dark        

I (Peter the Great) will be a great leader in Civilization VI

0

In Russia, you get led by Peter the Great

I've been playing a lot of the preview build for Civilization VI and I noticed a conspicuous lack of the Russian empire. 2K games has just revealed that the enlightened ruler will be making an appearance in the upcoming Civ, alongside the 10 rulers already announced.

The Civilization website details some of the unique buildings and units that will accompany Peter. These are important because, unlike previous Civilization games, you have to strategically place different districts around the map. You no longer get the benefit of building a city and garrisoning multiple soldiers inside it.

Take a look at this first look video that explains all of the details that are special about Peter. I like that Russia gets a bonus on tundra tiles, since I tend to find myself on one of the poles in most of my games.

As for my thoughts on the whole game so far, I greatly enjoy it. I never managed to get Civilization: Beyond Earth, but VI feels like a combination of IV and V. That may be a bit too many roman numerals to comprehend, but the game lets you micromanage on a different level while also better explaining how to accomplish the different victory paths.

I'll be sharing more details this Friday when I give an official preview. In the mean time, you can rest easy knowing that the game is pretty solid.

You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Peter Glagowski
Peter GlagowskiAssociate Editor   gamer profile

Plucked right from the DToid community (formerly KingSigy), Peter is an aspiring writer with a passion for gaming and fitness. If you can't find him in front of a game, you'll most likely find hi... more + disclosures


 


 


Also on destructoid: Civilization VI   (18)   From our database:

  • Learn everything about Civilization VI: Rise and Fall with this new trailer - Peter Glagowski
  • Civilization VI settles on iPad today at a discounted price - Brett Makedonski
  • Firaxis announces Civilization VI: Rise and Fall expansion - Peter Glagowski
  • Praise the lord! Civilization VI gets a religion update - Peter Glagowski
  • The Nubians are coming to Civilization VI - Peter Glagowski
  • Conquer the known world with Alexander the Great in Civilization VI - Peter Glagowski
  • Get a feel for Civilization VI with this 60-turn demo - Jordan Devore
  • New Civilization VI update brings Australia DLC and Steam Workshop - Peter Glagowski
  • Civilization VI (and other Civ games) get attractive pricing again - Dealzon
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #Civilization #Exclusive on Destructoid #PC #Previews #Sid Meier #Strategy games #YouTube

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


    LET'S KEEP THE COMMUNITY GREAT


    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!



     
     
  •