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Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Aspyr Releases Civ V Updates, 2 New DLC Packs
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

Aspyr Media has released a new patch for Sid Meier's Civilization V. introduces a variety of new bug fixes and updates to the game. Aspyr has also announced the release of two new DLC packs: Civilization and Scenario Pack - Denmark and the Vikings and the Explorer's Map Pack.

The fifth edtion of the world building strategy series includes a redesigned game engine, new combat system, improved visuals, and the addition of ranged bombardment.

Civilization and Scenario Pack: Denmark and the Vikings - The Denmark Civilization and Scenario Pack brings you both the Denmark Civilization and the new Scenario, 1066: Year of Viking Destiny, to further enhance your Civilization V experience. Rule the world as Harald Bluetooth, with your powerful Berserker warriors and Ski Infantry!

In 1066: Year of Viking Destiny, the throne of England is up for grabs. Take the role of one of four leaders and seize control of the British Isles! Special rules for the scenario ensure that the only way to win is by the cunning use of force. Can you complete the Domesday Book and secure legal rule before your rivals? Use unique units for each faction in the scenario to claim the throne and stand the test of time!

Harald Bluetooth (920 – 986 AD) was King of Denmark for nearly 30 years. During his reign, he united the earls of Denmark and Norway and defended his people from invasion from Sweden and Germany. Today he is viewed as a just and wise king of Denmark.

Explorer’s Map Pack - Ten fantastic single-player maps make up this Civilization V DLC pack designed by Firaxis Games. Five of the maps are based on real-world locations, chosen for their historical interest and gameplay possibilities. The remaining five are scripted map environments. These maps will change from game to game, but will focus on an exciting gameplay theme. From the arid Sandstorm to the lush Amazon, and from the Caribbean to the Bering Strait, these maps will give skillful Civilization V players new lands to conquer!

Patch - The latest patch ( is also now available and should automatically download and install through Steam. The patch brings some changes to the AI, gameplay, and UI, as well as fixes some crashing issues.

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