New York, NY, June 6, 2013 Ė 2K and Firaxis Games announced today that Sid Meier's Civilizationģ V is free to play on Steam starting today at 10:00AM PDT until Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 1:00PM PDT. In addition, as part of the celebration of the upcoming release of the second massive expansion pack, Sid Meierís Civilization V: Brave New World, the entire Civilization V franchise* will be 75% off from participating digital partners** starting today at 10:00AM PDT until Monday, June 10, 2013 at 10:00AM PDT. Players who participate in the free to play weekend on Steam will have until 10:00AM PDT on Monday, June 10, 2013 to purchase Civilization V at 75% off and keep their progress of the game intact.
Additionally, Sid Meierís Civilization V: Brave New World can be pre-ordered starting today at 10:00AM PDT. By pre-ordering Brave New World from participating digital partners** before the gameís release on July 9, 2013 in North America and July 12, 2013 internationally, fans will receive 10% off on their purchase of the title.
Sid Meierís Civilization V and Sid Meierís Civilization V: Brave New World are rated E10+ (Everyone 10 and older) by the ESRB. Sid Meierís Civilization V: Brave New World will be available on July 9, 2013 in North America and July 12, 2013 internationally. For the latest news, information, downloads and a look at the upcoming expansion pack Sid Meierís Civilization V: Brave New World, please visit www.civilization.com and become a fan on Facebook.
*Civilization V franchise items on sale include Civilization V, Civilization V Gold, Civilization V: Gods & Kings and all Civilization V downloadable content.
**Digital partners include Steam, Amazon.com, GameStop.com, Gamefly and Newegg.com.
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