Back arrow (CivBE) Civilization: Beyond Earth

These are the planets players can chose to start with in Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth


Planet Specialty
Terran World (CivBE) Terran World

A world with a few large landmasses separated by oceans and some smaller islands.

Protean World (CivBE) Protean World

A world of one ocean and one very large, continuous landmass with the possibility of small, coastal islands.

Atlantean World (CivBE) Atlantean World

A world of islands of varying sizes separated by narrow water passages.

Random World (CivBE) Random World

The game will randomly pick one of these planets for you to play.

Advanced Worlds (CivBE) Advanced Worlds

Unique planets that offer greater challenge for experienced players.
See options below

Custom World (CivBE) Custom World Select a planet and biome combination of your choice

Advanced WorldsEdit

Advanced Worlds (CivBE) Planet Specialty
Archipelago World (CivBE) Archipelago An oceanic world populated by medium and small islands.
Equatorial World (CivBE) Equatorial A rapidly spinning world with a bulging equator and day/night cycle much shorter than Earth's.
Glacial World (CivBE) Glacial [1] A temperate world undergoing severe glaciation during an ice age.
Inland Sea (CivBE) Inland Sea[2] A world with only one habitable region, surrounding the planet's only large body of water.
Skermish (CivBE) Skirmish Multiplayer land battle, optimized for head to head or two teams. Variety of terrains available.
Taigan World (CivBE) Taigan A punishingly cold world whose best lands are found along the coastlines and rivers.
Tiny Islands (CivBE) Tiny Islands[2] An oceanic world populated only by lots of tiny islands.

Exoplanets Map Pack DLC PlanetsEdit

Planet Description
Kepler 186f (CivBE) Kepler 186f This lush forest planet is one of the oldest known Earth-like planets.
Rigil Khantoris Bb (CivBE) Rigil Khantoris Bb Orbiting the closest star to the solar system, the historical records of this arid continental planet’s settlement are well-preserved.
Tau Ceti d (CivBE) Tau Ceti d This planet of seas and archipelagos features a booming biodiversity and a wealth of resources.
Mu Arae f (CivBE) Mu Arae f Tidally locked in orbit around a weak star, the southern hemisphere of this planet is a blistering desert where the sun never sets, while the northern hemisphere is perpetually in frozen darkness.
82 Eridani e (CivBE) 82 Eridani e An alien world of scarce water and wracked by tectonic forces.
Eta Vulpeculae b (CivBE) Eta Vulpeculae b A mysterious new discovery with unknown terrain.


  1. Glacial map only available with my2k account
  2. 2.0 2.1 Island Sea and Tiny Island maps only available as unlockables playing Sid Meier's Starships
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