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Total War: Arena

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Total War: Arena
Total War: Arena cover
Creative Assembly
Release dates
Windows Cancelled[2]
Series Total War
Total War: Arena on MobyGames
Total War: Arena on Wikipedia
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Key points

Servers were shut down on February 22, 2019.[2]

General information

Official site for the series
Official support page
Total War Center - A large fan site for the series with an active modding community
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam (unavailable)
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Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\The Creative Assembly\Arena\scripts
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/227520/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud


Graphics options.
Graphics options.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
If option "Run in a window" is checked and resolution matches Windows's.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
On/off. Method not mentioned in the menu, although config files mention it as MLAA.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS



Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Speech, Effects, Music and Master
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
No option to disable.
Royalty free audio


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play

Connection types

Other information


No API information; edit this page to add it.

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-550
AMD Phenom II X4 945
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 7 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTS 450
ATI Radeon HD 5750
DirectX 9.0c compatible


  1. File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/227520/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (227520) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.