Anyone that's into Sid Meier's Civilization is in the midst of an agonizing wait, since Civilization: Beyond Earth won't arrive until October 24. So 2K is offering a little something while everyone waits.
The last game in the series, Sid Meier's Civilization V, will be playable for free from now until October 23 at 10AM PDT on Steam. Those interested in picking up that game can grab it for full price. For those simply killing time until Beyond Earth arrives, that game can be pre-loaded on Steam right now.