No 'Civ V' demo before retail version
Published Aug 29 2010, 10:36 BST | By Mark Langshaw Firaxis Games
has revealed that the demo version of Civilization V
will not be released before the retail edition.
According to the firm's website, the sampler has been dated for September 21 - the same day that the full game retails in North America.
"The question many of you are probably asking now is, 'Didn't you say it would be available before the release date?' The answer to that question is yes," wrote Firaxis.
"At the time of that announcement, we expected to be able to get the demo out before the 21st, but unfortunately we weren't able to finalise it in the timeframe we had initially planned, and for that we're very sorry."Civilization V
will be released in Europe on September 24.