Creative Assembly and Sega have just announced the release date of A Total War Saga: Troy, the next installment in their popular real-time strategy saga that will also be exclusive to the Epic Games Store for one year. But that is not the most talked-about thing of all since, in addition, the game will be able to be acquired free the same day of its launching.
You have not misread it. The new game in the Total War saga will be temporarily available for free as part of its exclusive premiere at the Epic Games Store. Thus, next August 13 A Total War Saga: Troy will go on sale in the PC store, and all users who download it within the first 24 hours from its launch will have it in their account for free and forever.
” Thanks to Epic, we are able to offer a Total War title for free on launch day. Doing this for our players excites us immensely,” says Tim Heaton, director of studies at Sega Europe. “This not only means that we can convey the stories and legends of Troy to a wide audience thanks to Epic’s huge platform, but also that new players will be testing Total War for the first time, allowing them to experience the unique gameplay mechanics for the first time. that the saga is famous. “
We do not know the details of the agreement between Epic and Sega for this release, but the truth is that offering your game for free on launch day, which is usually the most important moment for sales, is a real blast. In any case, A Total War Saga: Troy will be available on PC on August 13, 2020, as a temporary exclusive to the Epic Games Store, and will hit other digital platforms in August 2021. Until then, check out the review for Total War Warhammer: II, which has broken its activity record two years after launch.