NFG Summary:Sid Meier’s Civilization IV: Warlords is an exceptional expansion pack that brings an immersive experience to players by introducing a compelling homage to renowned military leaders. With six new scenarios and a powerful “warlord” unit, this expansion allows players to reshape history and unleash their strategic prowess. Packed with additional civilizations, leaders, units, resources, and wonders, Warlords adds endless possibilities to both single and multiplayer gameplay.

Categories: 4X, Strategy
Meta Score: 84
Store: Sid Meier’s Civilization IV: Warlords (Price: $ 0,35)
User Score: 79.0
Platform: PC
Publisher Names: 2K Games
Support Language: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish – Spain
Publish Date: 2006-07-24


PC Requirements:

Minimum: 1.2GHz Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon processor or equivalent, 256MB RAM, 64 MB Video Card w/Hardware T&L (GeForce 2/Radeon 7500 or better), DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card, 1.7 GB of free hard drive space, Direct X 9.0c (included)
Recommended: 1.8GHz Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon processor or equivalent/better, 512 MB RAM, 128 MB Video Card w/ DirectX 8 support (pixel and vertex shaders), DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card, 1.7GB of free hard drive space, DirectX 9.0c (included)
Windows 2000 (plus Service Pack 1 or higher), Windows XP (Home or Professional) (plus Service Pack 1 or higher)
*Requires Sid Meier’s Civilization IV to play


An all-new expansion pack, Warlords pays homage to some of history’s greatest military leaders, delivering six new scenarios, giving players the chance to change the course of history with the help of their new powerful "warlord" unit. The expansion pack is loaded with new civilizations, new leaders and more units, resources and wonders that can be used in both single and multiplayer games. [2K Games]

Positive Comment(s)

If you’re sick of beating swords into ploughshares in plain-Jane Civ IV campaigns, Warlords is the cure. [Oct. 2006, p.72]84PC Gamer
The main benefits are the intriguing single-player scenarios and the tweaks to make warfare a more feasible strategy.80GamingTrend
Warlords adds even more to a game that started out great and only continues to be an excellent turn based strategy game.93Game Chronicles
Prepare to get addicted all over again.91GameShark
If you enjoyed your time with what was undoubtedly the best strategy game of 2005, but eventually moved on to other things, Warlords is enough to get you hooked all over again.801UP
The dedication of these players is remarkable; they will go to any length to ensure their victory, no matter how much time and effort it takes.91Game Revolution
A great addition to an already phenomenal computer game. It makes one of the most addictive games on the market that much more engaging.88Gamer 2.0
Civilization IV Warlords will please all but the most pacifistic of Civilization players.88Gamers’ Temple
The multiplayer definitely benefits the most but all in all, one of the best and most disturbingly addictive games ever has just upped the stakes once again.87Jolt Online Gaming UK
Warlords adds six new civilizations and other enhancements to Civilization IV, but the cool new scenarios are the real treat in this expansion.86GameSpot

Negative Comment(s)

The late game content could use some more variety to keep players engaged.87GamingExcellence

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