Sega just announced a full expansion for Empire: Total War – The Warpath Campaign releases in October.
The add-on adds a new North American campaign map and five new American Indian factions in the Iroquois, Huron, Plains, Pueblo and Cherokee tribes. There’s a new tech tree there, as well.
In addition, the game’s being updated to 1.4 tomorrow update 1.4, fixing some “minor issues” and adding two new historical battles: the Battle of Rossbach and the Battle of Fontenoy.
That bit’s free. Warpath will cost £5.99/€6.99. PR after the break.
EMPIRE: TOTAL WAR EXPANDS
Update 1.4 Out Tuesday, The Warpath Campaign Out October 2009
LONDON (21st September, 2009) – SEGA® Europe Ltd. and The Creative Assembly today announce that Empire: Total War™ expands with The Warpath Campaign. This expansion pack will be exclusively available through Steam™ in October 2009.
Empire: Total War – The Warpath Campaign adds a new detailed North American campaign map to expand the Empire: Total War experience. In addition to this, The Warpath Campaign also adds 5 brand new American Indian factions, the Iroquois, Huron, Plains, Pueblo and Cherokee tribes. The new playable factions will battle the invaders in the Warpath Campaign, and are also playable in multiplayer battles. A new technology tree, with 18 tribal technologies, will only be available to these new factions, as well as 2 new agent types, namely the mystical Shaman and the cunning Scout. These new factions will also have their own unique Elite Units.
The all new update 1.4, which is out on Tuesday September 22nd, fixes some minor issues with Empire: Total War, as well as adding 2 brand new historical battles: the Battle of Rossbach and the Battle of Fontenoy. Both battles are available in single player and multi player and are completely free.
“To further iterate our support for Empire: Total War, we’re happy to announce The Warpath Campaign” says Mike Simpson, Creative Director at the Creative Assembly, “With brand new factions, a full new campaign map to play through and changes to the technology tree, this is the definitive Empire: Total War experience.”
Empire: Total War is set in the 18th century, a turbulent era that is the most requested by Total War’s loyal fan base and a period alive with global conflict, revolutionary fervour and technological advances. Empire: Total War was released on the 6th of March 2009 and will expand this October with The Warpath Campaign.