Freeciv is a Free and Open Source empire-building strategy game inspired by the history of human civilization.

Project news

  • 13th Jun 2022 - 3.0.2 is a generic bugfix release in the stable 3.0 series.
  • 29th May 2022 - There's going to be main freeciv.org server downtime Friday 3rd June - Sunday 5th June. Services affected are forum.freeciv.org, files.freeciv.org, and the main homepage at www.freeciv.org.
  • 14th Apr 2022 - 3.0.1 is a generic bugfix release in the stable 3.0 series.
  • 18th Feb 2022 - Freeciv 3.0.0 has been released. NEWS-3.0.0 describes what's changed since 2.6.x.
    (The previous stable release, 2.6.6, is still available from the Old downloads page.)
  • 09th Feb 2022 - The second release candidate for Freeciv 3.0.0 has been released.
  • 04th Feb 2022 - The first release candidate for Freeciv 3.0.0 has been released.
  • 10th Dec 2021 - 2.6.6 is a generic bugfix release in the stable 2.6 series.
  • 08th Oct 2021 - 3.0.0-beta3 is the third and final beta release of the freeciv-3.0 series.
  • 26th Jun 2021 - 2.6.5 is a generic bugfix release in the stable 2.6 series.
  • 14th May 2021 - 3.0.0-beta2 is the second beta release of the freeciv-3.0 series.
  • 01st Apr 2021 - 2.6.4 is a generic bugfix release in the stable 2.6 series.
  • 19th Mar 2021 - 3.0.0-beta1 is the first beta release of the new freeciv-3.0 series.
  • 31st Dec 2020 - 2.6.3 is a generic bugfix release in the stable 2.6 series.
  • 27th Nov 2020 - 2.6.2.1 is a bugfix release in the stable 2.6 series, fixing critical build failures and crash bugs.
  • 15th Feb 2020 - 2.6.2 is a bugfix release in the stable 2.6 series, mainly improving the clients.
  • 18th Dec 2019 - Two new bugfix releases of Freeciv: 2.6.1 and, for those still playing 2.5, a final 2.5.12 release.

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