Sega Announces Total War Three Kingdoms Release Date and Pre-Order Bonuses

Creative Assembly and Sega have announced the Total War Three Kingdoms release date. Due to release on PC on March 7, 2019. Sega has also confirmed that limited and collector’s editions are on the way alongside the standard digital offering. Eager fans will be happy to know that pre-order bonuses for the game are now live, also.

Alongside the Total War Three Kingdoms release date announcement was a trailer for a piece of DLC. The Yellow Turban Rebellion DLC will be free to anyone who pre-orders the game. With the DLC installed, you’ll be able to play as the Yellow Turban Rebellion army, with three exclusive Warlords: He Yi, Gong Du, and Huang Shao. Unique units, weapons, and armor await in the DLC. You can watch the trailer below:

Total Wars Three Kingdoms represents the first time the long-running series has tackled Ancient China. You’ll take control of one of the Three Kingdoms in question and battle historically accurate story missions, with classic Total War gameplay. That’s in the Classic Mode, anyway. Also new to Three Kingdoms is the ability to play the game in Classic, or Romance Mode.

While Classic Mode features the gameplay of Total War games of yore, Romance Mode is more similar in execution to the Total War Warhammer titles. Romance Mode features overly powerful Warlords, taking on entire armies by themselves, a la Dynasty Warriors. According to an official blog post, “Classic Mode is all about tactics and statecraft, while Romance is more about personal bravado and individual martial prowess.” For more details on the pre-order bonuses, see below.

Total War Three Kingdoms Pre-Order Bonus: How Many Editions Are There?

The developer has confirmed that three different editions of the highly-anticipated game: the standard edition, the Collector’s Edition and the Limited Edition. Gamers who purchase any of the aforementioned editions through Sega-approved retailers in the first week of release, or by pre-ordering before release, will obtain the Early Adopter bonus for free.

Total War Three Kingdoms Pre-Order Bonus: Total War Three Kingdoms Early Adopter Bonus

The Early Adopter bonus includes the Yellow Turban Rebellion DLC, which is a Warlord Pack DLC adding three new playable Warlords for the Grand Campaign. However, the Yellow Turban Rebellion DLC can also be bought separately at any time.

Total War Three Kingdoms Pre-Order Bonus: Total War Three Kingdoms Collector’s Edition

Players can look forward to receiving the Collector’s Edition in a sleek red chest adorned with a premium gold leaf Three Kingdoms Chinese stamp, along with the following items:

  • A 24 cm Guan Yu statue
  • An exclusive art book
  • A premium limited edition game case made of authentic calligraphy paper adorned with box-art that masterfully melds painterly Chinese watercolor and ink effects
  • A double-sided poster featuring the Grand Campaign map and playable Warlords from the game
  • Early Adopter bonus (The Yellow Turban Rebellion DLC)

The Collector’s Edition is already available for purchase at a price of $159.99.

Total War Three Kingdoms Pre-Order Bonus Collector's Edition

Total War Three Kingdoms Pre-Order Bonus: Total War Three Kingdoms Limited Edition

Players can look forward to receiving the following pre-order bonuses when they purchase the Limited Edition:

  • A premium limited edition game case made of authentic calligraphy paper adorned with box-art that masterfully melds painterly Chinese watercolor and ink effects
  • A double-sided poster featuring the Grand Campaign map and playable Warlords from the game
  • Early Adopter bonus (The Yellow Turban Rebellion DLC)

Total War Three Kingdoms Pre-Order Bonus Limited Edition