A new mainline Civilization game is in development at Firaxis

Civilization 6 key art.
The last mainline entry in the series — Civilization VI. | Image: Firaxis

A new Civilization game, likely to be called Civilization VII, is in development at Firaxis Games, incoming studio head Heather Hazen has announced.

“I’m thrilled to have this opportunity to carry on the studio’s storied legacy, beginning with the announcement that Firaxis is in development on the next iteration of the legendary Civilization franchise,” Hazen said in a press release. “I’m lucky to be working with some of the best developers in our industry, and we have plans to take the Civilization franchise to exciting new heights for our millions of players around the world.”

The announcement that a new Civilization game is in development comes more than six years after the release of the last new mainline entry in the series, C…

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