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SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – May 1, 2012
– SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA® Europe,
Ltd. today announced the launch of the
Dragon War Battle Pack, a complete suite of historical
battles for the award-winning PC strategy title
Total War: Shogun 2™.
Dragon War Battle Pack consists of six
consecutively-played legendary battles from the Boshin War,
depicting the campaign of the Imperial general Saigo Takamori.
Previously available only with the
Total War: Shogun 2 – Fall of The Samurai™
expansion, they can now be accessed in the original
Total War: Shogun 2 ™.
These battles will give
Shogun 2 players a taste of the explosive modern combat
Fall of The Samurai, and access to some of the formidable
armaments and vehicles of the Boshin War, such as the Gatling Gun,
the Armstrong Gun, the Ironclad and the Torpedo Boat.
Command the féted warrior Saigo Takamori and his Imperial
army. Wield the ferocious weapons of the late 1800s as you fight
against the armies of the Tokugawa Shogunate. Win Japan for the
Emperor, and relive the War of the Year of the Dragon!
Additionally, owners of the
Dragon War Battle Pack will save the amount they spent on
Dragon War Battle Pack when they purchase
Fall of the Samurai in the future. Check your digital
retailer for details.
Dragon War Battle Pack is available now for download for
USD $5.99/GBP £3.99/EUR € 4.50/AUD $5.99/RUB 125?
About The Creative Assembly
Founded in 1987 and based in Horsham, West Sussex, The Creative
Assembly is one of the UK’s most successful and established
game studios. Creator of the multi award-winning Total War strategy
series, the studio has received numerous press, industry and
consumer accolades, including BAFTA and the Develop Industry
Excellence awards. With nearly 200 highly talented developers
and counting, the studio is expanding to embark on thrilling new
triple-A console, PC and mobile projects.
About SEGA® Europe Ltd.:
SEGA® Europe Ltd. is the European Distribution arm of Tokyo,
Japan-based SEGA® Corporation, and a worldwide leader in
interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The
company develops and distributes interactive entertainment software
products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless
devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony
Computer Entertainment Europe. SEGA Europe’s web site is
About SEGA® of America, Inc
SEGA® of America, Inc. is the American arm of Tokyo,
Japan-based SEGA® Corporation, a worldwide leader in
interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home.
The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive
entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms
including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo,
Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. SEGA of
America’s Web site is located at