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Civilization VI – New Frontier Pass Announced, First DLC Launches May 21

Civilization VI

Firaxis Games have announced the New Frontier Pass, a selection of DLC releasing for Civilization VI throughout 2020 and early 2021.

The New Frontier Pass will include six DLC packs released on a bi-monthly basis. Altogether, the New Frontier Pass will add eight new civilizations, nine new leaders, six new game modes, a variety of other gameplay enhancements, and new mechanics. Free content will also be released alongside the DLC packs.

Please note that some of the DLC will require previous expansions to play. You can find the announcement trailer for the DLC below.

The first of these DLCs is the Maya and Gran Colombia Pack. The pack will add two new civilizations and leaders, a new game mode, new resources, new natural wonders, and new city-states. The DLC will release on May 21st.

You can find a rundown of all six DLC packs below:


  • Pack #1: Maya & Gran Colombia Pack. Adds two new civilizations and leaders, one new game mode*, new City-States, Resources, and Natural Wonders. Available May 2020.
  • Pack #2: Ethiopia Pack. Adds one new civilization and leader, one new game mode**, one new District and two new Buildings. Available July 2020.
  • Pack #3: Adds two new civilizations and leaders, one new game mode**, new World Wonders, and one new map. Available September 2020.
  • Pack #4: Adds one new civilization and leader, one new game mode, new City-States, and numerous new Great People. Available November 2020.
  • Pack #5: Adds one new civilization and two new leaders***, one new game mode, a new District, and two new Buildings. Available January 2021.
  • Pack #6: Adds one new civilization and leader, one new game mode, new World Wonders, and one new map. Available March 2021.

*New game mode requires the Gathering Storm expansion to play.

**New game mode requires either the Rise and Fall or Gathering Storm expansions to play.

***New leader requires Rise and Fall expansion to play.


Civilization VI is available on Windows PC, Linux, and Mac via Steam.

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