SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA® Europe, Ltd. today announced that Total War™: ROME II is now available to purchase on digital download and from retail stores worldwide.
This latest in the acclaimed line of strategy games charges players with creating the most incredible war machine the ancient world has ever seen. Playing either as Rome, or one of many barbarian, Greco-Roman or eastern empires arrayed against them, players must use all the military, political and mercantile power at their disposal to rule the known world.
The most pre-ordered game in the series’ history and winner of more than 20 E3 awards and nominations; ROME II was awarded the best in show strategy game by IGN, Destructoid and GameInformer as well as the E3 Game Critics’ to name a few.
With near half of all Total War players spending more than 50 hours on each game, ROME II attempts to feed those fans with a campaign map nearly twice the size of the previous title and 700+ individual unit types. A phenomenal development achievement for a still-growing studio in its 26th year of business.
Alongside this huge amount of sandbox strategic gameplay, Creative Assembly have announced forthcoming free and paid-for DLC in the coming months, with the intent of supporting ROME II for years to come.
“The team has pulled out all the stops,” commented Total War Creative Director, Mike Simpson, “We hope gamers really enjoy it.”
Total War™: ROME II is available for PC now. For more information check www.totalwar.com
About Total War
Multi-million-selling Total War is one of the most critically-acclaimed series in gaming with a legacy covering 12 years. A drive for historical authenticity and superb gaming quality has helped establish the franchise as one of the most successful PC games of all time. Alongside the core historical-based games, the Total War series has expanded to include mobile and now has a free-to-play title, Total War: ARENA, currently in development. Total War’s website is located at www.totalwar.com.
About Creative Assembly
Founded in 1987 and based in Horsham, West Sussex, Creative Assembly is one of the UK’s most successful and established game studios. Creator of the multi award-winning Total War strategy series, the studio has received numerous press, industry and consumer accolades, including BAFTA and the Develop Industry Excellence awards. With over 250 highly talented developers and counting, the studio is expanding to embark on thrilling new triple-A console, PC and mobile projects. Creative Assembly’s website is located at www.creative-assembly.com.
About SEGA® Europe Ltd.:
SEGA® Europe Ltd. is the European arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA® Corporation, and a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. SEGA Europe’s website is located at www.sega.com.
About SEGA® of America, Inc.:
SEGA® of America, Inc. is the American arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA® Corporation, a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. SEGA of America’s website is located at www.sega.com.