Civilization Series Console Bound

2K has revealed that their long running series, Civilization, which had it home on PC for the last few years will soon be coming to console and handhelds a while down the line under the guise of Civ Revolution. Developed by Firaxis, the game boasts epic empire-building similar to that of its PC counterparts.

Civilization Revolution is the game I’ve always wanted to make!” said Sid Meier, Director of Creative Development at Firaxis Games. “We are excited to take advantage of the power of next generation consoles and the ingenuity of handhelds, to create a great and unique strategy game for newcomers to the series, as well as the millions of fans around the world who enjoy Civilization on the PC.

Civilization is one of the world’s top selling PC game series with more than 8 million units sold, and continues to be recognized as one of the greatest franchises ever created,” said Christoph Hartmann, president of 2K. “We are excited to have Sid Meier getting back to his roots as the game’s Lead Designer to carry on its legacy with Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution.