Published on September 25th, 2020 | by Alex Novus

Civilization VI Byzantium & Gaul Pack Available Today

The third DLC pack in the Civilization VI – New Frontier Pass, the Byzantium & Gaul Pack, is now available on Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch, Windows PC, Mac and Linux! Below are the key features:

  • New Leader: Basil II of Byzantium
    • Includes unique Dromon Ship and Tagma units, unique Hippodrome district, Taxis civilization ability and Porphyrogénnētos leader ability
  • New Leader: Ambiorix of Gaul
    • Includes unique Gaesatae unit, unique Oppidum district, Hallstatt Culture civilization ability and King of the Eburones leader ability
  • New Optional Game Mode: Dramatic Ages (requires Rise and Fall or Gathering Storm expansions to play)
    • Civilizations always enter Golden or Dark Ages every era that feature more potent bonuses and penalties.
    • Instead of Dedications, players will gain access to powerful new Social Policies like Golden Policies and updated Dark Policies that offer more flexibility and power.
    • Dark Ages in particular are more dangerous than ever, as players in Dark Ages will have a portion of their empire immediately fall into Free Cities, and Free Cities can exert pressure on other cities.
  • New World Wonders: Biosphere, Statue of Zeus
  • New Map Script: Highlands

The Byzantium & Gaul Pack is the third of several bimonthly DLCs coming to Civilization VI as part of the Civilization VI – New Frontier Pass, which brings eight new civilizations, nine new leaders, six new game modes and more to the critically-acclaimed strategy game. The Civilization VI – New Frontier Pass is priced at $59.95; the Byzantium & Gaul is available for individual purchase at $13.45.

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