Civilization VI iPad FAQ

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Civilization VI comes to iPad. Find the answers to your questions here!

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI, named the 2016 Strategy Game of the Year at the Game Awards, is now available on iPad. Rebuilt with touch controls, Civilization VI is the first flagship entry in the award-winning turn-based strategy franchise to be playable on iOS. Your empire is now mobile.

Before you build a civilization to stand the test of time, be sure to check these FAQs for important details on all things Civilization VI iPad. If you’ve got questions, we’ve got answers.

UPDATE (4/19/2018):

The Persia and Macedon Civilization & Scenario Pack is available now on the iOS App Store for $8.99!

Persia, led by Cyrus, is perfect for players who want to build a rich empire, and who aren’t afraid to launch a sudden, unexpected military strike.

Macedon, led by Alexander the Great, is a powerhouse conquering civ, with special units and abilities that let Macedon bring the world under its control from early in the game.

The DLC pack also includes two new Wonders, and a new Scenario: The Conquests of Alexander.

UPDATE (4/5/2018):

We’re proud to bring the Australia Civilization & Scenario Pack to iPad players. You can pick up the DLC on the iOS App Store for $4.99

Like all DLC packs, this requires the full, unlocked game Sid Meier’s Civilization® VI on iOS in order to play, which is currently on sale for 50% off in the App Store for a limited time. Civilization VI is regularly priced $59.99.

AUSTRALIA CIVILIZATION & SCENARIO PACK

John Curtin leads Australia in Sid Meier’s Civilization VI! Australia grows and thrives in territory, where other civs would have difficulty, by getting full Housing from coastal starts. Their districts get improved yields when built in attractive terrain. John Curtin provides bonus production to Australia when they have been the target of a declaration of war, or have liberated a city. This pack also includes the new “Outback Tycoon” scenario: can you accumulate your fortune by striking gold, creating massive herds of livestock, or by preserving this land’s natural beauty for future generations?

UPDATE (2/22/2018): 

The first two DLC packs for Sid Meier’s Civilization VI on iPad are available today in the iOS App Store for $4.99 each!

Both DLC packs require the full, unlocked game Sid Meier’s Civilization® VI on iOS in order to play, which is currently on sale for 50% off in the App Store until March 1. Civilization VI is regularly priced $59.99.

VIKINGS SCENARIO PACK

Bring Europe under your rule as the mightiest Viking lord. The Viking Scenario Pack includes three new Natural Wonders and six new City-States, two of which grant new tile improvements. Play as a great ruler of the Dark Ages in the “Vikings, Traders, and Raiders!” Scenario.

POLAND CIVILIZATION & SCENARIO PACK

Includes the complete Polish civilization with Jadwiga, Winged Hussar unique Unit, and Sukiennice unique Building. Play as a great Polish noble lord in the “Jadwiga's Legacy” Scenario.

 

Purchasing | Requirements | Gameplay

Purchasing

Q: How much is Civilization VI?

A: The suggested retail price of Civilization VI is $59.99. However, the game will be on sale for 50 percent off for a limited time from December 21, 2017 to January 4, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. PST. Prices and availability may vary by territory. Sale only available on the App Store.

Technical Requirements

Q: Which iPads does this work on?

A: Civilization VI requires iOS 11.1.2 on an iPad Air 2, iPad 2017, or any iPad Pro.

Q: How do the touch controls differ from PC?

A: The touch controls are very intuitive:

  •         Tapping units selects them. Dragging a unit to a tile will move and attack.
  •         Press and hold to view tooltips.
  •         Pinch to zoom the map.
  •         Single-finger scrolling works on lists and moving the map.
  •         Three-finger tapping can be used to close menus.

Q: Is Civilization VI coming to Android or iPhone?

A: As of today, Civilization VI is only available on iPad. However, we are continuing to evaluate opportunities to eventually bring Civilization VI to other platforms.

Q: How long does the battery last?

A: In our tests, more than three hours of gameplay on a full charge.

Q: Are controllers supported?

A: No.

Q: What languages are supported at release?

A: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Traditional Chinese, and Simplified Chinese. Brazilian-Portuguese features text-only support.

Gameplay

Q: Does Civilization VI on iPad have multiplayer?

A: Yes. It is important to note that as of this point, multiplayer is LAN only.

Q: What content is included with Civilization VI on iPad?

A: Civilization VI on iPad includes the original base game. The Poland and Vikings DLCs are available for $4.99 each.  It does not include DLC or the Rise and Fall expansion.

Q: What about DLC or the new Rise and Fall expansion?

A: The Poland and Vikings DLCs are now available!  We hope to support more DLC and expansions in the future but cannot confirm timing or availability at this time.

Q: Can I play my friend who is on PC/ Mac while on my iPad?

A: Not at this time.

If you have any additional questions or comments, please don’t hesitate to reach out to as at support.aspyr.com.

 

Civ 6 iPad Common Issues.
  • FAMILY SHARING

The complete game unlock for Civilization VI is sold as an in-app purchase. Apple does not support Family Sharing for in-app purchases at this time.

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201060

To play on multiple devices, Civilization VI would need to be purchased separately on a different iTunes account. 

  • Can't purchase full version.

Usually, a restart of your device will solve this issue.

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201559

If not, make sure you have in-app purchases turned on.

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204396

Let us know if problems persist after these steps.

  • Full version not unlocking

Usually, a restart of your device will solve this issue.

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201559

If not, make sure you have in-app purchases turned on.

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204396

Let us know if problems persist after these steps.

 

  • Resolution issues

The screen resolution for Civilization VI has been optimized to ensure the best possible game performance on iPad. 

 

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