Civilization V (CIV 5): New Viking DLC on Way

We have some pretty exciting news now for all you Civilization V (Civ 5) fans out there, as both Firaxis and 2K Games has just revealed that two new DLC packs are on the way. The packs are entitled ‘Civilization and Scenario Pack: Denmark — The Vikings’ and ‘Explorers Map Pack.’

According to Tom Ivan over at, the two packs will be arriving on Tuesday, May 3rd, and will set you back £2.99 each. The Denmark Civilization and Scenario Pack provides gamers with both the 1066: Year of the Viking Destiny Scenario and the Denmark Civilization.

The 1066: Year of Viking Destiny Scenario sees players taking on the role of one of four leaders, as they seize control of the British Isles. Meanwhile, the Denmark Civilization has players ruling the world as Harald Bluetooth, who was the King of Denmark for almost 30 years.

As for the Explorers Map Pack, this provides players with ten fantastic single-player maps. 5 of the included maps are based upon real-world locations, which have been chosen for their gameplay possibilities and historical interest. The other 5 are scripted map environments.

These maps will reportedly change from game to game. Are you looking forward to new Civilization V DLC?

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Written by Tina Chubb

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