• Sid Meier's Civilization VI
    Sid Meier's Civilization VI
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  • Enter the Firaxis Store Giveaway!

    Back in July we were excited to open the Firaxis Store where fans could buy exclusive XCOM, Civilization, and merchandise from our games. We’re even more excited today to announce the Firaxis Store Giveaway! Fans will have the opportunity to win a HUGE assortment of Firaxis goodies simply by going to ouRead More

  • Check out the Firaxis Store for Exclusive Items

    The XCOM 2 Studio Gift Pack is only around for a limited time!We’re happy to announce that a new store dedicated to Firaxis Games has opened shop. You can head on over to the Firaxis Store right now and peruse the wares! To celebrate this occasion, we’ve produced a very limited quantity of the Read More

  • Sid Meier Demos Starships at PAX South

    On January 24th, Sid Meier took the stage at the first ever PAX South with Civilization: Beyond Earth Lead Designers, Will Miller and David McDonough. They discussed Sid’s new game Starships and its connection with Beyond Earth. At the end of the panel, Sid gave a demo of his explosive new adventure-driven strateRead More

  • Do you ever move your settler?

    Does moving your first Settler ruin your chance to win a game of Civ? Read about how the team answered the question in the Escapist, and in our latest Dev Blog!​Read More

  • XCOM: Enemy Within wins DICE Award for Best Strategy Game

    ​XCOM Enemy Within was the winner of the 2014 DICE Award for Best Strategy/Simulation Game! Lead Designer Ananda Gupta accepted the award on behalf of the team. Civilization V: Brave New World was also nominated in the category of Best Strategy Game. Congratulations to both teams!Read More

  • Firaxis Game Jam

    Wed Jan 14, 2015By Site Administrator

    A tradition at the studio you may not be aware of is the Firaxis Game Jam. This is where our devs get together and make a game over the span of a weekend. This year a total of 13 Firaxians made up seven teams. Sleep was lost. New ideas were born. Seven cool games were made.  T...Read More

  • Mantle Multi-GPU for Civilization: Beyond Earth

    Fri Oct 24, 2014By Site Administrator

    Written by John Kloetzli One of the less publicized advantages of AMD’s Mantle API is how it exposes explicit control over all GPUs in a machine to the game developer. This affects customers who physically link two GPUs, using technologies like AMD Crossfire, as well as the high-end graphics cards that contain...Read More

  • Favorite Moments from our First E3

    Mon Jun 30, 2014By Site Administrator

    The Civilization series is one steeped in tradition. Each game and expansion is based on iterating on and refining gameplay – focusing on the fun aspects of the previous entry as well as adding new systems, features and gameplay twists. Civilization: Beyond Earth follows in these footsteps and introduc...Read More

  • Why We Went With Mantle

    Mon Apr 28, 2014By Site Administrator

    Civilization graphic engineers Josh Barczak and John Kloetzli introduce AMD’s Mantle API, and explain why Firaxis is supporting Mantle with Civilization: Beyond Earth. 0.  What is Mantle?A “Graphics API” (Application Programming Interface) is a protocol that rendering engines use to send comma...Read More

  • Do you ever move your settler?

    Fri Feb 28, 2014By Site Administrator

    An average game of Civilization V lasts for hundreds of turns. Starting from a single settler, a player builds his first city, before spreading his nation over the landscape. By the end of the game, the player’s civilization spans continents, oozes culture, peels back the hidden secrets of nature, conquers all, and b...Read More

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Sid Meier’s Civilization VI

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI

Civilization VI offers new ways to interact with your world, expand your empire across the map, advance your culture, and compete against history’s greatest leaders.