Apparently they have started closed testing with the alpha version of the game beginning today or tomorrow
"Civilization World Thanks for the great response to the Alpha test registration. We’ve selected the first round of testers who have been notified by email. We’ll begin playing the Alpha version of the game with this group tomorrow. Don’t be discouraged if you were not part of this first round selection; we’ll be inviting more teams in so...on, so stay on the lookout for an email invitation from us!
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