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Pericles Leads Greece in Civilization VI

2K and Firaxis Games today revealed that Pericles will lead Greece in Sid Meier’s Civilization VI, launching on Oct 21st for Windows PC.

Pericles was an influential Greek statesman and general of the Athens army during the Golden Age of Athens. He oversaw a period of strong economic and cultural growth immediately following the successful defense against the invading Persian army in 478 BC.

After making peace with Persia, Pericles moved the unified Greek armies to Athens and what was a loose collection of independent Greek city-states soon after became the Athenian Empire. During this time of unification, Athens produced some of the most influential cultural artifacts humanity has ever seen, and was home to famous playwrights, historians, philosophers, physicians and more.

For more information, please see 2K’s official Civilization blog: http://steamcommunity.com/games/289070/announcements/detail/87295937294964372

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