Published on November 16th, 2022 | by Adrian Gunning

Civilization VI: Leader Pass Introduces 18 New Leader Selections

Today, 2K announced Civilization VI: Leader Pass, a new season pass that adds 18 new playable leader selections to Civilization VI, offering players more ways to rule in the critically-acclaimed strategy game1. Leader Pass content will be delivered via six DLC packs scheduled for release from November 21, 2022 through March 20232 on Windows PC via Steam and Epic, MacOS via Steam and the Mac App Store, and iOS via the App Store. The first DLC, Great Negotiators Pack, will be scheduled to release next week on November 21, 2022.

Civilization VI: Leader Pass challenges players to break out of their comfort zones with new approaches to diplomacy, war, expansion and more, featuring 12 leaders brand new to Civilization VI and 6 new takes on existing Civilization leaders. Each leader arrives with a suite of surprising new or updated abilities alongside inventive agendas that’ll change the way you play over five exciting months of world domination.

The Civilization VI: Leader Pass bundles the following packs with more information on each leader’s abilities coming closer to release:

  • Great Negotiators Pack (Pack #1): Coming November 21, 2022; test your diplomacy skills with the Great Negotiators Pack, including Abraham Lincoln (United States), Queen Nzinga Mbande (Kongo), and Sultan Saladin (Arabia);
  • Great Commanders Pack (Pack #2): Lead your troops to victory with the Great Commanders Pack, including Tokugawa (Japan), Nader Shah (Persia)3, and Suleiman the Magnificent (Ottoman Empire)4;
  • Rulers of China Pack (Pack #3): Establish some new dynasties with the Rulers of China Pack, including Yongle, Qin Shi Huang the Unifier, and Wu Zetian;
  • Rulers of the Sahara Pack (Pack #4): Revisit the cradle of humanity with the Rulers of the Sahara Pack, including Ramses (Egypt), Ptolemaic Cleopatra (Egypt), King Sundiata Keita (Mali)4;
  • Great Builders Pack (Pack #5): Rebuild the world better than ever with the Great Builders Pack, including Theodora (Byzantines)5, Sejong (Korea)6, and Ludwig II (Germany);
  • Ruler of England Pack (Pack #6): Fill out your growing collection of monarchs with the Rulers of England Pack, including Elizabeth I (England), Varangian Harald Hardrada (Norway), and Victoria – Age of Steam (England).

For new and existing Civilization VI Anthology owners on Steam for Windows PC/Mac and Epic Games Store for Windows PC, Civilization VI: Leader Pass is included at no extra cost. Civilization VI: Leader Pass will also be available for individual purchase on Steam, Epic Games Store, Mac App Store and iOS.


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About the Author'

Adrian lives in Melbourne Australia and has a huge passion for gaming, technology and pop culture. He recently finished his a Bachelor of Journalism and is currently focusing on games journalism. When not writing and playing video games, Adrian can be found in Comics 'R' Us debating the pros of the DC Universe and cons of the Marvel Universe.

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