Have questions about Civilization: Beyond Earth for Linux? Below are some frequently asked questions and answers, with info on Steam Play, crossplay, system requirements, supported languages, and save file locations.
Q: Will Civilization: Beyond Earth for Mac and Linux support Steam Play?
A: Yes! All versions of Civilization: Beyond Earth on Steam will support Steam Play, meaning that when you purchase the game on any supported platform (Windows, Mac, or Linux), you get the game on all three.
Q: Does Civilization: Beyond Earth feature multiplayer? What about cross-platform multiplayer?
A: Yes to both! Civilization: Beyond Earth features competitive, cross-platform multiplayer. This means that Steam players on any supported platform (Windows, Mac, or Linux) may play with anyone else on any supported platform.
Q: Will I be able to sync my game saves between the Windows PC, Mac, and Linux versions?
A: Saved games will NOT sync between Windows PC, Mac, and Linux via Steam Cloud, and will need to be transferred manually between versions. You can find your saves folder using the file path listed later in this article.
Linux System Requirements (Steam)
- Operating System: SteamOS, Ubuntu 14.04
- CPU Processor: Intel Core i3, AMD A10
- CPU Speed: 2.4GHz
- Memory: 4 GB RAM
- Hard Disk Space: 10 GB
- Video Card (ATI): Radeon HD 6450
- Video Card (NVidia): Geforce 640M
- Video Card (Intel): Iris Pro
- Video Memory (VRam): 1GB
Q: What languages does Civilization: Beyond Earth for Linux support?
A: Civilization: Beyond Earth for Mac and Linux has text and audio support for English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish.
Q: Where can I find my save files:
A: You can find the Civilization: Beyond Earth save files in the following locations:
~/.local/share/aspyr-media/Sid Meier's Civilization Beyond Earth/Saves
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