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Hannibal At The Gates for Total War: Rome II

by on March 14, 2014

CA has just announced its next DLC, a campaign pack called Hannibal At The Gates for Total War: Rome II. The new DLC will bring you into the 2nd Punic Wars and allow you to play as either Rome or Carthage with historical generals such as Scipio or Hannibal. Alongside the two factions you will also be able to play as Syracuse, the Arevaci and the Lusitani.

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We’re delighted to announce the next major Campaign Pack DLC for Total War: ROME II will be centred around one of Rome’s most fearsome adversaries: Hannibal, available March 27th.

Dropping players into the Western Mediterranean at the outbreak of the 2nd Punic War, Hannibal at the Gates features a new campaign map focused on the tinderbox geopolitical situation that brought two ancient world superpowers to all-out war; with sworn rivals Scipio and Hannibal at the very heart of the conflict.

Five playable factions will feature a wealth of new units. Main protagonists Rome and Carthage will benefit from a new civil tech tree based around diplomacy, while the challenge in the shadow of these mighty empires for newcomers Syacuse, the Arevaci and the Lusitani will be formidable.

In addition to this, another significant free content update for ROME II will also drop soon, benefitting all players regardless of whether they own any DLC. Details will be revealed in the next episode of community TV show Rally Point, coming soon.

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