The remastered re-release lets new players experience the game that defined the award-winning strategy franchise. Total War: Rome Remastered will now feature 4K graphics with multiple improvements to the graphics and some refinements to the gameplay mechanics. The official announcement states that the original experience has been conserved and it should be considered as the best way to revisit a true classic.
Total War: Rome Remastered includes Alexander and Barbarian Invasion DLCs, as well as a copy of the original Rome: Total War Collection, a great added bonus for those who don’t own the special release.
Check the announcement trailer down below:
- Improved Visuals – Rome Remastered brings the classic Rome visuals up to date, with 4K optimization, ultra-widescreen and native UHD resolution support. This visual upgrade extends across a multitude of features, including re-modeled buildings and objects, and environment effects like dust clouds and heat haze. The refreshed campaign maps also boasts new high-resolution models, and units have been remodelled and retextured to look their very best on the battlefield.
- Modern Features – Rome Remastered includes a host of modern features and improvements to existing mechanics. The in-game camera has been enhanced, including map rotation and wider zoom level in Campaign mode. Heat maps and new icon overlays have been added for gameplay mechanics such as diplomacy and security. In Battle, the new tactical map, unit displays and range markers give you greater command over Rome’s battlefields.
- Enhanced Game Mechanics – Players can now expand their armies and experience 16 additional factions that were previously locked, giving a grand total of 38 playable factions. In a first for Total War, you can now take your favourite faction to battle against friends in cross-platform multiplayer between Windows, macOS and Linux. A whole new agent type has also been added to the fray; Merchants can be sent all over the world to creating trade links, access resources and buy out rivals to increase your income and assert your faction’s economic power.
Sega also confirmed that Total War: Rome Remastered is now being offered at half price until May 31, 2021. The game can be purchased via Steam for $29.99 USD.