Kavitha Thakur (CivBE)

Kavitha Thakur welcomes the new update

The following is a full list of the patch notes for the Beyond Earth winter 2015 update, released on March 11, 2015.


  • Added support for Simplified Chinese


General balanceEdit

  • Domination victory is now won by controlling all original player capitals including your own.
  • Veterancy Promotions: All combat boost promotions add +10% strength
  • Veterancy Promotions: All unit heal promotions starting at level 4 heal 75 hp
  • Veterancy Promotions: Adding level 5 and 6 unit veterancy promotions to work with Precog Project
  • Virtues: Replaced Applied Aesthetics virtue with Applied Metasociology virtue - City Intrigue decreases faster when an Agent is present
  • Virtues: Settler Clans virtue now gives +1 population in new cities
  • Trade Routes: Trade route slots now primarily unlocked based on city population. Trade Depot allows building trade routes and gives 1 slot, all others unlock at population thresholds
  • Trade Routes: Added option to auto-renew Trade Routes
  • Covert Ops: Lowered intrigue level required for affinity covert ops
  • Friendly aliens no longer prevent city citizens from working plots


  • Added tech filters for Units and Orbital categories
  • Victory progress tooltips show explicit status of quest objectives
  • Re-enabling yield for canyon plots (2 20xProductionBE Production, not improvable)
  • Added "Incoming Transmission" on main menu for in-game messaging


  • Fixed an issue where Victory Wonders could be built by AI in captured territory, and not be able to be interacted with
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the AI to not aggressively target rival planetary Wonders
  • Fixed an issue where non-Harmony AI players were not clearing Miasma properly
  • AI is now more selective about desiring alliances
  • AI will now form alliances to counter a strong shared neighbor.


  • Added my2K functionality to title, allowing cross-game connectivity and unlocks with other Firaxis titles (starting with Sid Meier's Starships), along with other future perks
  • Added Glacier map that unlocks when signing in to my2K for the first time


  • Fixed an issue where Covert Ops panel could go blank in the middle of a game, or after a coup
  • Fixed an issue where AI aircraft city UI was displaying in Fog of War
  • Fixed an issue where resource pods and relics where not placing properly on the Taigon map type
  • Fixed an issue with the Growth Potential quest failing when the AI would destroy a target station
  • Fixed an issue where an AI leader would sometimes propose an offer that they would not accept when you agreed
  • Fixed an issue where a player might not be able to restart a Victory wonder (like the Beacon) if a Victory wonder was attacked after the countdown had started
  • Fixed an issue that was causing the skeleton to not drop when a Worm was killed (still only a chance, but now works properly
  • Fixed an issue that was causing 20xXenomassBE Xenomass under an existing alien nest to not be counted when the nest turned friendly
  • Fixed misc crashes as reported by Steam error reporting
  • Additional misc bug fixes


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