Aspyr Mac FAQs: Civilization V: Gold

written by JMatula on February 20, 2013 in Mac FAQs

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You may have said to yourself, “Gee GameAgent, I wish there was an awesome collection that brought together the extensive amount of Civ V content all in one neat bundle.” Your wishes become realtiy strategy fans. There’s a new Civilization V collection in town, and its name is Gold.

Sid Meier’s Civilization V: Gold Edition is now be available for both PC and Mac users, and it provides the most comprehensive Civilization V experience yet. We know you probably have some questions, so we’ve put together another one of our informative FAQs.

Look below for the info you seek, and leave a question in the comments for anything that’s not covered!

Q: So, what exactly is Civilization V: Gold Edition?

Civilization V: Gold Edition is a new bundle of sorts that brings together every existing piece of Civilization V content into one package. When you purchase Civilization V: Gold Edition, you will receive:

  • Civilization V base game
  • Civilization Pack – Babylon
  • Double Civilization and Scenario Pack – Spain and Inca
  • Civilization and Scenario Pack – Polynesia
  • Civilization and Scenario Pack – Denmark & The Vikings
  • Civilization and Scenario Pack – Korea
  • Cradle of Civilization Map Pack – The Americas
  • Cradle of Civilization Map Pack – Asia
  • Cradle of Civilization Map Pack – The Mediterranean
  • Cradle of Civilization Map Pack – Mesopotamia
  • Explorer’s Map Pack
  • Scenario Pack – Wonders of the Ancient World
  • Civilization V: Gods and Kings expansion pack

Q: Where can I purchase Civilization V: Gold Edition for Mac?

Civilization V: Gold Edition retails for $49.99 (€39.99/£34.99) and can be purchased directly from Steam, the GameAgent Store, and other online digital retailers.

Q: Is Civilization V: Gold Edition available on the Mac App Store?

No, currently the Gold Edition is not available on the Mac App Store. However, Mac App Store users can still get the content equivalent of Civilization V: Gold Edition for the same suggested retail price; Civilization V: Campaign Edition and all of its in-app purchase content have been appropriately discounted. This discount is for a limited time only.

Q: Is Civilization V: Gold Edition a Steam Play title?

Yes, like all other Civilization V content on Steam, Civilization V: Gold Edition is a Steam Play game. This means that users can purchase the game on either the Mac or PC and then play on the other platform at no extra cost.

Q: What are the system requirements to play Civilization V: Gold Edition on the Mac?

See below for the official system requirements. You may also use the Mac Match feature at GameAgent to see if your Mac meets the minimum requirements to play.

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Minimum System Requirements

Operating System: 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard), 10.7.5 (Lion), 10.8.2 (Mountain Lion)
CPU Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo (Dual-Core)
CPU Speed: 2.2 GHz
Memory: 4 GB
Hard Disk Space: 8 GB
Video Card (ATI): Radeon HD 2600
Video Card (NVidia): Geforce 8800
Video Memory (VRam): 256 MB
Peripherals: Macintosh mouse and keyboard

Supported Video cards:
NVIDIA GeForce® 8800, 9400, 9600, GT 120, 320M, 330M, 640M, 650M, 660MX, 675MX, 680MX
ATI Radeon HD 2600, HD 3870, HD 4670, HD 4850, HD 5670, HD 5750, HD 5770, HD 5870, HD 6490, HD 6630, HD 6750, HD 6770, HD 6970

Have additional questions? Let us know in the comments!