Civilization V Is Now Available For Linux, SteamOS
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming on 10 June 2014 at 01:35 PM EDT. 61 Comments
The latest AAA game shipping for Linux is... Civilization V!

Sid Meier's Civilization V was announced today by Aspyr Media for Linux and SteamOS. The release targets SteamOS on current-gen hardware and is supporting Ubuntu 14.04. Future Civilization V Linux updates will expand the range of supported graphics cards.

This very exciting announcement can be found at This milestone comes after reporting in October Civ V should be coming to Linux and confirmation of Civilization: Beyond Earth coming to Linux.

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