Total War: ARENA Holds Free-For-All Weekend

Creative Assembly and Wargaming Alliance announced today the free-to-play battle game Total War: ARENA has launched a limited-time open weekend. Players who are not part of the closed beta can join the fray with just a Wargaming.net account and hit the battlefield from November 3 at 2PM UTC through Monday November 6 at 6AM UTC. The open weekend will allow full access to the latest version of Total War: ARENA, letting new commanders test their mettle in epic scale 10 vs 10 multiplayer battles. Choose a commander from three historical…

Total War: ARENA Closed Bèta Code giveaway

Total War: ARENA is a free-to-play, team-based strategy game where players step into the boots of legendary heroes from the past to forge their legacy through combat. Built on years of experience with the critically acclaimed Total War series, it takes the pillars of strategy, intense, tactical combat, and dedication to history the series is famous for and distils it into epic, online combat for new and old fans alike. In massive and fast-paced 10-vs-10 RTS battles, characters control three units with hundreds of warriors and clash across ancient battlefields.…

Deus Vult! Total War: ARENA Closed Beta Begins

The lines have been drawn and the war horns have been sounded, which means Total War: ARENA is now ready for its Closed Beta Test (CBT) to begin. Right out of the gate, budding tacticians have three factions at their disposal: Romans, Greeks, and Barbarians, featuring ten iconic commanders from Caesar, Leonidas, and, new for the CBT—Boudica. Commanders can get to grips with 140+ units, covering archers, spearmen, blade-wielders, siege units, and more. Boudica also brings with her an entirely new Barbarian Army Tech Tree to progress through, including fearsome…

Total War: ARENA Developer Diaries #5 Released

In the newest episode of Total War: ARENA Developer Diaries, host Luke Kneller talks with Creative Assembly’s team about another core element of the game – units, and makes them answer the most frequently asked questions from players. In this video you will learn how recently introduced stats groupings will improve your player experience, if archers will be limited in armor, what it will cost you to set friendly fire, and much more. Which unit fits you the most?

Total War: ARENA Developer Diaries #4 Released

In the latest episode of Total War: ARENA Developer Diaries, host Luke Kneller talks with Creative Assembly’s team about commanders. Discover how each of the legendary heroes you lead into battle affects play style, the nuances they bring to every battle, and the wealth of new tactical options that unlock as you progress through the game. So, which commander will you choose?

Total War: ARENA Developer Diaries #3 Released

In the latest episode of Total War: ARENA Developer Diaries, host Luke Kneller talks with Creative Assembly’s art team about the creation, features, and gameplay challenges they face crafting Total War’s “arenas”. Luke will also be asking the team questions from the community and finding out how the game’s battlegrounds are constantly evolving. You can watch the third episode of Total War: ARENA Developer Diaries here.

Wargaming, SEGA and Creative Assembly announce Strategic Partnership

Wargaming, SEGA and Creative Assembly announced today a new strategic partnership that will see Total War: ARENA published worldwide¹ as the first title released by the newly created publishing label, Wargaming Alliance. Wargaming Alliance is dedicated to providing third-party publishers and developers the tools, resources and platform to enter the highly competitive free-to-play gaming market along with access to Wargaming’s substantial subscriber base of over 100 million gamers. Total War, one of the key pillars of the SEGA business, is one of the most successful and influential strategy franchises of…