Turn-based strategies are in great demand. Shipments of the retail version of Sid Meier’s Civilization VI exceeded publishers’ expectations, exceeding 1 million boxes.


This is reported by Gamesbeat with reference to Take-Two. It is not known how many copies of those delivered to stores were sold to specific customers.

According to the SteamSpy service, the number of users of the game has now exceeded 1 million people. The game also tops the Top 10 Steam sales for two weeks in a row. According to the number of online players, the Steam project is in sixth place today, November 3.

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI went on sale two weeks ago, on October 21.

The total sales of the series for the entire time of its existence before the release of the novelty amounted to 35 million copies. The series made the last 4 million in a year and a half. The fact that Civilization crossed the threshold of 31 million was reported in July 2015.

On Steam, the most successful part of the series right now is Sid Meier’s Civilization V. The game has about 10 million users on the Valve service.

Sources: Steam, SteamSpy, Gamesbeat, steamdb.info