Civilization VI to get the New Frontier Pass on iPhone and iPad August 24

Civilization 6 New Frontier Pass
Civilization 6 New Frontier Pass (Image credit: Aspyr)

What you need to know

  • Aspyr has announced that Civilization VI will get the New Frontier Pass on iPhone and iPad soon.
  • The update will land on August 24.
  • The pass brings new civilizations and leaders to the game.

Aspyr has announced that Civilization VI on iPhone and iPad will get the New Frontier Pass on August 24, making a big update for the game.

Announced via Twitter, the move will see gamers gain new civilizations and leaders to play with among more changes that will get fans of the game excited.

Continue your quest to build your greatest empire with the Civilization VI - New Frontier Pass, featuring eight new civilizations and nine new leaders, and a variety of new gameplay content, including six new game modes.

As AppleInsider also notes, the big day will also see all existing DLC, as well as the base game, unlocked for just $4.99. The update that will add the New Frontier Pass will also include fixes for cross-platform saves and more.

Civilization VI is available on iPhone and iPad, although you'll need a pretty recent device to make the most of it.

Please make sure that your device is listed below. If your device is not listed below, the game will not work on your device!

  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone 11
  • iPhone 11 Pro
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max
  • iPad Air 2
  • iPad Air (3rd Gen)
  • iPad Mini (5th Gen)
  • iPad 5th Gen (2017)
  • iPad Pro 9.7"
  • iPad Pro 10.5"
  • iPad Pro 11"
  • iPad Pro 12.9" (1st, 2nd Gen, 3rd Gen)

Not yet on the Civ train? The game can be downloaded from the App Store now. Players can play 60 turns of Civilization VI for free, too.

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Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too. Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.