A new grand-scale Campaign Pack for Total War: ROME II
Plunges players into the crisis of the third century, a critical turning-point for Rome
Play as one of ten different factions across five cultural groups
New Heroic Factions with elaborate victory conditions, famous leaders and crafted event-chains
New period-specific events, dilemmas and missions
New Campaign features: Plagues, Cults and Banditry
Restructured technologies and unique new buildings
The year is 270 AD. A string of inept emperors and usurpers vying for power has led the Roman Empire into near-total economic collapse. This is its gravest crisis yet.
Eager to capitalise on Rome’s instability, barbarian tribes gather like a storm on the borders, to plunder the riches of civilisation.
To the east, the Sassanids set out on a grand conquest that culminates with an assault against Roman lands. They are held back only by a staunch defence led by Palmyra. Queen Zenobia holds fast – but for how long?
The once-glorious legions are forced to assume a defensive posture as their strength wanes; time is not on Rome’s side. However, there is yet hope. Aurelian stands ready to take the reins in Rome, though the task he faces seems insurmountable…