Total War: THREE KINGDOMS is the first in the multi award-winning strategy series to recreate epic conflict across ancient China. Combining a gripping turn-based campaign game of empire-building, statecraft and conquest with stunning real-time battles, Total War: THREE KINGDOMS redefines the series in an age of heroes and legends.
China in 190 CE: Welcome to a new era of legendary conquest. This beautiful but fractured land calls out for a new emperor and a new way of life. Unite China under your rule, forge the next great dynasty, and build a legacy that will last through the ages.
Choose from a cast of 11 legendary Warlords and conquer the realm. Recruit heroic characters to aide your cause and dominate your enemies on military, technological, political, and economic fronts.
Will you build powerful friendships, form brotherly alliances, and earn the respect of your many foes? Or would you rather commit acts of treachery, inflict heart-wrenching betrayals, and become a master of grand political intrigue?
Your legend is yet to be written, but one thing is certain: glorious conquest awaits.
Eight Princes (DLC)
The year is 291 CE, and a generation has passed since the tumultuous events of the Three Kingdoms period began. Despite the tripartite division of power which brought the conflict to a stalemate, and the brief unification of the kingdoms under the Jin dynasty, civil war is no more than a heartbeat away.
For the Jin is a dynasty divided. Its many ruling princes are hungry for greater power, each with ambitions – and methods – of their own. Eight stand above all others... will they rally to their emperor and empress? Or carve a legacy for themselves that will echo through the ages?
The Eight Princes Chapter Pack is set 100 years after the events of Total War: THREE KINGDOMS, and features a new cast of playable factions led by the foremost princes of the Jin Dynasty. These Eight Princes offer feature substantially different campaign mechanics, focussing their playstyles in fascinating and unique ways.
Contents of the Royal Edition: Total War: Three Kingdoms & Eight Princes (DLC)
- ANCIENT CHINA RECREATED
Discover Three Kingdoms China, a land of breath-taking natural beauty. Explore the length and breadth of ancient China as you restore harmony to its embattled landscape.
- CHINA’S GREATEST LEGENDS
Forge a new empire as one of 11 legendary Warlords drawn from China’s celebrated historical epic, the Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Characters are the beating heart of the game, and China’s very future will be shaped by its champions.
- GUANXI SYSTEM
Modelled on Guanxi, the Chinese concept of dynamic inter-relationships, Total War: THREE KINGDOMS takes a paradigm-shifting approach to character agency, with iconic, larger-than-life heroes and their relationships defining the future of ancient China.
- ARTISTIC PURITY
With stunning visuals and flamboyant Wushu combat, THREE KINGDOMS is the art of war.
- REAL-TIME & TURN-BASED HARMONY
The turn-based campaign and real-time battles of Total War: THREE KINGDOMS are more interconnected than ever before, adding a brand-new element to how victory is achieved.