Throughout the game the player can develop his game character by gaining favor with various historical figures such as Julius Caesar, Pompey and Octavian. The benefits provided by these relations are carried over not only for the rest of the campaign but also in free-build maps and multiplayer scenarios.
Persistent Player Character - benefits gained from completed quests are persistent and can be used on any mission, including campaign, free-play and multiplayer
Campaign that features 20 maps of historical cities and locations
Patrons - more than 20 historical figures that offer additional objectives to the player
Over 60 buildings & 50 units
Ships and Islands
New and Improved Economics
Multiplayer - cooperative and competitive mode
Enhanced battle system with standard RTS control of the squads
Grand Monuments such as the Coliseum, Circus Maximus and the Pantheon
City States - famine, siege, riots, etc.
Disasters - random disasters such as plagues, fires and earthquakes. All such disasters will be visualized.