Civilization Player Count & Stats (2023)

Last Updated on: March 12th, 2022

Civilization player count stats

Here are the more interesting Civilization stats and facts I was able to dig up recently. As always, I will be adding more and updating these periodically as I find new stuff. Be sure to check back regularly.

Total number of copies of games in the Civilization franchise that have been sold all time:

40 million copies

Last updated 5/23/17


Number of copies of Civilization VI that have been sold to date:

5.5 million copies

Last updated 8/6/19


Number of copies of Civilization V that have been sold to date:

10 million copies

Last updated 4/18/17


Amount that Take Two purchased the Civilization franchise for in 2004:

$22.3 million


Number of versions of Civilization that have been released to date:

66 versions

Last updated 2/18/16

Civilization Game Details

Here is pretty much everything you ever wanted to know about Civilization.

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Civilization Description

Originally created by legendary game designer Sid Meier, Civilization is a turn-based strategy game in which you attempt to build an empire to stand the test of time. Become Ruler of the World by establishing and leading a civilization from the Stone Age to the Information Age. Wage war, conduct diplomacy, advance your culture, and go head-to-head with history’s greatest leaders as you attempt to build the greatest civilization the world has ever known.

Civilization VI offers new ways to engage with your world: cities now physically expand across the map, active research in technology and culture unlocks new potential, and competing leaders will pursue their own agendas based on their historical traits as you race for one of five ways to achieve victory in the game.

List of Civilization Games and Release Years:

  • Civilization – 1991
  • Civilization II – 1996
  • Civilization III – 2001
  • Civilization IV – 2005
  • Civilization V – 2010
  • Civilization VI – 2016

Civilization News

Here are all the most recent Civilization news articles. We update game news daily, as it breaks, so be sure to check back often for the latest.

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