2K Games announced the Sid Meier’s Civilization V Special Edition will be available starting September 21, 2010 alongside the standard retail edition in North America for $99.99.
In addition to a copy of the game, the following elements are included in the Civilization V Special Edition:
- 5 metal figurines based on units from Civilization V, manufactured by Reaper Miniatures
- 2-disc CD soundtrack of game score selections
- DVD “Behind-the-Scenes at Firaxis on Civilization V”
- 176-page hardcover art book
Civilization V takes this definitive strategy game series in new directions with the introduction of hexagon tiles allowing for deeper strategy, more realistic gameplay and stunning organic landscapes for players to explore as they expand their empire. The brand new engine orchestrates a spectacular visual experience that brings players closer to the Civ experience than ever, featuring fully animated leaders interacting with players from a screen-filling diplomatic scene and speaking in their native language for the first time. Wars between empires feel massive as armies dominate the landscape and combat is more exciting and intense than ever before. The addition of ranged bombardment allows players to fire weapons from behind the front lines, challenging players to develop clever new strategies to guarantee victory on the battlefield. In addition to the new gameplay features debuting in Civilization V, an extensive suite of community, modding and multiplayer elements will also make an appearance.
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