Rule throughout time and create your own legacy as you guide your civilization from the dawn of man through the space age and beyond.Implement new technologies,conduct diplomacy or wage war to grow your society and become the most powerful leader the world has ever known.


· 3D Living World
· Detailed environments where animals roam and smoke billows from small huts, set in a vibrant and colorful world.
· Overhauled Interface
· RTS style, intuitive interface allows you to manipulate units and cities with greater control and faster speed.
· Multiplayer
· Built from the ground up for multiplayer with Era Starts, variable game speeds, hot join, team play and a bevy of connectivity options: Internet, LAN, Play by Email (PBEM), hot seat and more. The best multiplayer Civ experience ever developed means hundreds of hours of gameplay for you and leaders across the world.
· Customization
· An unprecedented level of modding power allows you to customize the units, environments and gameplay to meet your vision, including: a WorldBuilder editor, XML and Python scripting language editing.

What's New:

· Better performance on certain Macs (particularly G5's) that exhibited excessive CPU use in the original release. The game should no longer run dual CPU's to 100% capacity.
· Fixed numerous sounds issues including missing sounds, stuttering, 3D sound positioning, and movie soundtracks.
· Fixed globe graphical corruption at Low quality setting.
· Fixed bugs exposed by having the "Big Blue Marble" mod installed in CustomAssets.


· Operating System: Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later
· CPU Processor: PowerPC G5 or Intel chipset
· CPU Speed: 1.8 GHz or faster
· Memory: 512 MB or higher
· Hard Disk Space: 3.5 GB free disk space
· Video Card (ATI): Radeon 9600 or better
· Video Card (NVidia): GeForce FX 5200 or better
· Video Memory (VRam): 64 MB or higher
· Multiplayer: Internet (TCP/IP) and LAN (TCP/IP) play supported. Internet play requires broadband connection.
· Media Required: DVD Drive

*Supported Video cards: NVIDIA GeForce 5200, 6600, 6800, 7800 ATI Radeon 9600, 9650, 9700, 9800, X600, X800, X850, X1600

Recommended System Requirements:
· Operating System: Mac OS X 10.4.6 or later
· CPU Processor: PowerPC G5 or Intel chipset
· CPU Speed: 2.0 GHz or faster
· Video RAM: 128 MB.