Civilization IV Patch Released
6:59 PM | Tuncer Deniz | 8 comments
Aspyr has posted a beta patch for Civilization IV for the Macintosh. The new patch fixes a nasty bug that caused certain Macs, especially G5's, to run the CPU's excessively. The game should no longer run dual CPU's to 100% capacity. The patch also fixes some missing sounds to play correctly. Other sounds may still be inaudible. A future official release of the Rev A patch will address those.
Here are a few known issues with Civ IV:
If you experience kernel panics on Intel Macs, make sure you have installed the latest version of the OS X 10.4.7 Combo update. If problems persist, turn off FSAA options and/or run the game in a window.The Civilization IV patch is available for download from Macgamefiles.com and weighs in at 15 MB.
- Some sounds will not play, or will play at such low volume they can't be heard.
Don't have Civilization IV yet? Pick up a copy at Macgamestore.com for $49.95.
MGF: Civilization IV Beta 1.61 Rev A
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