Civilization 7 (VII) Release Date, Game Tips & Strategy Guide

Word on the Street (or more, accurately, on the Web) is that Civ 7 will be released the Friday of this upcoming (2021) Memorial Day weekend, though that word can only be found on one page of one site which could’ve been written by anyone.

By all means, my fellow Civilization fans keep me posted with updates in the Comments section below. Thanks!

For what it’s worth, a release date sometime in 2021 for an update of Civ 6 would make sense. Three out of the five new Civilization releases have been five years after the last edition of the game, and five years after 2016 puts a five-year development trajectory squarely in 2021. Also, two major expansion packs have followed every edition of the Civilization franchise since Civilization II, so, with the release in recent years of Rise and Fall and Gathering Storm, it’s inevitable that a completely new edition of the game is just around the corner (or so we hope with a very educated guess).

  1. Civilization Release Date > September 1991
  2. Civilization II Release Date > February 1996 (5 years)
    1. Civilization II: Conflicts in Civilization Expansion Pack > November 1996
    2. Civ II: Fantastic Worlds Expansion Pack > 1997 [“Civ” due to legal dispute]
  3. Civilization III Release Date > October 2001 (5 years)
    1. Civilization III: Play the World Expansion Pack > October 2002
    2. Civilization III: Conquests Expansion Pack > November 2003
  4. Civilization IV Release Date > October 2005 (4 years)
    1. Civilization IV: Warlords Expansion Pack > July 2006
    2. Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword Expansion Pack > July 2007
  5. Civilization V Release Date > September 2010 (5 years)
    1. Civilization V: Gods & Kings Expansion Pack > June 2012
    2. Civilization V: Brave New World Expansion Pack > July 2013
  6. Civilization VI Release Date > October 2016 (6 years)
    1. Civilization VI: Rise and Fall Expansion Pack > February 2018
    2. Civilization VI: Gathering Storm Expansion Pack > February 2019
  7. Civilization VII Release Date > ??

Sources:

  1. https://civilization.fandom.com/wiki/Civ_II:_Fantastic_Worlds
  2. https://fantendo.fandom.com/wiki/Civilization_VII
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civilization_(series)
  4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civilization_II
  5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civilization_II:_Conflicts_in_Civilization
  6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civilization_III
  7. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civilization_III:_Play_the_World
  8. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civilization_III:_Conquests
  9. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civilization_IV
  10. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civilization_IV:_Warlords
  11. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civilization_IV:_Beyond_the_Sword
  12. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civilization_V
  13. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civilization_V:Gods%26_Kings
  14. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civilization_V:_Brave_New_World
  15. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civilization_VI

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