The wait is over! The latest patch (22.214.171.124) for Civilization V Mac is live, and with it comes all of the DLC currently available for PC. To celebrate the occasion and help with any questions you may have, we’ve put together a brand new FAQ which we hope addresses all of your questions and concerns. To get a full rundown of everything the patch covers, see the patch notes after the jump. Did we miss something? Have any other burning questions? Let us know in the comments, and we’ll get you answers as quickly as possible!
Where can I purchase Sid Meier’s Civilization V Mac DLC packs?
Civilization V DLC for the Mac can be purchased at GameAgent.com, MacGameStore.com and through Steam. The DLC packs available for purchase include:
How do I get the patch?
The latest Civilization V Mac patch will download automatically upon logging in to Steam in Online mode.
How do I know I have the latest patch?
When you launch Steam in Online mode, all available updates will automatically begin to download. The version number will also be shown on the Main Menu of Civilization V Mac.
Does the patch include the hotfixes that have come out for PC?
This patch includes all available patch and hotfix code available as of 1/20/11.
What happens to save games from previous versions?
Old save games will work, but users may experience some abnormalities during gameplay.
If I have the DLC on PC, will I get it on Mac?
Yes, Civilization V Mac DLC supports SteamPlay, meaning PC purchasers will now have access to the Mac version.
How do I get the Mongol Civ DLC?
The Civilization V Mac Mongol DLC, which is a freely-available DLC pack, will automatically download upon launch of the Steam client in Online mode.
If I have the Digital Deluxe Edition, do I get the Babylon DLC pack on Mac as well?
Yes, customers who have purchased the Civilization V Mac Digital Deluxe version will now have access to the Babylon DLC pack.
Why can’t I play PC to Mac?
Aspyr and Firaxis have been working on supporting PC -> Mac multiplayer since project start. At this time cross-platform compatibility remains too unstable for release. We continue to work on this issue.
Can I save to the cloud between PC and Mac?
Games cannot be saved between PC and Mac versions.
Will you put DLC in a box or on a disk for retail release?
We currently do not have plans to put available DLC on a stand-alone retail disk. We encourage people to sign up for our newsletter or follow Civilization V Mac on Twitter for the latest information on Sid Meier’s Civilization V Mac.