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.

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.

What’s New

Version 1.0.6

- 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

3.3 out of 5
4.9K Ratings
4.9K Ratings

Editors’ Notes

When you least expect it you'll have spent hours on this classic.

Roflsauruswrecks ,

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.

Tsunkailurk ,

IPAD crashes the party

The game is very good, a little confusing with poorly explained features. The tutorial did a good job on basics it is just there is so intricate game system that it just scratches surface. Add in that some concepts in game are not explained in civilopedia. But that is what net is for right?

Now the bad news is you can’t finish the game. .... That’s right you can lose early but winning is pretty hard if the game crashes every turn after turn 200. You are less than half way thru the game and to continue you are forced to save after every move and I mean every thing. Want to open a city better save. Want to move a unit better save. Want to make a diplomatic deal better save. And god forbid you want to end your turn better save. Cause your game is going to crash. This ruins game experience. I can’t immerse my self if I am constantly loading the game. I use a iPad that was listed as one of operating systems. Until this is fixed I can not recommend buying the game or any off the add on packs. Ohh and by the way I must be a sucker cause I keep playing but the game now can crash if you try to open any menu so if you want to save the game better save the game.....

Ps. I noticed Aspyr claiming they can’t recreate the crash but I see hundreds of reviews complaint about it? End of story game is broken now and until it is made playable DO NOT BUY. Strange to note that none of these problems happen in first 60 turns cause we can’t ruin the bait, right?

Editors’ Notes

When you least expect it you'll have spent hours on this classic.

In-App Purchases

Civilization VI Full Game
Includes full base set of Leaders & Features
Vikings Pack
Vikings Scenario Pack
Poland Pack
Poland Civilization & Scenario Pack
Australia Pack
Australia Civilization & Scenario Pack.
Persia and Macedon Pack
Persia & Macedon Civilizations and Scenarios
Nubia Pack
Nubia Civilization & Scenario Pack


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
  1. Play 60 Turns Free Free
  2. Civilization VI Full Game $19.99
  3. Multiplayer Compatibility Pack Free


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