TOTAL WAR: ROME REMASTERED FAQ

DATES & GAMES 

WHEN IS TOTAL WAR: ROME REMASTERED BEING RELEASED? 

Total War: ROME REMASTERED launches on the 29th of April 2021 at 15:00 BST. 

WHAT DO I GET WHEN I BUY TOTAL WAR: ROME REMASTERED? 

You will get Total War: ROME REMASTERED, as well as both the Alexander and Barbarian Invasion DLCs. 

If you don’t already own it, you will also get the original ROME: Total War – Collection (please note that the original ROME: Total War is only playable on Windows; it was never released on macOS and Linux on Steam).

If you already own ROME: Total War but not the original Alexander DLC, you will also get that once you buy Total War: ROME REMASTERED (as before, this is only playable on Windows).

WHAT IS THE 50% LOYALTY DISCOUNT FOR TOTAL WAR: ROME REMASTERED? 

We wanted to reward our loyal fans! For a limited time, if you already own ROME: Total War on Steam, you will receive 50% off Total War: ROME REMASTERED!

Simply go to the Steam product page for Total War: ROME REMASTERED and you should see the game available for purchase at 50% off. As per the Steam Play model, you will get access to the game on Windows, macOS and Linux.

This offer is available until May 31st 16:00 PDT / June 1st 00:00 BST. 

CAN PEOPLE WHO OWN THE CD VERSION OF ROME: TOTAL WAR ALSO BENEFIT FROM THE 50% LOYALTY DISCOUNT FOR TOTAL WAR: ROME REMASTERED?

No – this offer is only valid for users who own ROME: Total War on Steam. Unfortunately, we cannot track users who own the CD version in order to offer the discount.

IS TOTAL WAR: ROME REMASTERED REPLACING THE ORIGINAL ROME: TOTAL WAR? 

No – you can still play the original ROME: Total War and, if you don’t already own it, ROME: Total War is included when you purchase Total War: ROME REMASTERED. If you already own ROME: Total War, it will still be present and playable on Windows in your Steam library.

ARE OTHER TOTAL WAR GAMES BEING REMASTERED?

We do not currently plan to remaster any other classic Total War games.

PLATFORMS & STOREFRONTS
WHICH PLATFORMS WILL TOTAL WAR: ROME REMASTERED BE AVAILABLE ON? 

Total War: ROME REMASTERED will be available on Windows, Mac, and Linux.

WHICH STOREFRONTS WILL TOTAL WAR: ROME REMASTERED BE AVAILABLE THROUGH? 

Steam on launch, and the Mac App Store a few weeks later.

WILL TOTAL WAR: ROME REMASTERED BE RELEASED ON THE EPIC GAMES STORE? 

An Epic Games Store release of Total War: ROME REMASTERED is not currently planned.

WHY IS ROME: TOTAL WAR NOW UNAVAILABLE TO PURCHASE ON STEAM? 

We decided to remove the ROME: Total War purchase option from Steam to focus on the definitive version: Total War: ROME REMASTERED. The original ROME: Total War will still be in your Steam library, and if you don’t own it, it will be become available to you as part of your Total War: ROME REMASTERED purchase. 

I PURCHASED TOTAL WAR: ROME REMASTERED AND CANNOT FIND THE ROME: TOTAL WAR – COLLECTION IN THE LAUNCHER. 

The ROME: Total War – Collection will be added directly to your Steam library and not in the same launcher as Total War: ROME REMASTERED.

CAN I PLAY THE ORIGINAL ROME: TOTAL WAR – COLLECTION ON MAC AND LINUX? 

No, unfortunately the ROME: Total War – Collection is only compatible with Windows.

WILL THE MACOS VERSION OF TOTAL WAR: ROME REMASTERED SUPPORT APPLE’S NEW M1 CHIP? 

The game supports it, but unfortunately the Steam client does not; as soon as it does, the game is ready for M1 support. Until then it will run through Rosetta 2 on Steam. On the Mac App Store the game will run M1 native from release.

CONTENT

WHAT NEW FEATURES DOES TOTAL WAR: ROME REMASTERED HAVE? 

Good question! You can find a quick rundown below – stay tuned for more in-depth information about all of Total War: ROME REMASTERED’s shiny new features.

VISUALS 

UHD resolution support
Updated 3D unit models and textures
Widescreen and ultrawide monitor support
Enhanced battlefield environments
Enhanced campaign map
Improved visual effects

FEATURES 

Campaign map overlays
Faction summary screen
Unit status displays
Enhanced camera and controls
New quick lists

GAMEPLAY 

16 additional playable factions (38 in total)
Cross-platform multiplayer
Steam Workshop mod support
New agent: the merchant
New summary screen: the agent hub
Improved diplomacy

USER INTERFACE 

Redesigned UI and tooltips
Optional classic versus remastered rules
Improved sound mix
Added UI scaling
Enhanced iconography
Improved support for colour blindness

HELP SYSTEM 

Fully integrated game manual
Enhanced advisor messages
New first-time player advice
Redesigned campaign tutorial
WHAT ARE THE NEW PLAYABLE FACTIONS?

Base game:

Julii
Brutii
Scipii
Macedon
Egypt
The Seleucid Empire
Carthage
Parthia
Pontus
Gaul
Germania
Britannia
Armenia
Dacia
The Greek Cities
Numidia
Scythia
Spain
Thrace

Barbarian Invasion:

Western Roman Empire
Eastern Roman Empire
Huns
Goths
Sarmatians
Vandals
Franks
Saxons
Celts
Sassanids
Roxolani
Ostrogoths
Romano-British
Slavs
Burgundii
Berbers
Alemanni
Lombardi
GAMEPLAY

WILL TOTAL WAR: ROME REMASTERED BE LOCALISED IN MY LANGUAGE? 

Total War: ROME REMASTERED will include full text for English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Russian, and simplified Chinese. The game will support full voiceover for English, German, French and Russian, and partial voiceover for Spanish, Italian, and Mandarin Chinese.

WILL TOTAL WAR: ROME REMASTERED SUPPORT MODS AT LAUNCH? 

Yes! A new mod support feature has been added and will be available from launch.

CAN I PLAY CROSS-PLATFORM MULTIPLAYER AGAINST OTHER USERS ACROSS WINDOWS, MAC, AND LINUX? 

Yes, you can! For the first time in the history of Total War, you can play multiplayer against friends and foes in Total War: ROME REMASTERED over three different platforms! 

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