Aspyr Media, released a free patch for Sid Meier’s Civilization IV

July 31, 2006

The download (40 MB) is available at This is an official update for Civilization IV. It will fully update any previous version of Civilization IV to version 1.61 Rev A. It is recommended for all users.

This update contains the following fixes:
– Better performance on certain Macs (particularly G5’s) that exhibited excessive CPU use in the original release. The game should no longer run dual CPU’s to 100% capacity.
– Fixed numerous sounds issues including missing sounds, stuttering, 3D sound positioning, and movie soundtracks.
– Fixed globe graphical corruption at Low quality setting.
– Fixed bugs exposed by having the “Big Blue Marble” mod installed in CustomAssets.

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