2K and Firaxis Games have unveiled Civilization 6: Leader Pass as the 4X strategy game's newest DLC. As its name suggests, it introduces 12 new historical figures to the game alongside "6 new takes on classic Civilization leaders."
Civilization 6: Leader Pass is comprised of 6 separate packs which will roll out over the course of the next 5 months.
Civilization 6: Leader Pass DLC
Available for the Steam, Epic Games Store, Mac App Store, and iOS versions of the game, the Leader Pass will be purchasable separately or available at no extra cost for existing PC owners of Civilization 6 Anthology.
The first pack drops as soon as November 21, 2022, focusing on diplomacy and introducing three new playable leaders. The remaining five packs are expected to be released throughout March 2023, although their dates are subject to change. Here's what we can expect from Civilization VI's Leader Pass:
Pack 1: Great Negotiators (Available November 21, 2022)
- Abraham Lincoln (United States)
- Queen Mbande Nzinga (Kongo)
- Sultan Saladin (Arabia)
Pack 2: Great Commanders (December 15, 2022)
- Tokugawa (Japan)
- Nader Shah (Persia)
- Suleiman the Magnificent (Ottoman Empire)
Pack 3: Rulers of China (January 19, 2023)
- Yongle (China)
- Qin Shi Huang the Unifier (China)
- Wu Zetian (China)
Pack 4: Rulers of Sahara (TBA)
- Ramses (Egypt)
- Ptolemaic Cleopatra (Egypt)
- King Sundiata Keita (Mali)
Pack 5: Great Builders (TBA)
- Theodora (Byzantines)
- Sejong (Korea)
- Ludwig II (Germany)
Pack 6: Rulers of England (TBA)
- Elizabeth I (England)
- Varangian Harald Hardrada (Norway)
- Victoria - Age of Steam (England)
You can learn more about which leaders require additional DLC on the game's official website.
Civilization VI: Leader Pass follows in the wake of the New Frontier Pass, which also expanded the title's existing pool of playable civilizations. Check out its announcement trailer below.
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