Civilization VI is taking us back to the ancient Near East in its latest DLC, the Persia and Macedon Civilization and Scenario Pack. The bundle allows you to take the helm of two of history’s greatest civilizations. Alexander the Great heads up Macedonia, while Cyrus leads Persia, and each civilization has its own unique abilities.

Macedonia will sit well with folks who like to take a military approach to their Civilization games. Alexander the Great specializes in conquering new territory. Persia, on the other hand, is more focused on cultural advancements. You can choose to play through your own campaign as one of these great leaders, or see how they interact in the new Conquests of Alexander scenario.

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The DLC pack is loaded up with new units and buildings that have their own abilities, and are unique to each of the new civilizations. Choosing the side of Alexander the Great will give you access to the Hypaspist unit and the Basilikoi Paides building, while Persia features the Immortal unit and the Pairidaeza improvement.

The Persia and Macedon DLC pack is available on the App Store for £8.99. You’ll need a copy of Civilization VI in order to play.

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