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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4 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 6
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35 GB
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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.

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kbrown0524
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What settings should I run on?

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Max settings easily. Have you thought about getting a better monitor, you could still max this game at 1920x1080 with ease :)

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On what settings could i play this at 60 fps?

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For 60fps probably medium to tweaked high. You can probably play on very high to tweaked ultra & stay above 40fps. At exteme it will probably be 30+fps. However nVidia just released a new beta driver that is supposed to help a lot. I have not tried it yet. You may do a lot better with it than what I am used to seeing.

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Okay thanks buddy :)

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No problem.Good luck! ;)

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have they fixed the problems

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Many things, but not everything yet. There is a new beta patch 12 available that is supposed to really help seige AI. I haven't tried it yet. Also nVidia beta driver 337.50 is supposed to really help performance. :D

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Thanks for the reply only reason I didn't get the game was due to the bugs it had

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Can I run this game with my current build?


If I upgraded my graphics card to a R9 290x will I be able to max this game at 60 fps?
Also, will my CPU bottleneck the R9? Or will it be ok?


Thanks :)

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Well, for FX-6300, I sugggest to use R9 280X, this is a good match. ;)

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If you can't afford the 280x go for the 270 or 270x. Both should be able to max Rome 2 (maybe with a few tweaks) and neither will bottleneck your cpu :)

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With OC the CPU, he can match FX-6300 with R9 280X, :)

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ok, thanks guys :)

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can i play this ?

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According to the Game Debate (Can I Run It) tool above you can. However I suggest trying this game on the lowest possible settings first, & then adjust them one by one until you are happy with your performance to quality ratio. Good luck

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^this^ and unit size has a huge impact on fps I'd suggest going for medium, any higher and you'll experience lag

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can I?

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At your 1366x768 res probably medium to high with about 30fps.

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can i run this game now? what setting and FPS?

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Tweaked high settings. Medium-high unit size, alpha vegetation off, lower AA, lower shadows and you should be fine for 30+fps

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wow i didnt think i could do it on high thanks the new patches really have changed alot thanks

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J03Z95 has told you right. Use the settings he suggested & you should be ok.

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What settings and fps would I be able to run this game at with my resolution? Thanks

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Max settings at around 30+fps. Lower unit size, turn off alpha vegetation and lower shadows to get better fps.

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Can i run this on Ultra settings? what FPS?

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Ultra you should get around 30fps. I would suggest dropping to high for better fps. Unit size high, shadows high, alpha vegetation off, perhaps lower AA and you should be fine :)

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Hi everyone. Look at the new nVidia beta driver 337.50 being released on April 7th. It has a 64% performance increase listed for Rome II, & a 71% listed for SLI. http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=388074

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