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What is Total War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai?

Total War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai is a Stand-Alone Expansion to the PC strategy game Total War: Shogun 2 developed by The Creative Assembly and published by SEGA. The Total War series is popular for its unique blend of strategic and tactical gameplay split across beautifully 3D rendered turn-based campaign maps and expansive real-time battlefields. Total War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai is set during a period of upheaval within Japan, encompassing the Boshin War, which historically saw the end of the Tokugawa Shogunate and the beginning of the Meiji Restoration.

What is a Stand-Alone Expansion? Do I require Total War: Shogun 2 to play Fall of the Samurai?

A Stand-Alone Expansion is a video game expansion which does not require the original, or base, game to be able to play. As Total War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai is a Stand-Alone Expansion you are not required to own or buy Total War: Shogun 2 before you are able to play.

I heard you need a Steam account to play the game, what is Steam?

Steam is a digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer, and communications platform developed by Valve Corporation. It is used to distribute a wide range of games and related media entirely over the internet, stretching from one-man independent efforts to some of the world's most complex and popular games.

Will my computer be able to play Total War: Shogun 2?

Below are the minimum and recommended PC specifications required to be able to play Total War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai.

Minimum Specifications:
OS: Windows 7 / Vista / XP
Processor: 2 GHz Intel Dual Core processor / 2.6 GHz Intel Single Core processor, or AMD equivalent (with SSE2)
Memory: 1GB RAM (XP), 2GB RAM (Vista / Windows7)
Graphics: 256 MB DirectX 9.0c compatible card (shader model 3)
DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c
Hard Drive: 32GB free hard disk space
Screen Resolution: 1024x768 minimum

Recommended Specifications:
OS: Windows 7 / Vista / XP
Processor: 2nd Generation Intel Core i5 processor (or greater), or AMD equivalent
Memory: 2GB RAM (XP), 4GB RAM (Vista / Windows7)
Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 5000 and 6000 series graphics card or equivalent DirectX 11 compatible card
DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c
Hard Drive: 32GB free hard disk space
Screen Resolution: 1280x1024 minimum

What is DLC?

DLC stands for Downloadable content. For Total War: Shogun II - Fall of the Samurai these are small add-ons, available digitally via the Steam store, which unlock a new faction to play as in campaigns and battles.

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