New Humankind DLC Adds Cultures From Africa

Today Sega and Amplitude Studios announces a brand new DLC for their strategy game Humankind, featuring six civilizations from Africa.


Today Sega and Amplitude Studios announces a brand new DLC for their strategy game Humankind.

The DLC focuses on cultures from the African continent, providing one per era, on top of several new wonders.

The DLC releases on Jan. 20, priced at $8.99 (discounted to $8.09 until Jan 24).

You can check out a trailer below, and read an official description for each culture.

Era 1 – Bantu (Expansionist)

The Bantu expansion is a postulated series of major migrations of an original Ntu-speaking group from Central- West-Africa across much of sub-Saharan Africa.
Pick this culture if you want to grab a lot of land fast and early!

• Era 2 – Garamantes (Agrarian)

Their growth and expansion rested on a complex and extensive qanat irrigation system, which supported a strong agricultural economy and large population.
Pick this culture if you want to get food from arid Territories!

• Era 3 – Swahili (Merchant)

The rise of the Swahili coast city-states can be largely attributed to the region’s extensive participation in a trade network that spanned the Indian Ocean.
Pick this culture if you want to take advantage of your coasts!

• Era 4 – Maasai (Agrarian)

A fierce pastoralist people with a Nilotic language. Achieving warrior status meant single-handedly killing a lion with a spear.
Pick this culture if you want to optimise your growth rate!

• Era 5 – Ethiopians (Militarist)

One of only two nations that preserved their sovereignty from long-term colonization. By weaving the natural cliffs and ledges into the creation of their fortresses, Ethiopia was able to fend off most colonial forces.
Pick this culture if you’d like to quickly catch up on military and science!

• Era 6 – Nigerians (Agrarian)

The variety of its terrain and the abundance of its hydraulic resources offer it significant agricultural possibilities and make it one of West Africa’s foremost producers.
Pick this culture to increase your oil deposits!

Below you can find a list of the new wonders.

• Mount Kilimanjaro
• Victoria Falls
• Zuma Rock
• Lake Natron
• Great Mosque of Djenné

Humankind is now available exclusively for PC. If you’d like to read more, you can take a look at our review.

About the author

Giuseppe Nelva

Proud weeb hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long-standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality), MMORPGs, and visual novels are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans on Earth of the flight simulator genre.