Previously released on PC, Total War: Shogun 2
is also available now for Mac via Steam, Feral Interactive
announced. The Mac App Store version is scheduled for release in early August.
Total War: Shogun 2 places the series' celebrated gameplay elements of real-time battle tactics and turn-based political strategy against the dramatic backdrop of the Sengoku, or 'Warring States' period of 16th century Japan. As leader of one of nine competing clans, players will attept to dominate Japan and become shogun, unifying the country under one undisputed ruler.
Players will deploy their clan's unique mastery of a particular aspect of warfare as they command samurai, ninjas and warrior monks in spectacular battles across snowcapped mountains, heavily fortified hilltop citadels and fields garlanded with cherry blossom. Off the battlefield, they can develop infrastructure, research new technologies and improve their political position by pursuing intelligent diplomacy and using covert agents to bend rival clans to their will.