Play the award-winning experience. Expand your empire across the map, advance your culture, and compete against history’s greatest leaders to build a civilization that will stand the test of time.
S T A R T · W I T H · 2 0 · H I S T O R I C A L · L E A D E R S
Veteran players have new ways to build and tune their civilization for the greatest chance of success. New tutorial systems introduce new players to the underlying concepts so they can easily get started.
E X P A N D · W I T H · R I S E · AND · F A L L
In the Rise and Fall expansion, successful leadership of a civilization can send it into a prosperous Golden Age, but falling behind can usher in a Dark Age. Respond well to the challenges of a Dark Age, and your civilization can rise again into renewal with a Heroic Age.
Available now as In-App Purchase.
P R E P A R E · F O R · T H E · G A T H E R I N G · S T O R M
The choices you make in the Gathering Storm expansion will influence the world ecosystem and could impact the future of the entire planet. Natural disasters like floods, storms, and volcanoes can pillage or destroy your Improvements and Districts – but they may also refresh and enrich the lands after they pass.
Available now as In-App Purchase.
E X P L O R E · N E W · F R O N T I E R S
Continue your quest to build your greatest empire with the Civilization VI - New Frontier Pass, featuring eight new civilizations and nine new leaders, and a variety of new gameplay content, including six new game modes. Six DLC packs will become available on a bimonthly basis from May 2020 to March 2021 as in-app purchases
T R Y · N E W · C I V I L I Z A T I O N S · & · S C E N A R I O S
Expand your Civilization VI experience throughout world history with new challenges and leaders from Australia, Macedon, Nubia, Poland, and more in the six unique Civilization & Scenario Packs.
Available now as In-App Purchases.
If your system does not meet these minimums, Civilization VI will NOT run on your Mac.
64-bit processor and operating system
OS: 10.12.6 or later
Processor: Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz
Memory: 6 GB RAM
Graphics: 1 GB GPU Minimum - GeForce 775M | Radeon HD 6970 | Intel Iris Pro
Storage: 15 GB available space
Technical Support Notes
Civilization VI does not support hard drive volumes formatted as Mac OS Extended (CaseSensitive)
Civilization VI for the Mac App Store is currently a single player experience.
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Fixed a crash in multiplayer.
Ratings and Reviews
It’s good, but not GREAT.
I’ve played every Civ game from the beginning. This game has better potential once more DLC’s come in. Right now, I’ve really felt like overall, the game just lacks what Civ V and below have. The biggest thing is aesthetical to be honest. Everything is just super cartoonish in comparison to the other games, especially Civ V. The game also lacks it’s intuitive quickness and feel to the navigation. It’s animations are not fully realized. It also strays further from historical accuracy and attributes than the games before. I do like the additional city building options, the largest being the fact that you don’t have to build a city right next to the coast in order to benefit from creating boats. Overall though, it was kind of a let down. For us die hard Civ fans, it will probably be a dissapointment for us. If you’re just now getting into Civ, you’ll probably like it more.
Pretty good game-- just the recent update
I agree with other reviews: the graphics are indeed more cartoonish. However, the involvement of
city-states to which you can levy adds in a more exciting way to get a domination victory. The addition forces you to keep in check with neighboring city-states which could potentially turn on you if you are to lose suzerianship. Personally, after playing Civ IV and Civ V, this game has made winning more of a challenge. It makes you sit back and play more defensive because of the warmongerer penalties.
Unfortunantly, the game is a tad slow for me on my mac, even on some of the lower graphics. Then there was the recent update here a few days ago. I was so frustrated when I came home for the day, completely exhausted, and found that "Civilization VI quit unexpectedly". Every time I went to open the game, this message pops up. After two or three days, I got nervous that I'd have to delete the game and reinstall and lose all my progress. I'm still waiting for the game to fix. Otherwise, I truly enjoy the game. Me and my dad sat for hours playing a multiplayer match. Once you get the hang of the mechanics, you'll be addicted. I think that if you have a decently fast computer and as long as you are okay with a mild cartoon-y feeling, Civilization VI is a great game.
Developer Response ,
Thanks for the kind words -3
The latest version has that error fixed. Please let us know if you run into any other problems!
Solid game, great with expansions
First off, don’t believe the hype about crashes; flukes happen and it seems a few dozen vocal individuals got unlucky. I’m running a 2013 MacBook Air and haven’t experienced any problems beyond a minor annoyance (i.e. a bit of lag at first when loading a game that’s pretty far along, which is entirely expected and understandable).
I grew up playing Civ II, it was one of my favorite games. Civ IV failed to recapture the magic. I played Civ V on a console rather than a computer, and didn’t really enjoy it. Given all that, Civ VI was a wonderful breath of fresh air! I got this game right away when it came out and really enjoyed it, but before long it got pretty stale. What it was missing was scenarios—starting in the middle of a story and accomplishing certain goals against specific opponents. The same few countries always seemed to be overpowered, and gameplay got boring. Now that a bunch of expansions have come out, there is a LOT more variety, not to mention all the new scenarios that come with each one! This game is WONDERFUL!!
Developer Response ,
Glad to hear that you're having fun. Take one more turn for me! :)
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- Requires macOS 10.12.6 or later.
English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese
- Age Rating
- 12+ Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
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- In-App Purchases
- Rise and Fall Expansion $29.99
- Gathering Storm Expansion $39.99
- Vikings Scenario Pack $4.99
- Australia Civilization & Scenario Pack $4.99
- Persia and Macedon Civilization & Scenario Pack $8.99
- Poland Civilization & Scenario Pack $4.99
- Nubia Civilization & Scenario $4.99
- Khmer and Indonesia $8.99
- Maya and Gran Colombia $8.99
- Byzantium & Gaul Pack $8.99
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