Rise of the Samurai, the stand-alone add-on for Total War: Shogun 2, finally has a release date. It’s going to hit digital platforms on March 23rd. Right now, you can pre-order it on Steam and get a special clan as a bonus. I know some Shogun 2 fans are eagerly anticipating this add-on, especially since it’s full of new content. It’s great that it actually is coming this soon too! Hit the jump for the full press-release!
TOTAL WAR: SHOGUN 2 – FALL OF THE SAMURAI’ RELEASE DATE ANNOUNCED
THE SAMURAI WILL FALL IN LATE MARCH 2012
LONDON AND SAN FRANCISCO (31 January 2012) – SEGA® Europe Ltd. and SEGA® of America, Inc. today revealed that Total War: SHOGUN 2™: Fall of the Samurai, the stand alone expansion to the critically acclaimed Total War: SHOGUN 2™, will be available worldwide from the 23rd March 2012.
The ‘Fall of the Samurai’ is the fastest pre-ordered Total War title to date with thousands of copies already purchased. The wait is almost over, so pre-order your copy now to receive an exclusive extra playable faction of your choice.
“We’re delighted that the fans have resonated so positively and quickly towards the latest excellent instalment from Creative Assembly. Shogun 2 has built an incredible audience over the last 12 months and now Fall of the Samurai will continue to build the enjoyment”, said John Clark, Director of Digital Distribution.
Total War: SHOGUN 2 pushes forward the hugely successful Total War series by perfecting the features from previous games such as full 3D land and naval battles and a detailed campaign map, whilst adding an exciting new multiplayer experience. Total War: SHOGUN 2 released in March 2011.