Some of the Mac gamers might have been patiently waiting for the launch of Civilization: Beyond Earth on the Mac, thankfully that wait is now over as the game has today been launched on the OS, ready to be downloaded from the Mac App Store, or the Steam games network.

The game will be priced at £29.99 in the UK or $49.99 in the US.

“Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth is a new science-fiction-themed entry into the award-winning Civilization series. Set in the future, global events have destabilized the world leading to a collapse of modern society, a new world order and an uncertain future for humanity. As the human race struggles to recover, the re-developed nations focus their resources on deep space travel to chart a new beginning for mankind.” Firaxis Games the developer of Civ described.

“As part of an expedition sent to find a home beyond Earth, you will write the next chapter for humanity as you lead your people into a new frontier and create a new civilization in space. Explore and colonize an alien planet, research new technologies, amass mighty armies, build incredible Wonders and shape the face of your new world.”

“As you embark on your journey you must make critical decisions. From your choice of sponsor and the make-up of your colony, to the ultimate path you choose for your civilization, every decision opens up new possibilities.”

You can find out more about the game by checking out the trailer below, or simply head on over to Steam of the Mac App Store to give it a cheeky buy.

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