Prepare for war Total War fans, Sega has gave word that a demo for the next game in the Total War series; Empire will be going live later today (4pm GMT) on Steam.
The demo will let players learn the basic’s of Empire’s naval and land combat, and allows you to play 2 different historic scenarios. The first one being the legendary ‘Battle of Brandywine Creek’ and the second being the ‘Battle of Lagos’. I will definitely be giving this a download later on today, been a huge fan of the Total War games in the past, and this one is looking even better then Rome.
Press release below:
LONDON (20th January, 2009) – SEGA Europe Ltd. today announced that a playable demo of Empire: Total War will be available on STEAM today at 16.00 GMT. Capturing just a short glimpse of the kind of epic engagements you’ll be playing from March the 3rd when the game is released, this demo will take you through the basics of land and naval command and then let you loose on two historic scenarios.
Playing as the British Empire, you’ll take on the American Army in the pivotal ‘Battle of Brandywine Creek’ and then the French Navy in the decisive ‘Battle of Lagos’
Empire: Total War is set in the 18th century, a turbulent era that is the most requested by Total War’s loyal fan base and a period alive with global conflict, revolutionary fervour and technological advances. With themes such as the Industrial Revolution, America’s struggle for independence, the race to control Eastern trade routes and the globalisation of war on land and sea, Empire: Total War promises to be the richest and most dynamic PC strategy game of all time. Empire: Total War will be released from the 3rd of March, exclusively for PC.
For more information about the demo, please visit www.totalwar.com/demo