The masterpieces created by Sid Meier have been played offline and enjoyed over decades. Now, one are going to bring the franchise of Civilization on the next level or more precisely on an online level: Civilization Online has been announced.
However, the online version will not turn on an eternal war between nations, instead you are going to assume the role of a common citizen whose job and career you are able to choose. Together with many other players, you have to help providing your faction with fame. Furthermore it has already been leaked, that the game is divided into to several seasons.
The graphics shown in the trailer is going to be the final one and will be be based on Crytek's CryEngine 3. Neither the financing model nor the official date of release are currently known.