Total War: WARHAMMER II

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March your army of monstrous creatures into chaotic battles in epic action-strategy with your Total War: WARHAMMER II Steam PC key. Decide the fate of the Great Vortex!
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About Total War: WARHAMMER II

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March your army of monstrous creatures into epic chaotic battles with your Total War: WARHAMMER II Steam PC key. In this action strategy, you'll decide the fate of the Great Vortex in the sequel to the fastest-selling Total War game.

The game focuses heavily on turn-based strategy and real-time tactics, expanding over five continents of the New World – Ulthuan, Naggaroth, The Southlands, Lustria and Nehekhara. Your playstyle, your method of conquering – take on the game’s campaign or take the fight to fellow players and test your leadership skills and the strength of your army in online multiplayer matches. 

CHOOSE YOUR RACE 
A Millennia ago, a council of High Elf mages forged a vast, arcane vortex to draw the Winds of Magic from the world as a sinkhole drains an ocean, and blast the Daemonic hordes back to the Realm of Chaos. Now the Great Vortex falters, and the world again stands at the brink of ruin. 
While powerful forces try to avert catastrophe, others seek to harness the vortex’s energies for their own bitter purpose. The race is on, and the very fate of the world will lie in the hands of the victor. Who will you choose: will it be Prince Tyrion, Defender of Ulthuan, and the High Elves as they desperately try to stabilise the vortex that is situated above their home continent – or maybe the Slann Mage-Priest Mazdamundi and his Lizardmen, who also seek to prevent cataclysm. 
Perhaps you want to see the Great Vortex in the hands of an evil ruler, such as the Witch King Malekith and his sadistic Dark Elf hordes, who travel from Naggaroth and their labyrinthine Black Arks – or the rodent army of Skaven, led by Queek Headtaker, who stir in their foul subterranean tunnels awaiting any excuse to rise to the surface and become the dominant race. 
Each of the four races in Total War: WARHAMMER II will be playable in single and multiplayer campaign, as well as custom and multiplayer battles. As the two Legendary Lords for each race all have their own unique campaign start positions, you’ll be able to play a 2-player co-op campaign with the same race. If you own both parts 1 and 2, you’ll be able to play in multiplayer as any of the races you own. 
As one of the eight Legendary Lords featured in the four races from the Warhammer Fantasy Battles world, you must succeed in performing a series of powerful arcane rituals in order to stabilise or disrupt The Great Vortex depending on your race’s main objective. 
Better still, if you own both Total War: WARHAMMER and Total War: WARHAMMER II, you’ll be able to use any of the races that you own in multiplayer modes – thanks to the Mortal Empires free DLC. 

WAR AND CONQUEST 
Explore the New World as you engage in statecraft and diplomacy to help build your empire, turn by turn. Where words are not enough, you’ll need to capture, build and manage settlements and recruit warriors to your armies. Legendary Lords and Heroes can be armed with mythical weapons and armour to lead your factions across the battlefield with great effect. Negotiate alliances or declare ‘Total War’ against those who stand between you and your objective. 
When it comes to battle, prepare for an intense and exhilarating experience as you command thousands-strong legions of soldiers in tactical conflict. Harness powerful magic and unleash hell as monsters descend on you and your enemies. Victory is not always achieved by charging into battle with a large army; players must also utilise military strategies and lay ambushes to help turn the tide of combat. 

EXPANSION 
Rise of the Tomb Kings 
Witness a new race rise from their desert graves and join the fight in the Rise of the Tomb Kings DLC expansion. The Tomb Kings do not seek to influence the Great Vortex, and therefore do not engage in the race for control of it – but they can be played in the Eye of the Vortex campaign. Instead, they seek the nine cursed Books of Nagash, a search culminating in an epic battle at the Black Pyramid of Nagash itself. Each book grants a special campaign bonus, moving the player closer to an overall victory. 
Money is not desired by the Tomb Kings, but Canopic Jars certainly are. Use these jars to awaken powerful units, unlock techs, perform rites and to craft unique items in the Mortuary Cult. Take advantage of your undead army’s ability to resurrect once more with The Realm of Souls. As more of your warriors fall in battle, the more souls enter the Realm. At three key thresholds, the Realm of Souls triggers a mass healing-wave among your skeletal units, each wave becoming successively more powerful. 
After the final wave, the player also gains an army ability allowing them to summon a unit of mighty Ushabti on the battlefield. 

Blood for the Blood God II 
Add gore and horror to your WARHAMMER II battle experiences with the Blood for the Blood God II DLC expansion. Through the game’s Advanced Graphics Settings, players will witness blood spurts and gory spatter on unit models, limb and head dismemberment for humanoids and non-legendary characters and blood-drenched UI elements – as well as explosive gibbing from deadly mid-torso strikes, random global campaign events that generate greater carnage in battle, and the ability for zombies and skeletons to continue to fight after dismemberment.

Curse of the Vampire Coast
It's a vampire pirates' life for you in the frightening action-packed expansion Total War: WARHAMMER II - Curse of the Vampire Coast. Players will command towering constructs, ghastly pincered sea-beasts, ghoulish horrors and musket-wielding piratical zombie hordes in battle.

Only one who wields the Star-Metal Harpoon will tame the great Merwyrm Amanar, and become immune to its ravenous hunger. Find the Harpoon and invigorate the beast using the three verses of a secret, ancient sea-shanty.

YOUR OFFICIAL TOTAL WAR: WARHAMMER II STEAM PC KEY GIVES YOU:

  • Epic large-scale battles in campaign and multiplayer modes.
  • Detailed maps, armies and effects throughout.
  • Average playtime value of 72 hours!

Please Note: The DLC expansions are sold separately from the main game

Game Details

Platform:
steam
Release Date:
October 05, 2017
Developer:
Creative Assembly
Publisher:
SEGA
Rating:
ESRB rating of 13
PEGI rating of 16
Supported Languages:
English +
Franchises:
Total War
Total War WARHAMMER

Warhammer

Product Requirements

Steam account required for game activation and installation

PC System Requirements
MINIMUM:
OS: Windows 7 64Bit
Processor: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 3.0Ghz
Memory: 5 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 460 1GB | AMD Radeon HD 5770 1GB | Intel HD4000 @720p
Storage: 60 GB available space

RECOMMENDED:
OS: Windows 7 / 8 (8.1)/ 10 64Bit
Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-4570 3.20GHz
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 4GB | AMD Radeon R9 290X 4GB @1080p
Storage: 60 GB available space

Critic Reviews

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XGN

85 / 100
"Total War Warhammer 2 is a worthy successor. A better story, Skaven and Lizardmen as interesting factions and graphics to drool over. Without doubt one of the best fantasy RTS...

Eurogamer Italy

90 / 100
"Total War Warhammer 2 is the highest point in the series, a spectacle of strategy and tactics that makes the most of the wonderful Games Workshop brand while delighting Total...

CGMagazine

95 / 100
"Total War: Warhammer 2 is a fantastic love letter to both Warhammer fans and strategy game players alike."
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90% of users would recommend this.
4.6

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Good start of your Total War(: Warhammer) journey!

The best Total War game out there!
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If there is a Total War game (or a Total War: Warhammer game for that matter) to start with it is this one! I personally think it has the best spread of interesting factions to choose from while also having a real solid and steady game to play. Of course, it is always best to start the one with your favourite factions included as all factions of the earlier games can be transferred into the newer games simply by owning them. No need to start with 3 or buy all of them at the same time.
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Fanatical User
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I thought it was a really interesting concept of combining both turn-base and real-time strategy, but I got confused on how to build a strong army. Every time I fought the computer my units would be massacred. This is probably something I can figure out with more gameplay, but I'm going to shelve it for now.
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Kit
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Amazing game with potential for countless hours of gameplay
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RatsWithGuns
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Enjoyed this game, definitely will be looking to get into Warhammer 3. Would recommend it to anyone who like war strategy games. Definitely think this is the best one.
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Fanatical User
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The only Total War game I'm afraid to play because I know I'll lose so many hours/days with it :)
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Martego
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Great game but I recommend at least getting the Blood for the Blood God DLC feels like somethings missing without it.
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Totally worth it

Anonymous
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Slow gameplay but best of two worlds: total war & warhammer.Must buy if u're into it. Get the first one and play mortal empires. As a con is that dlc's are good mostly but a bit expensive, but the game delivers so go get it...tww3 is coming out soon
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Total War: WARHAMMER II Review

Sam Jones
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The awesome blend of Warhammer and Total War returns, with the second iteration. Bigger and better then ever, you've never felt so satisfied to lead an army into battle - it's a true spectacle to behold. The ultimate Total War experience with a fantasy twist.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Available DLCs for Total War: WARHAMMER II include Total War WARHAMMER II The Silence & the Fury, The Twisted & The Twilight, The Shadow & The Blade, and Rise of the Tomb Kings
Are you ready for a challenge? 40% of GameFAQs users said the difficulty is Just Right. 59% of GameFAQs users said Total War: WARHAMMER II is Tough or Unforgiving.
According to PEGI, Total War: WARHAMMER II is suitable for players aged 16 and above.
Yes, Total War: WARHAMMER II is not fully Steam Deck Verified but the publisher says it is "Playable" on Steam Deck.
  • In-game interface text is legible on Steam Deck
  • This game's default graphics configuration performs well on Steam Deck
  • This game displays compatibility warnings when running on Steam Deck, but runs fine
  • Some functionality is not accessible when using the default controller configuration, requiring use of the touchscreen or virtual keyboard, or a community configuration
  • This game sometimes shows mouse, keyboard, or non-Steam-Deck controller icons
  • Entering some text requires manually invoking the on-screen keyboard

Steam account required for game activation and installation

PC System Requirements
MINIMUM:
OS: Windows 7 64Bit
Processor: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 3.0Ghz
Memory: 5 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 460 1GB | AMD Radeon HD 5770 1GB | Intel HD4000 @720p
Storage: 60 GB available space

RECOMMENDED:
OS: Windows 7 / 8 (8.1)/ 10 64Bit
Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-4570 3.20GHz
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 4GB | AMD Radeon R9 290X 4GB @1080p
Storage: 60 GB available space

The average playtime for GameFAQs users is 79 hours. 81% of users played Total War: WARHAMMER II for over 80 hours.
Yes, Total War: WARHAMMER II has broad critical consensus. 96% of critics on Metacritic recommend Total War: WARHAMMER II. The Metascore is 87 out of 100.
90% of Fanatical users recommend Total War: WARHAMMER II. The average review score is 4.6/5
Yes, 90% of Fanatical users and 96% of critics on Metacritic recommend Total War: WARHAMMER II.
Total War: WARHAMMER II was released on October 05, 2017
Total War: WARHAMMER II is published by SEGA
Total War: WARHAMMER II was developed by Creative Assembly
Fanatical users tagged Total War: WARHAMMER II as Strategy, Grand Strategy, Turn-Based Strategy, and Real Time Tactics
Fanatical users tagged Total War: WARHAMMER II as Fantasy, Tactical, War, and Dark Fantasy
Yes. Fanatical users tagged Total War: WARHAMMER II as having Singleplayer
Yes. Fanatical users tagged Total War: WARHAMMER II as having Multiplayer
Yes. Fanatical users tagged Total War: WARHAMMER II as having Co-op
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Total War: WARHAMMER II as Strategy
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Total War: WARHAMMER II as Grand Strategy
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Total War: WARHAMMER II as Turn-Based Strategy

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