Total War: Rome II [PC]
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Total War: Rome II PC Release date
EU Release Date:
Sep-03-2013
US Release Date:
Sep-03-2013
AU Release Date:
Sep-03-2013
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Genre
Strategy
Theme
Historic
War
Total War: Rome II is available on PC
Direct X
Total War: Rome II has the option of advanced Direct X which usually result in enhanced graphics. If your system is not good enough for these higher levels of DX the game should still run ok
Co-op Game
Total War: Rome II has a co-op mode so you can play with your mates on the same side, usually through the main story mode
MultiPlayer
Total War: Rome II is designed to be played with other people or it is heavily bias towards that type of gameplay
Back of the Box
Become the world’s first superpower and command the most incredible and vast war machine of the Ancient world. Dominate the enemies of your glorious empire by military, economic and political means. Your rise will bring admiration from your followers but will also attract greed and jealousy, even from your closest allies.
Will betrayal strike you down, or will you be the first to turn on old friends? How much are you ready to sacrifice for your vision of Rome? Will you fight to save the Republic, or plot to rule alone as Dictator — as Emperor?

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Total War: Rome II System Requirements
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GD Verdict
GD Adjusted Requirements
4 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 6
Win 7 64
DX 9
35 GB
FPS
Recommended Requirements
4 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 6
Win 7 64
DX 11
35 GB
FPS
Average Frames Per Second
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Premium Only FPS
Medium Setting
Premium Only FPS
High Setting
Premium Only FPS
Ultra Setting
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Total War: Rome II Gamer Feedback Results
  • Anti Aliasing
    MSAA 8x
    Mac OS
    Yes 36%
    No 64%
    Console Port
    No 100%
    Bindable Mouse Btns
    Yes
  • PC Optimised
    Yes 58%
    No 42%
    Sandbox Quality
    Great 50%
    Oculus Support
    No
    Frame per Sec Cap
    No 73%
  • What People Will Pay
    $31
    AMD optimised
    Yes 67%
    No 33%
    Nvidia optimised
    Yes 78%
    No 22%
    Game too Buggy
    Yes 55%
    No 45%
  • Good on Low graphics
    Yes 65%
    No 35%
    Upgrade PC for this
    Yes 90%
    No 10%
    Good Surround Sound
    Yes 94%
    No 6%
    Replayability
    Yes
    7.4 / 10
  • Multiple Endings
    Yes 88%
    No 13%
    Time to Complete
    59 hours
    Best Control Scheme
    Mouse 100%
    Game Difficulty
  • Sli/Crossfire Support
    Yes
    Non-skip Cutscenes
    No 90%
    Anytime Quick Save
    Yes
    Worth Getting
    Yes 95%
    No 5%
8.6

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The latest system requirements News for Total War: Rome II
Sep-10-2014 The Creative Assembly has announced that hot on the heels of the arrival of Total War: Rome II Emperor Edition this month, it will also be revealing a brand new title in the Total War series at EGX on...
Aug-31-2014 It’s been a full year since Total War: Rome II’s introduction, and in that time The Creative Assembly has been busying itself on a host of free content - along with the usual abundance of ...
Jan-20-2014 The Creative Assembly has at last opened up its Total War: Rome II mod tools to the baying hordes eager to tweak, with the beta release of its development tools hitting Steam.The Assembly Kit for Tota...
Nov-09-2013 More and more in this day and age we’re seeing developers revert to releasing titles that are in no way, shape, or form ready for retail, relying instead on an influx of patches and updates to g...
Nov-08-2013 The Steam Machines are so very nearly upon us, and ahead of next year’s release the Creative Assembly has announced that it’s all conquering Total War series will be marching into battle o...
Oct-21-2013 Total War: Rome 2’s latest in its seemingly never-ending series of patch releases has added some surprising new features that help to set this bug-fixing download apart from the rest.Not content...
Sep-24-2013 Creative Assembly is still rolling out the patches for its recently released Total War: Rome 2. We are now approaching Patch 3 and there are a tonne of extra tweaks and fixes to be found.If your ...
Sep-17-2013 Rome wasn't built in a day and neither, it seems, was Rome II.Total War: Rome II launched on September 3rd to significant outcry about a number of performance and AI issues that were plaguing the game...
Sep-09-2013 AMD has brought out an update to its Catalyst driver that brings about a number of improvements to some key releases.One of the highlights of the update is that the PCI-E bus speed is no longer set to...
Sep-08-2013 The Creative Assembly have had their fair share of high profile games, not least of which is the recent Total War: Rome II.It looks like they’re now getting set to add another franchise to their...
Sep-06-2013 The developers over at Creative Assembly have been hard at work on the first of a weekly series of patches for Total War: Rome II after less than stellar stability at launch.The first beta patch has b...
Sep-08-2013 Some of you may be rather knowledgeable about Roman weapons and armour, but for many of us it's a topic that we haven't thought about since that visit to Hadrian's Wall.If you need a brush up on your ...
Sep-05-2013 Total War: Rome II has come under fire since its release on Tuesday for a number of hardware issues and bugs but it is set to get a patch this friday to resolve a number of issues.As we revealed a cou...
Sep-03-2013 By the sounds of it there are a lot of people suffering from Rome 2 graphics issues and performance problems when trying to get their game up and running smoothly. People with giant rigs as well as lo...
Sep-03-2013 The Romans are coming...because that magical day everyone (Divayth & Me) has been waiting for, is finally here. I know you're all itching to rush out and grab your copy of Total War Rome 2 but are...
Sep-02-2013 Take your toilet breaks now. Stock up on energy drinks. Put Dominos on speed dial. Total War: Rome II marches into view tomorrow, and for many of us it’s time to put life on hold.The Creative As...
Aug-23-2013 Total War: Rome II is a strategy game on an incredible scale, that recreates historic battlefields and events. The Total War series in general has had a long history of success with this formula.Still...
Aug-19-2013 Its Gamescom 2013 week and we are putting together our usual heavy dose of gaming coverage.To start things off we have a bunch of game trailers that we gathered together over the weekend for you. We h...
Aug-16-2013 Anyone who has played other Total War games will know that the series has some barriers to entry, not least of which is the sometimes overwhelming depth of gameplay - much of which is never clearly ex...
Jul-19-2013 Rome Total War was incredibly well regarded as a strategy game, and the remake is getting closer and closer to release.Total War: Rome II is doing it's best to surpass the previous game, adding all th...
Jun-23-2013 This one is for our man Divayth. Like me, he loves his Total War games. Rich in history and deep in strategy. A real PC connoisseur’s game.The ancient world of Caesar is coming to PCs in Septemb...
Jun-24-2013 If you want to get a glimpse of the games played at Rezzed this year, but just couldn't make it, look no further.As well as our Space Hulk Hands On and our Total War: Rome II Hands On, there are video...
Jun-18-2013 It can be hard not being based in the US, as so many of the large events happen there - the obvious example being E3.Luckily, the guys at Rock Paper Shotgun and Eurogamer are UK based, and are doing t...
May-20-2013 Selling a game only once it's released is so last decade; pre-orders and open beta's are where the money's at now.Total War: Rome II, the upcoming sequel to Rome: Total War, is currently the fastest s...
Full system requirements for Total War: Rome II reported on May-12-2013

The mighty Total War series can only be played on a PC. It is a shining emblem of what makes the PC platform so awesome. The game is lauded as pretty much the best historical strategy game you can get and for good reason.

On September 3rd 2013 Total War: Rome II will be released and we now have the Rome 2 Total War system requirements for you to see if your PC can run it...

Total War Rome 2 Minimum System Requirements

OS: Windows XP

CPU: 2.0 GHz Dual Core or 2.6 GHz Single Core

RAM: Win XP - 1GB Memory & Win Vista/7/8 - 2GB Memory

GPU RAM: 512MB with VRAM and 3.0 Shader model

HD: 35GB of Free space

DX: 9.0c

NET: You are going to need an online connection to activate your copy of Rome 2

Total War Rome 2 Recommended System Requirements

OS:  Windows 7 / Windows 8

CPU: 2nd Gen Intel i5

RAM: Win XP - 2GB Memory & Win Vista/7/8 - 4GB Memory

GPU RAM: 1024MB with VRAM and 3.0 Shader model

DX: 11

So wow, thats some very weak minimum requirements, however we have updated our full requirements list on the Total War: Rome II game page so you can the recommended and GD adjusted requirements for Rome 2.

This opens the game up to many gamers no matter how old your system you are likely to be able to at least get a very stripped down version of the game running.

Despite those min requirements we strongly recommend getting a good quad core CPU for Rome 2. Something like an AMD FX-4100 would do. This will help by letting you increase the possible troop numbers per battle unit. It will also mean you dont have to wait an age while the computer calculates the other factions between game turns.

We still think that getting a pretty strong GPU, like a Nvidia GTX 560 Ti or AMD Radeon HD 7870 or better for Rome 2 would take away any worry about whether you can play the game in it s full visual glory or not. Freely allowing you to turn on the extra lighting features, rendering close ups of battling soldiers as they get caught with a flaming  arrow through the brains. Splendid!

RAM wise Rome 2 will only need 1GB when running in Windows XP, but to get the game to run without any issues in this department we will recommend at least 4GB.

Personally I am looking forward to seeing if they have managed to sort out the diplomacy and interaction between factions. This area of Total War has always been lacking despite their best efforts. After all, recreating human reactions is often more complex than just a clever algorithm, otherwise our PCs would already be chatting to us each day about what they like to get up to while we sleep. Think about that when you next consider game AI to be a bit stupid.

Sega are letting you pre-order Total War: Rome 2 now for £44.99 or $59.95

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abesquall
22:23 Oct-28-2014
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Can you help me to build a config to play this game?
My budget is -300€ and I need everything except the hard drive…

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ProBook4430s
23:54 Oct-28-2014
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With that, you just can get CPU, GPU, and MoBo (standard MoBo)
Maybe you need more budget bro ;)

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roli90
17:20 Oct-11-2014
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hey what settnings can i play on,please get back to me

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badpokerface321
20:00 Oct-12-2014
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I'd say you could probably run this on at least High settings with maybe a couple things turned up to Ultra and still get a steady 60 fps. If you Overclock your CPU a little bit you could get even better performance.

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roli90
07:15 Oct-15-2014
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hmmm,when im playing it i have to keep almost everything on low/medium and small units otherwise i get lag in the big battles,is it my cpu that holds me back?

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badpokerface321
03:28 Oct-24-2014
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That's strange, you exceed the recommended requirements for this game and my rig isn't that much more powerful than yours and I can run on ultra. Maybe it's just compatibility issues?

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roli90
13:50 Oct-27-2014
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yeah must be i think its my cpu? maybe intel is better with total war games? i know that the game doesnt make use of all cores so maybe its that?

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remeke15
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yea rome 2 is more of a intel game and plays better when using intel cpus, but you still have a good cpu just down to optimization.

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roli90
12:12 Oct-30-2014
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will a i7 4790k with a msi geforce gtx 970 4gb play this at ultra /extreme? how is it working for you? also is it good for new heavier games? that setup.

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15:06 Oct-30-2014
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This set is great for me max most games out at 1080p (will be getting new monitor) but yea the game works perfect for me all max, Tbh games like this don't need to run at 30fps to look smooth in my opinion

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roli90
15:39 Oct-30-2014
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alright have been thinking of upgrading to that set, what are your average fps at extreme if you play at that or ultra?

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Sirchamp123
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What settings for my rig but with a gtx 760?

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Sirchamp123
11:21 Oct-10-2014
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ok what settings would i get with an i5-4670k, 8 gbs of ddr3 ram, and a gtx 970 at 1600 x 900 res? what about with only a gtx 760? thanks

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ultra just depends on how big your units are a how many on the battle field

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KurusIV
10:24 Oct-01-2014
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is there any hope of me running if so optimal settings? how much of a difference if i upgraded to a core 2 quad q6600? i run the campaign map horribly

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KOBRA1
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can i run this

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badpokerface321
19:32 Sep-28-2014
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Not at that resolution, but if you take it down to regular 1080p or better yet 900/720p, Maybe? Not anymore than the lowest of settings on 900p for decent FPS.

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RaggaR
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Might I be able to run this on medium? I've been thinking of buying, but due to high price, I haven't had the guts to go on and do it before knowing it will work…

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23:55 Oct-28-2014
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Yep, Medium will good, just turn off AA and Vsync. ;)

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08:28 Sep-21-2014
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Settings and FPS please

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23:57 Oct-28-2014
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High settings, but you will get some FPS drops when you have thousand units battle in this game,
Good luck ;)


But that is not a problem, go on mate :)

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settings and fps

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You should get decent fps on high settings

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denrean
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A year ago I wasn't able to play due to technical errors in the campaign mode (everything else ran smoothly)
Could you suggest some optimal settings for me?

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anmolsajwan
11:43 Sep-18-2014
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Man, This game has average optimization ,so high/ultra settings 1080p should be fine with your rig.

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can i run this game on ultra or hight settings ? please answer quick :)

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Nejjassa
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well, theres… Low/Medium/High/Very High/Ultra/Extreme … You could prob run it on high.

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