Early-Adopter Bonus for digital download and physical Limited Edition available now
LONDON – February 1st, 2017 – Throughout the sceptred isle of Britain the kings of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales plot their paths to dominance against each other, and the Viking horde. On 19th April there will be war, when A Total War™ Saga: THRONES OF BRITANNIA releases worldwide.
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A Total War™ Saga: THRONES OF BRITANNIA will be available as a digital download or as a Limited Edition boxed product available in some territories*. The Limited Edition comes in an embossed Steelbook® inspired by ornately decorated Anglo Saxon helmets of the period, such as the famously reconstructed Sutton Hoo. The Limited Edition also includes a double-sided poster featuring a detailed campaign map and a set of collectable art cards celebrating five of the most prominent in-game faction leaders.
A Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia will be available from 19th April and is available to pre-order digitally from SEGA approved digital retailers** with a 10% discount from today until 19th April. The Limited Edition will be available to pre-order from participating local retailers very soon. Additionally, Creative Assembly will donate 25% of their profit from every pre-sale of Thrones of Britannia from now until launch, to War Child UK.
Total War games revolve around war; its strategic and tactical challenges, the impact it has on national economies, and many other high-level abstractions. However, the brutal reality is that war has horrific consequences for the innocent, and children are often the most vulnerable. War Child UK, the charity for children affected by conflict is striving for a world with no child’s life torn apart by war. It aims to reach children as early as possible when conflict breaks out and stays to support them through their recovery – helping to keep them safe, give them an education, and equip them with skills for the future.
For more information on the War Child UK donation and the Limited Edition, visit our blog post here: https://www.totalwar.com/blog/britannia-release-date-system-requirements
Further details on Thrones of Britannia can be found on the Steam page, here: http://store.steampowered.com/app/712100/Total_War_Saga_Thrones_of_Britannia/
A closer look at Thrones of Britannia’s unique narrative style can be seen in the “In Game Narrative” Developer Interview: https://youtu.be/ESiYBK79vvA
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- Available in Australia, Poland, UK, Germany, Italy and France. Check with local retailers for details.
** Please check here for an exhaustive list of digital retailers and more details as to what constitutes a SEGA approved retailer
About Total War™:
Multi-million-selling Total War is one of the most critically-acclaimed series in gaming; now over 15 years old. A drive for historical authenticity and superb gaming quality has helped establish the franchise as one of the most successful PC games of all time. Alongside the core historical-based games, the Total War series has expanded to include free-to-play mobile (Total War Battles™: KINGDOM) and PC titles (Total War™: ARENA), currently in development. Their dedicated development teams are joined by those working on Total War: WARHAMMER and future Total War titles. Total War’s website is located at www.totalwar.com
About Creative Assembly™:
Creative Assembly is one of the UK’s leading games development studios, founded in 1987 and located in West Sussex, UK and in Sofia, Bulgaria. With a heritage of award-winning AAA titles, including the multi-million selling Total War™ series, Creative Assembly continues to build an impressive portfolio of games and world-renowned partnerships; working with Games Workshop on Total War™: WARHAMMER®, Wargaming Alliance on Total War™: ARENA, Twentieth Century Fox on Alien: Isolation, plus 343 Industries and Microsoft on Halo Wars 2. Creative Assembly has, with their exceptionally talented team of over 500, amassed a wealth of awards, including recent accolades from BAFTA, Music+Sound and Develop’s Industry Excellence awards. www.creative-assembly.com
About SEGA® Europe Ltd.
SEGA Europe Ltd. is the European Distribution arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA Games Co., Ltd., and a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe. SEGA wholly owns the video game development studios Creative Assembly, Relic Entertainment, Amplitude Studios, Sports Interactive and Hardlight. SEGA Europe’s website is located at www.sega.co.uk .
About War Child UK:
War Child is striving for a world where children’s lives are no longer torn apart by war.
We protect, educate and stand up for the rights of children caught up in conflict. We aim to reach children as early as possible when conflict breaks out, and stay to support them through their recovery – helping to keep them safe, give them an education, and equip them with skills for the future.
We understand children’s needs, respect their rights, and put them at the centre of the solution – from supporting Syrian children to access education, to reintegrating child soldiers in the Central African Republic and promoting justice for young people in detention in Afghanistan. Together with our partners we work in 15 countries across Africa, Asia and the Middle East, and Latin America.
We also work with children and young people to change systems and practices that affect them – campaigning on the root causes of conflict and demanding that children are at the centre of humanitarian response
Charity number: 1071659