Total War: Warhammer dated for April, Chaos Warriors Race Pack is a pre-order incentive

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 22 October 2015 14:58 GMT

Total War: Warhammer has a release date, and along with when you can start playing, The Creative Assembly also announced special editions for the game and the Chaos Warriors Race Pack as a pre-order bonus.

The Chaos Warriors Race Pack pre-order bonus is the first DLC for the title. It will be made available for free alongside the game on release day – if you pre-order.

It comes with three new playable Legendary Lords, enabling players to select the Chaos Warriors as their race in the Grand Campaign.

This Race Pack also brings with it a new, narrative-driven quest chain for each Legendary Lord, and an armory of cursed magic items.

No word on whether or not the DLC will be made available for purchase, but we expect it at some point. For now, you’ll have to pre-order the game in order to get the Chaos race pack.

The standard edition of the game is available for pre-order through Steam and other retailers via the Total War website.

Other editions include:

High King Edition – Limited Run (£99.99)

  • Modeled after the Book of Grudges: Comes in a large ornate presentation box, featuring metallic gold and 3D sculpted detail in the iconic Dwarfen style.
  • Grudge Ring: Metal ring with a rotating inner band.Six numbered bevels on the inner hoop allow the ring to double as a fully functioning die.
  • Slayer’s Whetstone Pendant: Made of genuine, functional whetstone and inscribed with the talismanic Master Rune of Spite, this hefty trinket would be treasured and jealously guarded by any self-respecting Slayer, who aims to keep a keen edge on their blades.
  • Dwarfen Drinking Horn & Stand: Toast your victories with this beautifully decorated drinking horn; wrought with icons and sigils in the Dwarfen craftsman style. Suitable for both display and practical use, it can hold a full pint and comes complete with its own unique metal display stand. Please note, liquid cannot be ‘sipped’ from this drinking horn, it may only be ‘quaffed’.
  • Canvas Map: Plan your campaigns of conquest as any High King should with this gorgeously illustrated canvas map of the game world.
  • Integrated Artbook: Integrated into the High King Edition’s impressive packaging is a large art book featuring exclusive concepts.
  • Metal Case: Protect your game disks from the perilous dangers of the Old World with this exclusive metal case.
  • Insider Guide: A printed strategy guide for Total War: WARHAMMER; this book will help get you started with the game and offers invaluable tactical advice to help you dominate the battlefields of the Old World.
  • Chaos Warriors Race Pack: The Chaos Warriors Race Pack offers a new playable race with a full roster of bloodthirsty units, terrifying mounts and monstrous creatures. Lead the corrupted Chaos hordes as one of three new playable Legendary Lords and embrace the Ruinous Powers as you embark on brand new quest chains, unlocking powerful items and gaining the favour of the dark Chaos Gods.

Limited EditionThis version includes the metal case and Insider Guide detailed above in the High King Edition. It will be made available at select retailers. We’re looking for a price on it at the moment.

Total War: Warhammer releases on April 28, 2016.

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