Q: Where can I download Civilization V?
Q: Is Downloadable Content available for Civilization V?
A: Yes! You can browse and purchase the available downloadable content from the In-App Purchase or Downloadable Content menu on the launch screen.
Your Mac must meet ALL of the minimum system requirements below in order to maximize your Civilization V experience. If you run the game on a Mac below the system requirements, you will experience severe performance issues and crashing.
- Operating System: OSX 10.10.5 or newer
- CPU Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo (2 cores)
- CPU Speed: 2.2 GHz
- Memory: 2 GB
- Hard Disk Space: 10 GB
- Video Card (ATI): HD 2600
- Video Card (NVIDIA): GeForce 8800
- Video Card (Intel): HD 4000
- Video Memory (VRam): 256 MB
- Peripherals: Mouse and keyboard
NOTICE: The following video chipsets are unsupported for Sid Meier’s Civilization® V:
- ATI Radeon X1000 series, HD 2400
- NVIDIA GeForce 7000 series, 8600, 9400
- Intel GMA series, HD 3000
We recommend only playing on the default graphic settings designated at launch.
If you're unsure about your Mac specs are, please check out this post:
You can also open a ticket with us and attach your 'About this Mac' screen so we can help!
Q: Which languages can I play in?
A: The Steam version is available in: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish.
The Mac App Store version is available in English, French, and German.
Q: Does the Mac App Store version have multiplayer.
A: Yes. Hot Seat and LAN multiplayer options are available. Online multiplayer for Mac is only available on the Steam version.
Q: Can Mac and Windows play multiplayer together?
A: Steam users can play online multiplayer together.
Have a question that isn’t here? Check out our Civilization V Mac: Known Issues