XLGames announces Civilization Online
XLGames has just unveiled a major new project that is in development in cooperation with 2K and Crytek: Civilization Online, an MMO based on the best-selling turn-based strategy game series, Civilization, created by the legendary game designer Sid Meier. Currently in development, Civilization Online's first release is scheduled for Korea.
Using CryEngine 3, XLGames is developing the franchise title into an Massively Multi-player Online game that expresses outdoor environments outstandingly to create a new genre of online game bolstered by the unique heritage of Civilization and its addictive gameplay.
"As a series, Civilization has stood the test of time and continued to captivate gamers down the years," said Areil Cai, Crytek’s Director of Business Development - CryEngine. "We believe that with CryEngine technology, XLGames’ experience in the online arena and the rich gameplay opportunities offered by Civilization, Civilization Online will be a perfect combination of the three."
Source of information: XLGames press release.