Caesar In Gaul – The Total War: Rome II Expansion

by Matthew Kato on Dec 02, 2013 at 04:07 AM

Developer The Creative Assembly has announced a standalone expansion for Total War: Rome II called Caesar in Gaul that appropriately delves into that specific period in history.

The expansion covers a shorter time period than the main game; focusing in a campaign inspired by Caesar's writing Commentarri de bello Gallico (Commentaries on the Gallic War). It accordingly offers a new, detailed map of Gaul that's different from Rome II, a new historic battle (Battle of Alesia), the return of season to the calendar, four factions (Gallic Arverni, Germanic Suebi, Belgic Nervii, and Rome), three playable factions for the main game (Nervii, Boii, and Galatians), and more.

Caesar in Gaul comes out on December 12 for PC at $14.99.

For more on the expansion, check out the announcement at the Total War Forums.

[Source: Total War Forums via CVG]

Our Take:
PC expansions are usually pretty beefy, and taking a look at some of the content here – including seasons and new factions for both Caesar in Gaul and the main game – this seems to offer a lot for Rome II fans. If you're one, what do you think?