Total War: SHOGUN 2 is coming to Linux

total war: shogun 2 and fall of the samurai coming to linux in gaming news

So the big gaming news, #FeralInteractive #announced new #TotalWar titles. Hence both historical strategy games Total War: SHOGUN 2. Plus the standalone expansion Total War: SHOGUN 2 – Fall of the Samurai will be released for Linux on May 23rd. Developed by Creative Assembly and published by SEGA for Windows. Therefore these are the latest instalments in the critically-acclaimed Total War series. All brought to Linux by Feral, following Empire, Medieval II and Total War: WARHAMMER.

So Total War: SHOGUN 2 places the series’ celebrated gameplay elements. Including real-time battle tactics and turn-based political strategy gaming. While doing so in backdrop of the Sengoku, or ‘Warring States’ period of 16th century Japan. So as leader of one of nine competing clans. Players will attempt to dominate Japan and become shogun. While unifying the country under one undisputed ruler.

Set in the 19th century, Total War: SHOGUN 2 – Fall of the Samurai thrusts players into a struggle. Since the soul of Japan as Imperial forces clash with those loyal to the shogunate. So players will have to choose a side and deploy their mastery of tactics and strategy. As industrialised warfare, railways and urgent political upheaval reshape the country. Now hurtling into a turbulent modern age.

Multiplayer features online battles, co-operative campaigns, and “Avatar Conquest” mode, in which players team up to form clans and fight alongside their allies to claim territories on unique campaign maps. Online multiplayer will be Linux vs Linux upon launch, and Feral is working on a patch that will enable macOS vs Linux in the near future.

So both games will be available as premium versions. The Total War: SHOGUN 2 Collection and the Total War: SHOGUN 2 – Fall of the Samurai Collection. Which will contain all additional content for each game. The Collections will be released alongside the base games on May 23rd.

“Total War: SHOGUN 2 and Fall of the Samurai use their historical source material to present players with exciting strategic challenges,” said David Stephen, Managing Director of Feral Interactive. “Whether they’re mastering authentic samurai battle tactics. Or keeping up with the fast-advancing military technology of the 19th century. Players will need skill, ingenuity and daring to prevail.”

Fall of the Samurai for Linux:

Available through the Feral Store and Steam, the pricing will be as follows:

  • Total War: SHOGUN 2 Collection – $49.99/£39.99/44,99€
  • Total War: SHOGUN 2 – Fall of the Samurai Collection $39.99/£29.99/34,99€

A Feral dedicated minisite for Total War: SHOGUN 2 and Total War: SHOGUN 2 – Fall of the Samurai are available now. Along with announcement trailers on YouTube. More news coming soon.

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