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What? Of course they did. They were in Rome Total War, they wouldn't not plan to include major factions like the Greek City States in Rome 2 Total War.
This makes zero sense.

Playable factions from the start I mean. You could have seen that when comparing the earlier Macedonian regions compared to the regions they start with now. Before they announced Epirus Macedon got Larissa. Now you see the altered Macedonian map and gave Larissa to Epirus.
http://wiki.totalwar.com/w/Total_War:_Rome_II_-_Macedonian_Faction
http://wiki.totalwar.com/w/Total_War:_Rome_II_-_Epirus_Faction
On their own forum they stated they progressed faster then expected.
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All games have marketing and investments- this is not relevant to, nor an excuse for charging extra for faction DLC.
Refering to the preordering-system.
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You're glad they are charging you extra money for factions that should be included within the original price of the game?

Not saying that, atleast I'm not making a 1st world problem out of it. It is their development and their sellingtactics. If I'm not agreeing I should not buy it rolleyes.gif
Edited by Jopel - 5/18/13 at 3:27am
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Get it from green man gaming, after the coupon its 45$

Steam is a rip

Quick Google search and I found it, Thank you. +REP

I have bought Metro: Last Light and Company of Heroes 2 through GMG- I don't know why I didn't think to look for Rome 2 on GMG as well.

EDIT- The coupon is: GMG25-5GT67-87HJ9 for 25% off Rome 2 at http://www.greenmangaming.com/s/gb/en/pc/games/strategy/total-war-rome-ii/

Valid til the 24th May
Edited by VindalooJim - 5/18/13 at 4:46am
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Tbh I don't care if they release faction DLC... I'll buy it... Personally I think they deserve extra money... Hey might not be so great on the consumers end but their games are the few I actually enjoy and play constantly, they make quality games...
They do more then quality, they set the standard if you ask me. AAA Titles like Crysis can't compete with the content CA puts into Total War games for the same price. If they allow Rome 2 to be modded just like Shogun 2, expect even MORE time spent playing on an already jaw dropping game. Thanks for the GMG link.
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TW: Rome 2 might lure me back from consoles. The TW series is one of the reasons I got into PC gaming in the first place. It's unique style of turn based and RTS combining it with a sense of literally epic proportions is something that I believe is leagues ahead of anything a console can and will ever be capable of. Games like this (and mech and space sims) are the reason AAA titles on PC should exist, not for endless rehashes of the same first person shooter.
Crysis looks pretty and all but a real accomplishment is the 100,000+ individually rendered soldiers fighting in the streets of Carthage had to hand while elephants stomp through their ranks. FPS and most other RTS just don't provide that kind of experience.

*cough* Battlefield *cough* COD*cough**cough*
Edited by redfroth - 5/18/13 at 7:30am
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Get it from green man gaming, after the coupon its 45$

Steam is a rip

Also this is currently the nature of the business, they did say this game cost 40% more than any total war game up to date though.

I should have looked around before pre-purchasing on Steam -.-

But I guess that's good for other games I might buy in the future, so +rep
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I should have looked around before pre-purchasing on Steam -.-

But I guess that's good for other games I might buy in the future, so +rep

You can cancel your preorder on steam for a full refund and buy the game at gmg
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Get your priorities straight.

School can wait, lol.

LMAO

and yes, to people who don't know about GMG, always check there first. Or Amazon. Lots of great deals and usually GMG has a 20 to 25% general coupon. I got Last Light for 37$ the day before release not to mention countless titles I've saved money compared to Steam sales. Great site.
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You can cancel your preorder on steam for a full refund and buy the game at gmg

Awesome! Will do that immediately.
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Just spotted Total War: Rome II as a physical copy on GMG for £26.99


EDIT>Bought. I have now pre-ordered hence getting the Greek state dlcs that should have been included anyway with no extra charge in the game.
Edited by solt - 5/27/13 at 5:39am
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WHY!? Why am I starting my first semester of law school one month before this is released.

It's as if the Gaming Gods have it in for my grades.
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