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Total War: Warhammer

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Total War: Warhammer
Total War: Warhammer cover
Developers
Creative Assembly
macOS (OS X) Feral Interactive[1]
Linux Feral Interactive[1]
Publishers
Sega
OS X, Linux Feral Interactive[1]
Release dates
Windows May 24, 2016
Linux November 22, 2016[2]
macOS (OS X) April 18, 2017[3]
Reception
Metacritic 86
OpenCritic 86
IGDB 85
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase, DLC
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Continuous turn-based
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Controls Multiple select, Point and select
Genres RTS, Strategy, TBS
Themes Fantasy
Series Total War: Warhammer
Total War: Warhammer on HowLongToBeat
Total War: Warhammer on IGDB
Total War: Warhammer on MobyGames
Total War: Warhammer on Wikipedia
Total War: Warhammer
Subseries of Total War
Subseries of Warhammer
Total War: Warhammer 2016
Total War: Warhammer II 2017
Total War: Warhammer III 2022

General information

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

Availability

All Steam versions require Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM.[4]

Monetization

Type Notes
DLC The game features extensive paid DLC; if you play only the base game, you will miss a substantial amount of overall content.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Blood for the Blood God
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Bretonnia Free.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Call of the Beastmen
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Chaos Warriors
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Grey Wizard Free.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Grombrindal The White Dwarf Free.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Isabella von Carstein Free.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Jade Wizard Free.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Krell Free.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Norsca
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Realm of The Wood Elves
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
The Grim and the Grave
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
The King and the Warlord
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Wurrzag Free.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Microtransactions

Type Notes
Cosmetic Blood for the Blood God DLC is cosmetic only, in that it adds gore effects.
Finite spend Each DLC can be only bought once, putting a cap on total spend.
Unlock You get a set of races in the base game, but the remainder of the races are locked behind real-money transactions.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Steam %APPDATA%\The Creative Assembly\Warhammer\Scripts\
Epic Games Launcher %APPDATA%\The Creative Assembly\Warhammer\EOS\Scripts\
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/feral-interactive/Total War Warhammer/preferences
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location

System Location
Steam %APPDATA%\The Creative Assembly\Warhammer\Save Games\
Epic Games Launcher %APPDATA%\The Creative Assembly\Warhammer\EOS\\Save Games\
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/feral-interactive/Total War Warhammer/VFS/User/AppData/Roaming/The Creative Assembly/Warhammer/save_games/

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Epic Games Launcher
Steam Cloud

Video

In-game basic video settings.
In-game basic video settings.
In-game advanced video settings.
In-game advanced video settings.

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
[5]
4K Ultra HD
Scaling is added with a patch, however you might get issues with fonts depending on in-game language
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Already borderless if windowed mode is set at native resolution
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Trilinear, and anisotropic filtering (2-16 samples).
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA, MSAA (x2, x4, x8)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Main Menu is locked to 30 fps, rest of the game is unlocked by default
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Input

Audio

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, music, speech, and effect sliders
Surround sound
5.1, 7.1
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio

Localizations

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

Network

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.

VR support

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11, 12
Metal support
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Audio Wwise

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo
System memory (RAM) 3 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 35 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI Radeon HD 5770
Nvidia GeForce GTS 450
1 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.12.4
Processor (CPU) Intel 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 37 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 600 series
AMD Radeon Rx 200 series
Intel Iris Graphics 540
2 GB of VRAM
A 64-bit operating system is required.
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 16.10 (64bit), SteamOS 2.0
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-4130 3.4 GHz
AMD FX-6300 3.5 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 29 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 Ti
AMD Radeon R9 270
1 GB of VRAM
Intel graphics cards are not officially supported.
AMD graphics cards are not officially supported on SteamOS.
AMD graphics cards require the Mesa 13.0.1 driver compiled using LLVM 3.9 or newer.

References