CryEngine 3 MMO Civilization Online Officially Announced
22 years after the release of the first Civilization game, 2K and XLGAMES today officially announced the next installment in the series created by Sid Meier, Civilization Online. Along with the announcement, 2K revealed the debut trailer and first screenshots of the game. Previous report said that the game is primarily developed for Asian market.
Civilization Online maintains the very essential of the single-player experience featured in previous Civilization games, and expands it to massive form. The game allows you to work with your friends to build a civilization from the stone age to the space age. With the power of CryEngine 3, you will, for the first time, play the game in realistic 3D environment, feel the beauty of different civilizations and explore the dynamically changing world. What's more, you will be able to create and develop your own city in the massive sandbox world. As you decide which path your empire should go, you will build and customize your weapons, armors, clothes, and transportation tools, etc. No release date and specific platform is announced so far.
The developer XLGAMES is known for its founder Jake Song and the development of ArcheAge.