A Total War Saga: TROY To Be Exclusive on Epic Games Store, Free for 24 Hours
There is some exciting news for fans of strategy games. Today, it was confirmed that A Total War Saga: TROY, the new project of The Creative Assembly, already has a release date. The best thing is that it will be free in its first 24 hours on the market.
Through an official announcement on Twitter, Creative Assembly has unveiled that A Total War Saga: TROY will release on August 13, 2020. It was also confirmed that it will be a temporary exclusive (1 year) on the Epic Games Store. This means that you will have to wait until August 13, 2021 to get it on Steam.
The best part is that players who are interested in having getting the game can get it for free. Epic Games Store has confirmed that it will give away the title for 24 hours for free. So, if you are looking to take advantage of this promotion, all you have to do is wait until August 13, click on this link and complete the purchase process. Once you do, A Total War Saga: TROY will be part of your digital collection.
A Total War Saga: TROY will be released on the Epic Games Store on 13 August 2020 – and will be free to keep if claimed within the first 24 hours of release: https://t.co/E1RkT3jZON
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In a press release, Creative Assembly explained the reasons why it decided to bring A Total War Saga: TROY to the Epic Games Store as a temporary exclusive. As per the studio, Epic Games offered to come exclusively to their store and they saw it as the opportunity for several things. The first is to start bringing the Total War saga to more digital stores.
“Thanks to Epic, we’re able to offer a Total War title for free on its launch day. It’s a hugely exciting thing for us to be able to do for our players. Not only does this mean that we can bring the tales and legends of TROY to a wide audience through Epic’s massive platform, but it also means new players will get to try Total War for the first time, experiencing the unique gameplay that the series is famous for,” says Tim Heaton, Chief Studios Officer at Sega Europe Ltd.
Recall that A Total War Saga: TROY will release exclusively for one year on Epic Games Store on August 13, 2020.