Firaxis, makers of Civilization VI, has just announced a brand new expansion for the turn-based strategy game called Red Death. Surprisingly, Civilization VI: Red Death is a multiplayer mode where up to 12 players compete in a free-for-all battle to escape a dying planet that is engulfed in a growing storm of radioactivity.
Simply put, this is a battle royale mode where players can choose from eight apocalyptic-themed factions that offer a wide range of in-game buffs and advantages. The multiplayer mode for PC owners of Civilization VI is already available and it’s free, so you won’t have to pay anything to get into the fight.
Apparently, the origin of the game mode is quite funny and started as a tongue-in-cheek April Fools joke from the Multiplayer Engineering Lead, Bradley Olson. He scripted the basic gameplay and added it to the game for an April 1 build in the hopes that his colleagues will find it funny.
Since nobody noticed it at first, Bradly informed the … (read more)
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