Civilization VI for iOS has arrived, now you can have the full Sid Meier’s Civilization experience in your pocket. Download now and play your first 60 turns for free. Purchase the full game to build an empire that stands the test of time!
Civilization VI requires iOS 11 and an iPhone 7 or 7 Plus, iPhone 8 or 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPad Air 2, iPad 2017, or any iPad Pro.
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 to build a civilization that will stand the test of time. Play as one of 20 historical leaders including Roosevelt (America) and Victoria (England).
Originally created by legendary game designer Sid Meier, Civilization is a turn-based strategy game in which you attempt to build an empire to stand the test of time by leading a civilization from the Stone Age to the Information Age. Explore a new land, research technology, conquer your enemies, and go head-to-head with history’s most renowned leaders as you attempt to build the greatest civilization the world has ever known.
Civilization VI offers new ways to engage with your world. Cities now physically expand across the map, active research in technology and culture unlocks new potential, and competing leaders will pursue their own agendas based on their historical traits as you race for one of five ways to achieve victory in the game.
See the marvels of your empire spread across the map like never before. Each city spans multiple tiles so you can custom build your cities to take full advantage of the local terrain.
Unlock boosts that speed your civilization’s progress through history. To advance more quickly, use your units to actively explore, develop your environment, and discover new cultures.
Interactions with other civilizations change over the course of the game, from primitive first interactions where conflict is a fact of life, to late game alliances and negotiations.
Expanding on the “one unit per tile” design, support units can now be embedded with other units, like anti-tank support with infantry, or a warrior with settlers. Similar units can also be combined to form powerful “Corps” units.
In addition to traditional multiplayer modes, cooperate and compete with your friends in a wide variety of situations all designed to be easily completed in a single session.
A CIV FOR ALL PLAYERS:
Civilization VI provides veteran players 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.
- Completely revamped 60-turn trial. Try any leader and any map using the Play 60 Turns Free In-app Purchase, and continue your progress by unlocking the full game.
- Added support for latest iPhones and iPads.
- Minor bug fixes and UI tweeks.
Ratings and Reviews
Perfect Game to Port For IPad
I was very skeptical about this release, especially after the “revolution” attempts. I was expecting a watered down experience from the PC game. However the only difference in this IPad version and the PC/MAC version is quality of graphics. Seriously, that’s it. Every feature is identical. And you will quickly come to have blinders on to this singular defect as you delve into games intricacies. Now there is a downside to the game that is simply the fault of the device you’re playing it on. The technical limitations of my IPad Pro compared to my heavily modded PC does show in games with Standard map size, 7+ other civilizations, and an assortment of City-States. I found the game to get bogged down in the time waiting between turns with those aforementioned settings by turn 200. While I would love to play on the Earth map, it simply isn’t worth waiting 5-10 minutes per turn in the end game. I found that Tiny map, 3 AI players, and no city states are the settings in which the game can be enjoyed to the fullest. Also, the game has support for mods, as seen in the menu, but I have yet to find a way to actually get them on the IPad. I’m also eagerly awaiting the IOS release of the Rise & Fall expansion.
With all this said, get the game for free and try the 60 turn limit trial before deciding if the somewhat steep price of $60 is worth it to you. As a Civ fanatic, it certainly was worth it to me.
Developer Response ,
Thank you for the kind words!
A true full blown desktop computer game for a phone.
This game does not deserve some of the bad credit posted for this app. I have played this game successfully on an iPhone 6s with very little problems for over a month now. I must say when you plan on playing this on your phone, first make sure your phone has the CPU power to handle this game. Second, you better have a backup battery, or play while connected to power, since the game is so massive and intricate, that it puts your CPU to the test, and therefore drains your battery faster than anything. This to no discredit of the game, it merely tells you how good the game actually is. At first I played a few games to get the hang of it, since there is so much detail, that it is to much to learn by the tutorial alone. This game is truly a masterpiece, and can compete with its desktop version bar none. I bought this game for $20 (USD), and got a bunch of add ones for free. I have played the game this far on mini, small and standard map size without a problem, and having to wait a long time (incl city states as players). For a phone this is an awesome game. Try the 60 days, and you will see, you have nothing to lose.
If you know Civ games you know this
This is the full game of civilization 6 as you would play it on Mac or pc (without the expansions). I bought it for the $30 price (before Jan 2018) and if you are thinking it sounds like a steep price for an iPad game, just remember you’re getting a full game that’s also at least at time of release $60. I’ve always loved the civ games as to me it’s one of those games you can relax really relax with. But I don’t like playing games on my Mac and always thought games like this would be perfect on an iPad with touch screen and voila they did it and it works wonderfully with touch gestures. Love I can chill on the couch with my iPad with this game. Graphics are great, haven’t played on Mac but from what I hear it looks liked if you put it on low setting. It has only crashed on me twice (it auto saves every turn) so no lost game time. I will say I’m playing on iPad Pro and it runs perfect. I really hope this will be the forefront for more big games to start develop on iPad, games like Cities Skylines would be perfect too.
Bottom line I’m impressed and not regretting coughing up $30 for this games as I’ve already put in countless of hours and many more to come.
In-App PurchasesSee All
- Aspyr Media (iDP)
- 3.4 GB
Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese
- Age Rating
- Rated 12+ for the following:
- Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
- Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
- © Aspyr 2018
- In-App Purchases
- Civilization VI Full Game $14.99
- Play 60 Turns Free Free
- Multiplayer Compatibility Pack Free
Challenge friends and check leaderboards and achievements.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.