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Latest revision as of 01:49, 17 September 2020

Total War: Warhammer II
Total War: Warhammer II cover
Developers
Creative Assembly
macOS (OS X) Feral Interactive[1]
Linux Feral Interactive[1]
Publishers
Sega
Release dates
Windows September 28, 2017
macOS (OS X) November 20, 2018[2]
Linux November 20, 2018[2]
Reception
Metacritic 87
OpenCritic 86
IGDB 88
Taxonomy
Series Warhammer, Total War
Monetization DLC
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Continuous turn-based
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Controls Multiple select
Genres RTS, Strategy
Art styles Realistic
Themes Fantasy
Total War: Warhammer II on HowLongToBeat
Total War: Warhammer II on IGDB
Total War: Warhammer II on MobyGames
Total War: Warhammer II on Wikipedia
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Warhammer: Dark Omen 1998
Warhammer: Mark of Chaos 2006
Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning 2008
Warhammer Quest 2015
Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide 2015
Warhammer: Arcane Magic 2016
Total War: Warhammer 2016
Warhammer: Vermintide VR - Hero Trials 2016
Man O' War: Corsair 2017
Total War: Warhammer II 2017
Warhammer: Vermintide 2 2018
Warhammer Quest 2: The End Times 2019
Warhammer: Chaosbane 2019
Warhammer: Chaos And Conquest 2019
Warhammer Underworlds: Online 2020
Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Storm Ground 2021

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
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Europe only.
Windows
Amazon.com
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Gamesplanet
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Mac App Store
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macOS (OS X)
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
All Windows versions require Steam and Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM.[3]
All owned DLCs from the first game will be available on this game as well.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Repanse de Lyonesse
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
The Shadow & The Blade
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
The Hunter & The Beast
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Gor-Rok Free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Tiktaq'to Free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
The Prophet & The Warlock
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Lokhir Fellheart Free.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Curse of the Vampire Coast
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
The Queen & The Crone
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Alith Anar Free.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steps of Isha
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Tretch Craventail Free.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Rise of the Tomb Kings
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Mortal Empires Free.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Blood for the Blood God II
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
The Warden & The Paunch
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\The Creative Assembly\Warhammer2\scripts\
macOS (OS X)
Linux
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\The Creative Assembly\Warhammer2\save_games\
%APPDATA%\The Creative Assembly\Warhammer2\save_games_multiplayer\
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
See Ultrawide 21:9 interface cropped.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
There is a "run in windowed" option in-game, which enabled borderless windowed mode.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Up to 16x.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA, MSAA (2x, 4x, 8x)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Off by default.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Tested at to 144 FPS.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Separate volume controls for "speech", "effects", "interface", "music", and "master".
Surround sound
Options for 5.1 and 7.1.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Czech
French
German
Italian
Korean
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Turkish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
8 Co-op, Versus
Multiplayer campaigns only support 2 players. In Custom Battles, up to 8 players can play at the same time.
Online play
8 Co-op, Versus
Multiplayer campaigns only support 2 players. In Custom Battles, up to 8 players can play at the same time.

Issues fixed[edit]

Ultrawide 21:9 interface cropped[edit]

Interface is cropped in 21:9, due to UI scale defaulting to 200%.
Change UI scale to 100%[4]

Go to Options, Graphics, Advanced and change UI scale to 100%.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11, 12 Toggleable from in game settings Main Menu -> Options -> Graphics -> Advanced
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 3.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 60 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 460
ATI Radeon HD 5770
Intel HD 4000
1 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
Other 64-bit system
The recommended requirements are quoted for 1080p resolution with default graphics preset set to "High" at 45-55 FPS.[5]
Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0 GHz and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 8 GB are recommended for 1080p resolution with default graphics preset set to "Ultra" at 60+ FPS.[5]
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.14
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 51 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 680MX
AMD Radeon R9 M290
Intel Iris Graphics 540
2 GB of VRAM
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 18.04
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-4130 3.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 6 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 52 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 680
AMD Radeon R9 285
Intel Iris Graphics 540
2 GB of VRAM
Nvidia graphics cards require driver version 396.54 or better (tested)
AMD graphics cards require Mesa 18.1.5 or better (tested)

References