SEGA and Creative Assembly have now pinned down a date for Total War: Warhammer.
Warhammer and strategy fans will be able to get their hands on the first game in the Total War: Warhammer trilogy on 28 April 2016.
Gamers who get in early and pre-order will receive the game’s first DLC for free when it releases. This Chaos Warriors Race Pack includes three new playable Legendary Lords, enabling you to select the corrupted and powerful Chaos Warriors as your race in the Grand Campaign. The pack also comes with “unique new mounts, bloodthirsty units and monstrous creatures”.
If you want to spend more cash there’s also the Total War: Warhammer High King Edition which will be “produced in a single, extremely limited run”. This special edition will include:
- Grudge Ring: This quality metal ring, with a rotating inner band is perfect to spin whilst brooding over grudges and plotting revenge. Six numbered bevels on the inner hoop allow the ring to double as a fully functioning die.
- Slayer’s Whetstone Pendant: Made of genuine, functional whetstone and inscribed with the talismanic Master Rune of Spite, this hefty trinket would be treasured and jealously guarded by any self-respecting Slayer, who aims to keep a keen edge on their blades.
- Dwarfen Drinking Horn & Stand: Toast your victories with this beautifully decorated drinking horn; wrought with icons and sigils in the Dwarfen craftsman style. Suitable for both display and practical use, it can hold a full pint and comes complete with its own unique metal display stand. Please note, liquid cannot be ‘sipped’ from this drinking horn, it may only be ‘quaffed’.
- Canvas Map: Plan your campaigns of conquest as any High King should with this gorgeously illustrated canvas map of the game world.
- Integrated Artbook: Integrated into the High King Edition’s impressive packaging is a large art book featuring exclusive concepts.
- Metal Case: Protect your game disks from the perilous dangers of the Old World with this exclusive metal case.
- Insider Guide: A printed strategy guide for Total War: WARHAMMER; this book will help get you started with the game and offers invaluable tactical advice to help you dominate the battlefields of the Old World.
- Chaos Warriors Race Pack: The Chaos Warriors Race Pack offers a new playable race with a full roster of bloodthirsty units, terrifying mounts and monstrous creatures. Lead the corrupted Chaos hordes as one of three new playable Legendary Lords and embrace the Ruinous Powers as you embark on brand new quest chains, unlocking powerful items and gaining the favour of the dark Chaos Gods.
The’re also a Limited Edition which will include the metal case and Insider Guide detailed above in the High King Edition.
Finally, here’s a new in-engine video for the Chaos Warriors and a few shots.