The next new faction for Civ VI will be *drum roll* the Persians.
For as long as the series has existed, there have been few things as satisfying in Civilization as building a city on a single tile/hex of Earth separating two larger landmasses. They’re known as Canal Cities. In their best examples, you’ll see them called Canal Porn.
Sean Bean is not the star of Civilization VI. But he is easily one of the highlights.