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2K Games has shared the latest look at the New Frontier Pass for Civilization VI. A new video published today offers up a first look at the Gran Colombia civilization and its leader, Simón Bolívar. The Maya & Gran Colombia Pack will begin the New Frontier Pass festivities on May 21.

Here’s the video:

2K Games revealed a New Frontier Pass for Civilization VI this week that will introduce a ton of new content over the next year. A new video published today offers up a first look at the Maya civilization and its leader, Lady Six Sky. The Maya & Gran Colombia Pack kicks off the New Frontier Pass on May 21.

Here’s the video:

Publisher 2K and developer Firaxis have announced the New Frontier Pass for Civilization VI, a season pass that encompasses eight new civilizations, nine new leaders, six new game modes, and more. Players can expect new content to arrive in the form of six DLC packs delivered on a bimonthly basis between May 21, 2020 and March 2021.

Those who purchase the New Frontier Pass will receive the Teddy Roosevelt and Catherine De Medici Persona Packs as exclusive bonuses. These offer “a brand-new take on a favorite leader, with a new leader model and background, new gameplay bonuses and an updated agenda that reflects the changes to the leader’s personality.” 2K says Rough Rider Teddy “excels at keeping the peace on his home continent” whereas Magnificence Catherine “can use Luxuries to overwhelm the world with Culture and Tourism.” Both Persona Packs will be available with the second DLC Pack in July.

Civilization VI has been given a much-needed update on Switch. Version is out now for all players.

After the previous update for the game was released on Switch, a number of reports came in regarding crashing. Those issues have apparently been addressed with the new patch, so be sure to download the update.


Update: 2K says it’s working on a fix and has a workaround (see below).

Original: Civilization VI’s latest update appears to be causing major issues on Switch. Due to a bug, players have reported that the game is crashing just as they’re about to win a game. It doesn’t appear to be limited to a small subset of users and is happening regularly.

2K Games has yet to comment on the situation nor is there any word on any imminent patch to address these problems. If we do receive a status update, we’ll be sure to let you know.

The new Civilization VI Expansion Bundle for Switch, containing Rise and Fall and Gathering Storm expansions, is now available on Switch. Watch a launch trailer for its release below.

A new update for Civilization VI has just gone live on Switch. Version 1.2.1 can be accessed by all users.

Based on users reports, one of the main highlights is the addition of the previously-announced hotseat mode. The feature allows players to take turns playing the game on a single Switch system.

2K Games has yet to share any additional information about the update. We’ll report back if we receive any further details, including patch notes.


Civilization VI Expansion Bundle is making its way to Switch in November, 2K Games and Firaxis have announced. It will include the Rise and Fall and Gathering Storm expansion with “a host of additional civilizations and leaders, new gameplay systems and depth, and unique challenges”.

Here’s an overview of both:

Civilization VI will be receiving a new feature on Switch with a future update. A hotseat mode will be added to the game, allowing for multiplayer on a single console with players taking turns.

One thing that we won’t be seeing is online multiplayer. Aspyr, the company that ported Civilization VI to Switch, explained why it’s not possible:

Civilization VI launched on Switch last year, but there’s some content from the PC version not yet available on Nintendo’s console. Thankfully, it looks like that will start to change in the future.

According to the official Civilization Twitter account, the Rise & Fall and Gathering Storm expansions are both on the way to Switch. They’ll release later this year if all goes as planned. Port studio Aspyr previously indicated that the extra DLC would eventually make their way over.

To recap, here’s an overview of Rise & Fall and Gathering Storm plus trailers: