Sega announced their latest entry into the Total War: Warhammer trilogy, Total War: Warhammer II along with a new CGI trailer for the game.
Total War: Warhammer II will be the series second turn-based strategy game. Taking place in the mysterious western continents of the series Old World. The game will feature four new races from the Warhammer Fantasy Battles world. The High Elves, Dark Elves, and Lizardmen are the only one’s announced at the moment with the fourth to be announced at a later date. Players will battle their way through jungles and swamps as they aim for dominion over the Great Vortex that resides above Ulthuan, the elven homeland, deciding whether to save or disrupt it through performing a series of arcane rituals. Total War: Warhammer II aims to offer hundreds of hours of gameplay with its new campaign. Players who own the first game will be able to explore the maps of both games in and update that will release soon after the game’s launch.
Warhammer Fantasy is a low fantasy fictional universe created by Games Workshop and is found in many of the developer’s games. It was originally created in 1983 and has seen many sequels and spinoffs such as the Warhammer 40K series
The Total War series are strategy games that combine turn-based strategy and resource management with real-time tactical controls. The series began on PC in 2000 with Shogun: Total War. The game was well received and spawned a number of other titles using different nations such as Rome or America. In 2016, Creative Assembly released Total War: Warhammer, blending the Total War series gameplay with the lore of the Warhammer franchise, marking it as the first Total War game to take place in a fantasy setting. The game was well received by both fans and critics, selling over half a million copies within a few days of release.
Total War: Warhammer II will be available sometime in 2017, exclusively on PC.