It’s been a little while since we’ve heard any news regarding the incredibly popular, BAFTA award winning Total War: Shogun 2, however Shogun 2 fans will be rejoicing at today’s Steam release of the The Otomo Clan Pack.
The DLC includes the new Otomo faction, a clan of gunpowder pioneers whose dealings with the Portuguese saw them converting to Christianity, as well as new buildings, new units and of course a new, customised tech tree.
Owners of Total War: Shogun 2 and its stand alone expansion, Fall of the Samurai, will also benefit from the release of a free patch which aims to reduce loads times, base install size and other bug fixes detailed here.
The full press release can be read after the jump. If you like what you see, leave us a comment!
Bringing God and the Gun to Medieval Japan!
Otomo ‘Gunpowder’ Clan Pack for Total War™: SHOGUN 2 out now
The Otomo Clan Pack, a brand new playable faction for Total War™: SHOGUN 2™, is now available for download.
Comprising new buildings, new units, a new clan trait and a customized tech tree, The Otomo Clan Pack offers a fresh slant on SHOGUN 2 gameplay with a clan focussed on converting its countrymen to Christianity. Swift to adopt gunpowder weapons and western technologies, and capable of raising war-funds at a surprising rate, players will enjoy a distinctive and progressive new campaign experience for SHOGUN 2.
In addition, all SHOGUN 2 and Fall Of The Samurai players, regardless of whether they purchase The Otomo Clan Pack, will benefit from the accompanying optimization patch which decreases load-times and significantly reduces the base install-size of both titles, and brings a number of bug-fixes and improvements. For further details, visit http://wiki.totalwar.com/w/
The Otomo Clan Pack for Total War™: SHOGUN 2 is available for download now, priced at USD $4.99, GBP £2.99, EUR € 3.99, AUD $6.49, RUB 99p and BRL R$ 4.99.