Civilization: Beyond Earth gets Rising Tide expansion this Autumn

Civilization: Beyond Earth will get its first expansion this autumn, 2K Games and Firaxis has announced. The expansion, Rising Tide, will cost £19.99 and introduce new features and playable factions to the game.

Rising Tide will introduce ‘aquatic gameplay’ to the game which allows players to explore and colonize the oceans and battle against its alien inhabitants. The expansion will also give the player four new factions to choose from along with an improved diplomacy system.

“Rising Tide builds upon the lore of Beyond Earth, breaking away the historical boundaries of the original franchise and furthering mankind’s search for a new home in outer space,” said Sid Meier, director of creative development at Firaxis Games. “Whether colonizing the planet’s oceans, acquiring new Affinities or meeting exotic new leaders, aliens and units for the first time, Rising Tide offers more ways for players to write their own stories on a new world.”

Here are some of the new features you can expect in Rising Tide:

  • Building floating settlements and accessing natural resources hidden beneath the seas of the alien planet, while alien beasts with unique abilities inhabit the water and challenge players in distinctive ways;
  • Shaping the diplomatic landscape by upgrading traits, changing diplomatic relationships, and leveraging the benefits of your allies, all with political capital;
  • Unlocking a dynamic set of Diplomatic Traits while activating different combinations in response to the changing world;
  • Playing as one of four new factions, including the Al Falah, a group of nomad explorers descended from wealthy and resilient Middle Eastern states;
  • Investing in multiple Affinities to unlock hybrid Affinity units and upgrades for the first time;
  • Collecting and combining alien relics via a new Artifact System that unlocks powerful benefits;
  • Exploring one of two new biomes, Primordial world, an untamed biome rife with volcanic activity and indicative of a chaotic landscape still forming in the new world.

Source: 2K Games

Related posts

Little Nightmares II Review

Adam Conner

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury Review

Jes Taylor

Retro Respawn – WWF SmackDown! 2: Know Your Role

Michael Fitzgerald

Watch Dogs: Legion Online Mode Release Date Revealed and Post-Launch Plans Detailed

Ian Cooper

I-No is the 15th and Final Character in the Guilty Gear -Strive- Roster

Ian Cooper

Ubisoft Outlines the Future of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege

Ian Cooper