Total War: THREE KINGDOMS is the first in the award-winning series to recreate epic conflict across ancient China. Combining a gripping turn-based campaign of empire-building & conquest with stunning real-time battles, THREE KINGDOMS redefines the series in an age of heroes & legends.
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May 23, 2019

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June 13

Announcing Update 1.1.0 Beta!



Announcing Update 1.1.0 beta!

This is the first major update for Total War: THREE KINGDOMS, and includes a host of tweaks, improvements, and fixes to many areas of the game, both technical and gameplay related. We are continuing to work on key game improvements, such as the campaign map stutter issue, for future updates.

To read the patch notes and find out how to opt in to this beta, click here: https://www.totalwar.com/blog/total-war-three-kingdoms-update-1-1-0-beta

We’re planning for Update 1.1.0 to come out of beta next week, coinciding with the arrival of the Reign of Blood Effects Pack. More news on that very soon, but in the meantime enjoy the update and let us know what you think!
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June 12

Total War: THREE KINGDOMS – Update 2



The latest patch for Total War: THREE KINGDOMS is now live and out of beta.

This patch chiefly addresses stability issues, along with some high-priority changes in response to feedback.

Read the full patch notes here: https://www.totalwar.com/blog/total-war-three-kingdoms-update-2
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Reviews

“The example for all games of its breed”
9.3 – IGN

“Supremely balanced, intelligent, and deeply strategic”
9 – Digitally Downloaded

“The best historical entry in the series so far”
9 – Metro

Mac & Linux



Total War: THREE KINGDOMS out now for macOS and Linux.

About This Game

Total War: THREE KINGDOMS is the first in the multi award-winning strategy series to recreate epic conflict across ancient China. Combining a gripping turn-based campaign game of empire-building, statecraft and conquest with stunning real-time battles, Total War: THREE KINGDOMS redefines the series in an age of heroes and legends.



China in 190CE

Welcome to a new era of legendary conquest.

This beautiful but fractured land calls out for a new emperor and a new way of life. Unite China under your rule, forge the next great dynasty, and build a legacy that will last through the ages.
Choose from a cast of 12 legendary Warlords and conquer the realm. Recruit heroic characters to aide your cause and dominate your enemies on military, technological, political, and economic fronts.

Will you build powerful friendships, form brotherly alliances, and earn the respect of your many foes? Or would you rather commit acts of treachery, inflict heart-wrenching betrayals, and become a master of grand political intrigue?

Your legend is yet to be written, but one thing is certain: glorious conquest awaits.

ANCIENT CHINA RECREATED





Discover Three Kingdoms China, a land of breath-taking natural beauty. Battle across lush subtropics, arid deserts and snow-capped mountains. Marvel at legendary landmarks like the Great Wall of China and the Yangtze River. Explore the length and breadth of ancient China as you restore harmony to its embattled landscape.

CHINA’S GREATEST LEGENDS





Forge a new empire as one of 12 legendary Warlords drawn from China’s celebrated historical epic, the Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Peerless commanders, powerful warriors and eminent statesmen, these characters each have a unique playstyle and objectives. Recruit an epic supporting cast of heroes to command your armies, govern your provinces and strengthen your growing empire. Characters are the beating heart of the game, and China’s very future will be shaped by its champions.

GUANXI SYSTEM





Modelled on Guanxi, the Chinese concept of dynamic inter-relationships, Total War: THREE KINGDOMS takes a paradigm-shifting approach to character agency, with iconic, larger-than-life heroes and their relationships defining the future of ancient China. Each of these characters is brought to life with their own unique personality, motivations, and likes/dislikes. They also form their own deep relationships with each other, both positive and negative, that shape how your story plays out.

ARTISTIC PURITY





With stunning visuals and flamboyant Wushu combat, THREE KINGDOMS is the art of war. With beautiful UI, vibrant vistas and authentic Chinese-inspired artwork, this reimagining of ancient China is a visual feast.

REAL-TIME & TURN-BASED HARMONY





The turn-based campaign and real-time battles of Total War: THREE KINGDOMS are more interconnected than ever before. Actions in battle now have much greater consequences, affecting your Heroes’ relationship towards you, as well as the friendships and rivalries they develop with other characters. In a world where powerful allies are one of the keys to success, this adds a brand-new element to how victory is achieved.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

Gameplay consists of graphic and realistic-looking depictions of physical conflict, weapons and depictions of human injury and death.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 64 Bit
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 3.00Ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 650 Ti 1GB|HD 7850 1GB|Intel UHD Graphics 620
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 60 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: 6GB Memory if using integrated GPU
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10 64 Bit
    • Processor: Intel i5-6600 | Ryzen 5 2600X
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 970 | R9 Fury X 4GB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 60 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: macOS 10.14.4
    • Processor: 2GHz Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2GB Nvidia 680MX, 2GB AMD R9 M290, 1.5GB Intel Iris Graphics 540 or better (see notes for more details)
    • Storage: 52 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: The game is officially supported on the following Macs. To check your Mac model and when it was released, select About This Mac from the Apple menu on your menu bar.
      • * All 13" MacBook Pros released since 2016
      • * All 15" MacBook Pros released since Late 2013 with a 2GB graphics card or better
      • * All 21.5" iMacs released since 2017
      • * All 27" iMacs released since Late 2012 with a 2GB graphics card or better
      • * All 27" iMac Pros released since 2017
      • * All Mac Pros released since Late 2013
      Please note for your computer to meet the minimum requirements it must match or better all elements of the listed spec. For more detailed specifications check the Feral website.
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 18.04 64-bit
    • Processor: 3.4GHz Intel Core i3-4130
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2GB AMD R9 285 (GCN 3rd Generation), 2GB Nvidia GTX 680
    • Storage: 60 GB available space
    • Additional Notes:
      • * Requires Vulkan
      • * Nvidia requires 418.56 or newer drivers.
      • * AMD requires Mesa 19.0.1. ​
      • * AMD GCN 3rd Gen GPU's include the R9 285, 380, 380X, Fury, Nano, Fury X.
      • * Intel GPUs are not supported at time of release.
      • * Other modern drivers and distributions are expected to work but are not officially supported.
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 18.04 64-bit
    • Processor: 3.4GHz Intel Core i7-4770
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 4GB AMD RX 480, 4GB Nvidia GTX 970
    • Storage: 60 GB available space
    • Additional Notes:
      • * Requires Vulkan
      • * Nvidia requires 418.56 or newer drivers.
      • * AMD requires Mesa 19.0.1. ​
      • * AMD GCN 3rd Gen GPU's include the R9 285, 380, 380X, Fury, Nano, Fury X.
      • * Intel GPUs are not supported at time of release.
      • * Other modern drivers and distributions are expected to work but are not officially supported.

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