Sid Meier's Civilization® V

Sid Meier's Civilization® V System Requirements

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1. Become Ruler of the World by establishing and leading a civilization from the dawn of man into the space age: Wage war, conduct diplomacy, discover new technologies, go head-to-head with some of history’s greatest leaders and build the most powerful empire the world has ever known.


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Sid Meier's Civilization® V System Requirements and Specifications

Windows PC Requirements

Minimum:
  • OS: Windows® Vista SP2/ Windows® 7
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 1.8 GHz or AMD Athlon X2 64 2.0 GHz
  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Graphics:256 MB ATI HD2600 XT or better, 256 MB nVidia 7900 GS or better, or Core i3 or better integrated graphics
  • DirectX®: DirectX® version 9.0c
  • Hard Drive: 8 GB Free
  • Sound: DirectX 9.0c-compatible sound card
  • Note: Optimized for the touch-screen Ultrabook™ device

Recommended:
  • OS: Windows® Vista SP2/ Windows® 7
  • Processor: 1.8 GHz Quad Core CPU
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 512 MB ATI 4800 series or better, 512 MB nVidia 9800 series or better
  • DirectX®: DirectX® version 11
  • Hard Drive: 8 GB Free
  • Sound: DirectX 9.0c-compatible sound card
  • Note: Optimized for the touch-screen Ultrabook™ device

Macintosh Requirements

Minimum:
  • OS: 10.12 (Sierra)
    Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo (Dual-Core) CPU Speed: 2.4 GHz
    Memory: 2 GB RAM
    Hard Disk Space: 8 GB
    Video Card (ATI): Radeon HD 2600
    Video Card (NVidia): Geforce 8600
    Video Card (Intel): HD 4000
    Video Memory (VRam): 256MB

    Multiplayer: Internet (TCP/IP) and LAN (TCP/IP) play supported. Please note, it is possible for Mac and PC to become out of sync during updates. Within this short time period, Mac users will only be able to play other Mac users.
  • NOTICE:This game is not supported on volumes formatted as Mac OS Extended (Case Sensitive)
  • NOTICE: The following video chipsets are not supported for Civilization V:
    ATI Radeon X1000 series, HD 2400
    Nvidia GeForce 7000 series, 8600, 9400
    Intel GMA (950/X3100), HD 3000

    NOTICE:The Mac version is only available in English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish.

Recommended:
  • Processor: Intel Quad Core
  • Memory: 4GB
  • CPU Speed: 2.4 GHz
  • Video RAM: 1GB


Linux Requirements

Operating System: SteamOS, Ubuntu
CPU Processor: Intel Core i3, AMD A10
CPU Speed: 2.4GHz
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Hard Disk Space: 10 GB
Video Card (ATI): Radeon HD 6450
Video Card (NVidia): Geforce 640M
Video Card (Intel): Iris Pro
Video Memory (VRam): 1GB

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Don't meet the above requirements? Running on Ubuntu? That doesn't mean your configuration wont run Civ V, it just means we have not tested and vetted your configuration. Visit the Civilization V community page to share your experience with other Linux players and learn about how to send bugs to Aspyr. Your feedback will help us improve Civ V Linux and future AAA Linux releases!

NOTICE: Intel Integrated video chipsets (GMA 9XX, HD 3XXX) will not run Civilization V for SteamOS and Linux, and are unsupported.

NOTICE:The Linux version is only available in English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish.
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Can my PC Run Sid Meier's Civilization® V? How to check your PC Specifications

Find specs for all Windows versions:


    Windows 10 specs:
  • Step 1. Open Windows Explorer, locate "This PC".
  • Step 2. Right-click "This PC" icon and select the "Properties" option.

  • Windows 8 specs:
  • Processor, memory and operating system: Click the Windows Start Button » Settings Tile » PC and Devices » PC Info.
  • OR
  • Step 1. Click the Windows Start Button > search for “System” in the search bar.
  • Step 2. From the drop-down results, select and click the "System" result.
  • How to see the Graphics Card: Click the Windows Start Button » Settings Tile » Control Panel (bottom left) > Devices and Printers > Device Manager » Display Adapters. That's it.

  • Windows 7 specs:
  • Step 1. Right-click the “Computer” icon to open the menu » Select the "Properties" option.
  • This last instruction also works for Windows Vista and XP.

Recommendations: It is recommended you have double the RAM recommended by the above and Game makers above. The ROM should also be less than 5% of the Available Space on your computer or a maximum 15%.


Troubleshooting: What to do if you run into problems

If you ever run into problems playing the game or getting it to work for your PC or computer, here are some steps you can take:

  1. Contact support here >>

  2. Email support >>

  3. Visit developers site >>

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About Sid Meier's Civilization® V

The Flagship Turn-Based Strategy Game Returns

Become Ruler of the World by establishing and leading a civilization from the dawn of man into the space age: Wage war, conduct diplomacy, discover new technologies, go head-to-head with some of history’s greatest leaders and build the most powerful empire the world has ever known.

  • INVITING PRESENTATION: Jump right in and play at your own pace with an intuitive interface that eases new players into the game. Veterans will appreciate the depth, detail and control that are highlights of the series.
  • BELIEVABLE WORLD: Ultra realistic graphics showcase lush landscapes for you to explore, battle over and claim as your own.
  • COMMUNITY & MULTIPLAYER: Compete with players all over the world or locally in LAN matches, mod* the game in unprecedented ways, and install mods directly from an in-game community hub without ever leaving the game.
  • WIDE SYSTEM COMPATIBILITY: Civilization V operates on many different systems, from high end desktops to many laptops.
  • ALL NEW FEATURES: A new hex-based gameplay grid opens up exciting new combat and build strategies. City States become a new resource in your diplomatic battleground. An improved diplomacy system allows you to negotiate with fully interactive leaders.

*Modding SDK available as a free download.

Note: The Mac and Linux + SteamOS versions of Sid Meier's Civilization V are available in English, French, Italian, German and Spanish only.

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