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DOES NOT require the base game Total War: SHOGUN 2 in order to play
The standalone expansion to the award winning Total War: SHOGUN 2 explores the conflict between the Imperial throne and the last Shogunate in 19th century Japan, 400 years after the events of the original game – a dramatic clash of traditional Samurai culture with the explosive power of modern weaponry.
Guide ancient Japan into the modern age, as the arrival of America, Britain and France incites a ferocious civil war which will decide the future of the nation.
Based on the backdrop of the Boshin War period, the new campaign starts in 1864, a time of growing resentment against Western colonial power and influence. As Japan began to modernise and industrialise, the inevitable social and economic changes led to increasingly militant nationalism and antipathy towards the Shogunate.
Shogun 2: Total War - Fall of the Samurai GPU Performance Comparison Graph

Shogun 2: Total War - Fall of the Samurai GPU Analysis
Comparing Shogun 2: Total War - Fall of the Samurai PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that Shogun 2: Total War - Fall of the Samurai is going to need a graphics card that is capable of DX 9 or OpenGL 3.0.

Shogun 2: Total War - Fall of the Samurai makes use of DX11.00 so a GPU with that capability could benefit from enhanced visuals.

To get the best visual graphical experience on Shogun 2: Total War - Fall of the Samurai, aim to have a GPU that has at least 1.024 GB GPU RAM.

Most bottom end graphics cards currently available today, will probably allow you to play Shogun 2: Total War - Fall of the Samurai

We are advised that 11 year old graphics cards should be able to run Shogun 2: Total War - Fall of the Samurai , but there could be a few exceptions to this rule.

Note that most games do not officially support laptop graphics cards, but nowadays many laptop graphics solutions are capable of running modern games. Whether desktop graphics cards or laptop, try searching for your graphics card to compare against the Shogun 2: Total War - Fall of the Samurai graphics card requirements chart below.