviews
Why this game is the way it is
Its quite apparent from the other reviews that many of these people have not played SM Alpha Centauri and Alien Crossfire. This version integrates and modernizes that game.
Many of the features are exactly the same as Civilzation V. That seems a bit lazy on the developers part. The tech web is interesting, and again makes sense to those that have played Alpha Centauri and Alien Crossfire.
I was a fan of the old series and was wondering how it would be revived. Its done nicely, in my opinion. I have not yet pleyed the expansion; I look forward to doing so.
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.
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Long term play for me
I absolutely love this game. The game does have a steep learning curve I agree. But that’s why l liked it. It was challenging to figure out the “New Frontier”.. I just ended up modifying my stradegy. I admit before the last expansion, which is a must, it kinda sucked. Dark and depressing, but the expansion lightened everything up with variety. Also, Who wants to play the same game remade year after year with new editions? I think the complaints are from people who didn’t really “get it” which is cool. I especially loved this game after “Rising Tide” expansion. Way cooler after that. I’ve been playing civ games since they came out and enjoyed the variation. If you are a peacful person then turn off the Domination victory. It chills everyone out. If you like it rough then turn every other victory off but Domination haha! You can call me a moron all ya want but I’ve already enjoyed the exsistance of this game and plan on it for years to come.
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- 5.8 GB
- Requires macOS 10.10 or later.
English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese
- Age Rating
- 12+ Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
- © 2017 Aspyr Media
- In-App Purchases
- Exoplanets Map Pack $2.99
- Rising Tide $29.99
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.