VIDEO | PC Friday, August 14, 2015 | 2:43 PM

Civ BE: Rising Tide shows Diplomacy

Civ BE: Rising Tide shows Diplomacy

Here's a new gameplay video of Rising Tide, the upcoming expansion for Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth. It deals with the enhanced diplmoacy system and the new ways to build relationships. We've also added the first featurette from last month which shows how to colonise the ocean. The addon is coming on October 9.

Featurette 1 – Colonise the Ocean
Featurette 2 – A New Diplomatic Landscape

All comments

Commented on 2015-08-15 07:32:43
I hope this game ends up being more interesting after a couple of expansions.
Commented on 2015-08-15 08:01:33 In reply to MordeaniisChaos
Posted by MordeaniisChaos
I hope this game ends up being more interesting after a couple of expansions.
Yeah.. have to agree. It's tough to go back to at this point. If I want Civ I'm more likely to play Civ V because it's a much better game nowadays. But maybe after this expansion (and future expansions.. Civ V got a ton of support) I'll go back to it. It's not a bad game at all.. I just prefer Civ V.

And the core game is free to play for the weekend on Steam by the way.
Commented on 2015-08-16 04:43:35
I'm hoping that this raises the level of play as well because Civ:BE didn't turn out to be the experience that I was looking for. It has none of the depth or the narrative of Alpha Centauri. It doesn't even try to be a fair spiritual successor to it either.

And I really wish that Firaxis had found a way to merge BE and Starships together. Because separately they both seem like unfinished concepts.

It's a shame too because the music and sound of this game coming out of my desktop's soundbar is beautiful.

About the game


What's up?
  • nostradamus
    nostradamus hard mode in Dad of War is pretty fun. (3 Hours ago)
  • Melmoth
    Melmoth @docLEXfisti: Nice. Pimpin' with ambilight :D. What did you upgrade from? (5 Hours ago)
  • KORNdog
    KORNdog @jmd749: how much did you pay? I got it for £25 day of release? I can live with a £5 reduction after a month. (8 Hours ago)
  • jmd749
    jmd749 But I defo don't regret the time i've had it with it so far. :P I guess now's a good time for those that were on the fence to get it, Almost finished Plat'n it. :) (8 Hours ago)
  • jmd749
    jmd749 Astro Bot is now £19.99, I should have waited ffs. [url] (8 Hours ago)
  • KORNdog
    KORNdog Yeah. DF determined cranking up the HDR to max effectively gives you results the same as not having it on at all. Which is hilarious. Lol (8 Hours ago)
  • jmd749
    jmd749 @docLEXfisti: Very nice, the Best HDR gaming i've experienced on my OLED is with sony's 1st party games like GOW, HZD, GTSport etc. RDR2 looks gorgeous in SDR mode because it's not a true HDR game. (9 Hours ago)
PreviousNext
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood GSY is getting some nice content at 3 pm CEST with our July podcast and some videos of the Deus Ex Mankind Divided preview build. :) (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood For once we'll be live at 4:30 pm CEST. Blim should not even be tired! (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood More Quantum Break coverage coming in a few hours, 9:00 a.m CEST. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood We'll have a full review up for Firewatch at 7 pm CET. Videos will only be tomorrow though. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Tonight's livestream will be at 9:15 GMT+1, not GMT+2 as first stated. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood New GSY Live dedicated this time to Just Cause 3 on Tuesday 9:30 GMT+2 (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Join us tomorrow at 10 pm GMT+2 for a new livestream. We'll be playing Rise of the Tomb Raider. (> 3 Months ago)
PreviousNext
Top stories