We’ve now got less than a month to go until we get a full-blown new historical Total War game, the first in quite some time. Total War: Three Kingdoms comes to PC on May 23rd, realising a huge three-way conflict between the warring kingdoms of ancient China following the collapse of the Han Empire.
A new trailer for Total War: Three Kingdoms details the 12 unique warlords players will be available to pick from, each tailored towards different playstyles. Different warlords have different skills, whether that’s Liu Biao, an aristocrat who excels at uniting China through democratic means yet starts with next to nothing, or Dong Zhuo, a tyrant who has captured the child emperor has given him access to the Han Empire’s remaining forces and a powerful starting position.
The 12 confirmed warlords for Total War: Three Kingdoms are:
- Sun Jian, the Tiger of Jiangdong.
- Cao Cao, the Puppet Master.
- Liu Bei, the Leader of the People.
- Zheng Jiang, the Bandit Queen.
- Dong Zhuo, the Tyrant.
- Gongsun Zan, the Knight.
- Yuan Shu, the Pretender.
- Kong Rong, the Master Scholar.
- Liu Biao, the Aristocrat.
- Zhang Yan, the Soldier of Fortune.
- Ma Teng, the Loyalist.
- Yuan Shao, the Alliance Leader.
Total War: Three Kingdoms is out on PC on May 23rd. The PC system specs for TW: 3 Kingdoms are already out so be sure to check them to ensure your rig’s up to the task before launch.