Sid Meier's Civilization V is a turn-based strategy game encompassing all of human history. Players attempt to take a fledgling civilization from 4000BC to modern times and lead their civilization to victory through domination, science, culture or diplomacy.

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Can I download an upcoming game and then activate it on the release date?

I want to be able to play Civilization 5 on the release date, but I know that it will be at least a 4-5 GB download, so I worry that if I buy a digital copy, the high number of users hitting the ...
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How does Civilization 5 interact with other Steam games?

Civilization 5 utilizes SteamWorks and Steam only allows you to have one thing running at a time. If I buy a physical copy of Civilization 5, will playing it block me from simultaneously playing a ...