Total War: Shogun 2: Fall of the Samurai is now available in North American, European and Australian markets on PC for both digital and retail platforms at MSRP 29.99 USD. Digitally it is available on Steam and SEGA’s online store, with the SEGA online version featuring its own unique clan. The Steam version will also being available in a special edition for 34.99 USD, which features a digital sound track and another unique clan. A retail version is available as well, which features yet another unique clan (for a total of three) as well as a two-sided poster.
As SEGA’s latest entry in the Total War series, the game directly proceeds Total War: Shogun 2. It’s theme covers Japan’s violent transition from feudalism to modernity, focusing heavily on interactions between Japan and foreign nations – most notably the military technology they offer. Many new elements are brought to the series, such as harbour sieges.
Although typically labeled as an expansion pack on most websites, the game is considered it’s own unique release that does require the base game of Total War: Shogun 2, similarly to the 2010 release of Napoleon: Total War.