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'Civilization VI' News: Firaxis Shares Details Of 2016 Winter Update; Poland & Viking Scenario Packs To Arrive! [VIDEO]

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Most fans and avid gamers of grand strategy games will be pleased to know that the acclaimed "Civilization VI' video game has recently received a 2016 Winter update. As such, fans can check out the list of bugfixes and improvements that was released by Firaxis Games, the developers behind the title's success. Moreover, these same fans can check out the new features and content that will be coming to the game via the Poland and Viking Scenario Packs, according to sources.

It was recently reported that the renowned strategy game "Civilization VI" has received a huge 2016 Winter update for the PC that introduces more fixes and features to the game, Gamespot learned. It was stated therein that the video game's developer, Firaxis Games, have shared the details of the new patch.

The 2016 Winter update for "Civilization VI" was said to include a new standard size Earth map, a more convenient way of accessing Scenarios from the main menus, and new gameplay move for the enemy units that's called "alert."

The source pointed out that the "alert" move brought by the new 2016 Winter update for "civilization VI" was said to be similar to that of "XCOM: Enemy Unkown's" "overwatch" command. The action would allow friendly units to be put to sleep and dormant until an enemy is spotted.

It was also mentioned therein that a lot of bugfixes, balance changes, and gameplay tweaks were introduced with the 2016 Winter update for "Civilization VI." Fans can check out the full list from the game's official blog post.

In other news, the 2016 Winter update for the "Civilization VI" will also see the arrival of the two new DLCs in the form of the Poland and Viking Scenario Packs, Digital Trends reported. It was stated therein that with the Poland Scenario Pack, players can control Jadwiga, who is Poland's first female monarch. As for the Viking Scenario Pack, it was highlighted that it will be the most detailed scenario that the developers have released for the game.

With all these said, it seems that fans of 4x strategy games can expect a lot of great things with the recent 2016 Winter update for "Civilization VI."

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