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

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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.

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