Civilization VI Rulers of England DLC Reveals Varangian Harald Hardrada Persona

Published: March 25, 2023 3:46 PM /


Civilization VI Varangian Harald Hardrada

Firaxis and 2K games revealed a new trailer of the latest DLC leaders coming to Sid Meier's Civilization VI.

Specifically, we get to take a look at a new persona for  Harald Hardrada, ruler of Norway. His Varangian persona represents the years he spent in exile commanding the Varangian Guard in the Byzantine Empire.


He is part of The Rulers of England DLC which will release on March 29, bringing three new leaders to the popular strategy game like the previous packs of the series. We already saw Queen Elizabeth I of England and the DLC also includes Victoria – Age of Steam, also for England. We're likely to see her trailer tomorrow. 

In the meanwhile, you can check Harald Hardrada (Varangian) below.

The Rulers of England Leaders Pack is the last of the Leaders Pass which started with the Great Negotiators pack released at the end of November 2022, including President of the United States Abraham Lincoln, Nzinga Mbande queen of Kongo, and Sultan Saladin of Arabia. The second pack was the Great Commanders pack including Nader Shah of Persia, Tokugawa of Japan, and Suleiman the Magnificent of the Ottoman Empire. The third was the Rulers of China DLC and it included Wu ZetianQuin Shi Huang, and Yongle. The fourth is the Rulers of the Sahara DLC including Ramses II of Egypt, Sundiata Keita of the Mali Empire, and Ptolemaic Cleopatra of Egypt. The fifth is the Great Builders DLC which included Empress Theodora of Byzantium, Ludwig II of Germany, and Sejong of Korea.


You should keep in mind that some leaders in these DLC are locked behind their civilizations, so you may need additional packages to use them all.

Sid Meier's Civilization VI is currently available for PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch, on top of a mobile version

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