Empire: Total War Uses SpeedTree

SpeedTree licensed to provide convincing visual barriers, natural obstacles and strategic hiding places
IDV also announced that SpeedTreeRT will appear in Empire: Total War, the latest installment in the Total War RTS franchise which will hit the store shelves across North America tomorrow, March 4th. The game was developed by The Creative Assembly and, for the first time ever, it includes 3D naval combat situations. SpeedTreeRT delivers highly realistic trees and plants, with adjustable wind effects, user-configurable and seamless LOD transitions, and an included library of hundreds of tree, plant and marine models representing more than 200 core species.