Immortal Empires out of beta and free for all Total War: Warhammer III owners

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For the Druchii!

Sega and Creative Assembly have announced that one of the most lavishly massive campaigns for any strategy game is finally exiting the beta stage for Total War: Warhammer III. Immortal Empires merges the worlds of all three Total War: Warhammer games into one giant map, complete with every faction released across the series.

February 17th marks a full year since the launch of Total War: Warhammer III. During that time, the team has been plucking away at the Immortal Empires mode within it, providing it to players to collect feedback on. They’ve made tweaks and additions, such as end-game goals, and now it’s time to see it in its completed glory.

Best yet, anyone who owns Total War: Warhammer III will have access to the campaign mode. Previously, you had to own its two predecessors in order to jam all the worlds together. There is still one caveat; you’ll need to own the previous games to actually play as many of the factions held within them. Likewise, DLC still works the same, requiring you to purchase any additional factions outside the ones contained within the base game. That sounds like it sucks, but there are a lot of factions, and you’ll still get to see and interact with them, even if you don’t own them. It’s probably better if you just find the ones you think are most interesting and purchase those exclusively, rather than intimidating yourself by trying to purchase everything at once.

I regret not getting into the Total War: Warhammer games earlier because they are some fantastic strategy titles. Unlike many earlier iterations of the Total War series, every faction is extremely unique, not just in units but also in playstyle and campaign goals. The sheer amount of variety in the game is staggering, even if you’re just playing the base product.

Total War: Warhammer III is available for Windows, MacOS, and Linux. The Immortal Empires campaign is a free update for everyone who owns the base game.

Zoey Handley
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