Take-Two have announced that Sid Meier’s Civilization VI is to get a new set of DLC called New Frontier Pass. It’s a series of 6 paid DLC packs for the game, set to be released between May 2020 and March 2021 (one every two months). It will provide players with 8 new civilizations, 9 new leaders, 6 new game modes (which can include new units, buildings, and improvements. Those can be turned on or off during game setup), and more.
Here’s the line-up:
- Pack #1: Maya & Gran Colombia Pack. Adds two new civilizations and leaders, one new game mode*, new City-States, Resources, and Natural Wonders. Available May 2020.
- Pack #2: Ethiopia Pack. Adds one new civilization and leader, one new game mode**, one new District and two new Buildings. Available July 2020.
- Pack #3: Adds two new civilizations and leaders, one new game mode**, new World Wonders, and one new map. Available September 2020.
- Pack #4: Adds one new civilization and leader, one new game mode, new City-States, and numerous new Great People. Available November 2020.
- Pack #5: Adds one new civilization and two new leaders***, one new game mode, a new District, and two new Buildings. Available January 2021.
- Pack #6: Adds one new civilization and leader, one new game mode, new World Wonders, and one new map. Available March 2021.
*New game mode requires the Gathering Storm expansion to play.
**New game mode requires either the Rise and Fall or Gathering Storm expansions to play.
***New leader requires Rise and Fall expansion to play.
Alongside those DLC packs, free updates will be released, providing players with balance changes and some free content.
But that’s not all! Players who buy the New Frontier Pass will get two Persona Packs, with new versions of existing leaders for America and France. Those feature new looks and abilities, with a new leader model and background,; new gameplay bonuses, an updated agenda, and more. Those packs will be released alongside the Ethiopia Pack.
- “Rough Rider Teddy” excels at keeping the peace on his home continent
- “Magnificence Catherine” can use Luxuries to overwhelm the world with Culture and Tourism
Here’s a video for the New Frontier Pass: