Sid Meier's Civilization® V for Mac Available Today
Company: Aspyr
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aspyr Media, Inc. announced today that Sid Meier’s Civilization® V for Mac is available today at retail outlets across North America and will be internationally on November 25, 2010. Released in partnership with 2K Games, a division of 2K, a wholly owned publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), Sid Meier’s Civilization V for Mac is the latest addition to the franchise that popularized the addictive "just one more turn" gameplay.

Sid Meier’s Civilization V for Mac players will enjoy the benefits of the Steamworks’ features, including auto-updating, Steam Achievements, multiplayer matchmaking and Steam Play, which allows customers who purchase the product for the Mac or Windows to play on the other platform free of charge.

Sid Meier’s Civilization V for Mac reinvigorates the classic turn-based strategy genre with an astonishing new engine built from the ground-up for this flagship edition of the Civilization franchise. Players are introduced to a heightened tactical combat system; vast, realistic landscapes to explore; deeper diplomatic interactions; and an array of expanded features that deliver a fully immersive experience providing hours of entertainment as players build and defend their empire on their quest to become the greatest ruler the world has ever known.

Sid Meier’s Civilization V is rated E10+ (Everyone 10 and older) by the ESRB. For more information or to order your copy today please visit For more information on Sid Meier’s Civilization V please visit

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About Firaxis Games
Firaxis Games™ is one of the world’s premier game development studios, and home of legendary designer Sid Meier. Firaxis has developed some of the most successful and award-winning computer and video games on the market today including: Sid Meier’s Civilization® Revolution™ for console, iPhone®, iPod Touch®, iPad® and Nintendo DS, 2005 PC Game of the Year - Sid Meier’s Civilization IV®, the expansions Civilization IV: Warlords®, Civilization IV: Beyond The Sword™, and Civilization IV: Colonization™, the blockbuster Sid Meier’s Civilization® III series, Sid Meier’s Pirates!® (PC, Xbox® and PSP®), Sid Meier’s SimGolf™ and Sid Meier’s Railroads!™. Firaxis legacy titles include the Sid Meier's Civil War Series! ™ (Gettysburg!, Antietam!, and South Mountain), and the Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri® series. In 2005, Firaxis Games was acquired by Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., joining its 2K publishing label. The company has just released Sid Meier’s Civilization® V for the PC to great critical acclaim and is currently developing Sid Meier’s Civilization® Network™ for Facebook.

About Aspyr Media
Aspyr Media, Inc. is a leading video game publisher that specializes in Mac and PC gaming. Hailing from Austin, Texas, USA, Aspyr strives relentlessly to ensure a quality experience for consumers and industry partners. Aspyr’s online digital and retail store is a leading provider of Mac and PC digital downloads. Exclusive downloadable titles and a diverse selection of boxed products make a #1 Mac gaming destination. To fall more deeply in love with Aspyr and its amazing line of products, visit and to see just how much fun you can legally have.