Civilization 6 Reveals Vietnam for Upcoming 'New Frontier Pass' Update

01/19/2021 - 14:55 | By: Robert N. Adams
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The Civilization 6 Vietnam update has been revealed, adding yet another new civilization to the game's New Frontier Pass along with a new district and a new leader for two other civilizations.

Civilization 6 has broken from tradition with its latest iteration by essentially releasing a Season Pass with the "New Frontier Pass." This provided players with a planned content roadmap and a steady flow of new updates such as the ability to pick and choose your city-states. Now, a brand-new update has been revealed with a fair amount of variety for you to enjoy!

Check out the developer video for the Civilization 6 Vietnam update!

What's New in the Civilization 6 Vietnam Update?

Naturally, the major addition in the Civilization 6 Vietnam update is the Vietnam civilization. Vietnam is a "culture and terrain-focused civ" and that's about all we know right now; more details will be released as we get closer to the update's release.


Also arriving in this update is an alternate leader for China and Mongolia: Kublai Khan, a "jolly but ruthless" man. More details about this particular leader will arrive later in a first look specifically focused on him.

The "Vietnam and Kublai Khan Pack" will also feature the addition of the "Monopolies and Corporations" Game Mode. This game mode will let you created an industry around duplicate resources, providing the ability to have unparalleled economic growth and expansion when compared to the regular game mode. You can even create a stock exchange!

Finally, this pack introduces a new district called the Preserve. This district can increase the appeal of neighboring tiles and you'll have the option to create one of two buildings in this district: the Grove (unlocked via Mysticism) or the Sanctuary (unlocked via Conservation). Both of these increase the yields of adjacent "Charming" and "Breathtaking" tiles that have not yet been improved.

Civilization 6 Vietnam slice

When is the CIvilization 6 Vietnam Update Release Date?

The Civilization 6 Vietnam update release date is January 28, 2021. This update will feature the new civilization, new district, new game mode, and new leader for China and Mongolia.

This is the fifth pack for the New Frontier Pass; the sixth and final pack is expected to arrive in March 2021. For now, you can buy Civilization 6 starting at $59.99 or your regional equivalent.

What do you think of the latest addition to Civilization 6? What civilization would you like to add next? Let us know in the comments below!

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