A Total War Saga: Troy is getting a brand new growth pack on the finish of the month which can characteristic new factions, mechanics, and models. The ‘Ajax & Diomedes Faction Pack’ will introduce, effectively, Ajax and Diomedes as new playable factions within the struggle for Trojan antiquity. This follows on from the Amazons expansion launched final September, in addition to the compulsory Blood Pack in October.
Ajax controls town of Salamis, whereas Diomedes is the newly topped King of Argos. They may every have their very own distinctive faction mechanics (two every) and unit rosters. The growth additionally provides a brand new Troy occasion referred to as ‘Stealing the Palladium’, and town of Thebes is getting a brand new marketing campaign map mannequin and new battle map that can embrace the legendary ‘seven gates’ structure.
The ultimate main addition coming with this growth is the inclusion of recent ‘Paragon’ models. As per the official FAQ, these are “extra-special models with robust stats, attributes, and aura skills who’re led by a seasoned veteran.” These sound suspiciously like Whole Battle: Warhammer 2’s Regiments of Renown to me.
We’re undecided what number of Paragon models are being launched in the meanwhile. The FAQ additionally mentions that Diomedes has a capability to ‘create’ Paragon models by taking common models and mixing it with a selected set of buffs. We’re wanting into what this suggests about how Paragon models work.
In addition to the new growth content material, there shall be a free content material drop as effectively. There shall be a brand new patch that can handle numerous fixes and adjustments, after which “Free-LC” within the type of new god, Hephaestus, the God of Blacksmiths and Volcanoes, and the Divine Craftsman epic agent. All of those shall be obtainable the identical day because the growth.
As a reminder, Whole Battle: Troy continues to be an Epic Games Store exclusive till August 2021, so for the second you’ll solely be capable of purchase the brand new content material through that retailer. When the Steam launch does occur although, Artistic Meeting has confirmed this DLC shall be obtainable to buy as effectively from the get-go.
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A Whole Battle Saga: Troy Ajax & Diomedes DLC will launch on January 28, 2021 through the Epic Games Store and price $9.99 / £7.99 / €9.99.