Total War: Arena is a team-based strategy game that focuses on realtime battles on an epic scale. Fans of realtime strategy games will absolutely love this online take on a classic formula, taking part in huge battles of up to 10v10 players. It has many of the elements of offline Total War games, including the strategy, tactics, and teamwork required to win.
Players assume the role of a legendary general from history and take control of three units of warriors. With such iconic figures as Caesar, Alexander the Great, Germanicus, and Leonidas to choose from, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Each has their own strengths and weaknesses, and each has their own unique style of command. As you progress through the game and win battles, you’ll gain experience and level up your commander and units. As you do so, you’ll have access to more skills, abilities, armor, and weapons.
Total War: Arena takes all of the award-winning qualities of the core games and tailors is specifically for an online multiplayer experience. As such, you’ll be able to pit your wits and your tactics against other players. As your armies clash with those of your enemies, you’ll have to use all of your cunning and strategy to get the better of your opponents.
The game is free-to-play; all you need to do is sign up on their website and download the client. There are additional transactions for certain items, but these aren’t essential. They do give some customization elements, as well as a boost to your progression speed.
There is a variety of different maps available in Total War: Arena. From the ancient battlegrounds of Thermopylae and Marathon, to the Rubicon and the Passage of Augustus, players can fight across a host of environments. There are four factions to choose from, including Greece, The Roman Empire, Carthage, and the Barbarians. Each has their own merits and playstyles, meaning you can choose the one that best represents you.
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