Total War PHARAOH Available Platforms + Minimum Requirements - Featured
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Total War: PHARAOH is the upcoming entry in the Total War series, a turn-based strategy game that features real-time battles. From the name itself, the upcoming game will be set in ancient Egypt. The game’s setting focuses on the last golden age of Egypt, incorporating other key historical events that led to the rise and fall of empires and civilizations. The excitement around Total War: PHARAOH is undeniable, so here’s a list of the minimum requirements and the available platforms to play the game on. Stay with us!

What is Total War: PHARAOH all about?

Now that the old Pharaoh is dead, the people of Egypt are scrambling to find a new leader who will guide them to prosperity and victory. Total War returns to history’s roots and takes players on a captivating journey through what it’s like leading an empire and fending off enemy forces trying to take over your territory.

The game features three cultures, with eight playable factions to choose from:

  • Egyptian
    • Ramesses
    • Seti
    • Tausret
    • Amenmesse
  • Canaanite
    • Bay
    • Irsu
  • Hittite
    • Kurunta
    • Suppiluliuma

Total War: PHARAOH also introduces Campaign Customization in the franchise. With this feature, players can lose themselves in the immersive experience Total War: PHARAOH provides. Players can access various campaign customization options, allowing them to personalize the game’s mechanics to their liking.

It doesn’t matter if you’re a hardcore or casual player. The upcoming game definitely has something for every gamer who enjoys such strategy games.

Minimum and Recommended Requirements

As of writing, the Steam and Epic Games Store page for Total War: PHARAOH has not released the official system requirements for the game. However, based on the latest DLC release from Total War, we have a rough idea of the minimum and recommended specs to run it.

We will update this once more information about the requirements to run Total War: PHARAOH comes out.

Minimum Recommended
Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
OS: Windows 7 64-bit OS: Windows 10 64-bit
Memory: 6 GB RAM Memory: 8 GB RAM
Processor: Intel i3/Ryzen 3 series Intel i5/Ryzen 5 series
Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 900/AMD RX 400 series | Intel Iris Xe Graphics Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti/AMD RX 5600-XT
DirectX: Version 11 DirectX: Version 11
Storage: 120 GB available space Storage: 120 GB available space

Platforms and Release Date

Like previous Total War releases, PHARAOH will only release on the following platforms: PC and macOS. There are currently no plans from Sega and Creative Assembly to release the game on consoles. After it launches for the PC via Steam and the Epic Games Store, the game will also be released for Mac users.

Other platforms where Total War games have been released were Android, iOS, and Linux, so it’s possible PHARAOH will follow suit.

Total War PHARAOH Available Platforms + Minimum Requirements - Physical
Image Courtesy of Total War: PHARAOH Official Website

Total War: PHARAOH has a release date of October this year, but Creative Assembly is yet to provide an exact date. They will launch the digital version of the game first before the physical edition hits the shelves of video game retailers later this year.

  • The physical standard edition will contain a digital download code for Total War: PHARAOH and other freebies for fans. It includes the Avatar of the Gods Cosmetic Pack, the Heart of the Shardana Cosmetic Pack, and a double-sided poster.
  • The digital download code included in the physical edition can only be redeemed via Steam.

Pre-orders for Total War: PHARAOH are now open

There will be three versions available for the game. These are all available for pre-order on the game’s official Steam and Epic Games Store pages.

  • Base Game/Standard Edition:  £49.99 / $59.99 / €59.99
  • Deluxe Edition: £61.17 / $72.87 / €72.87
  • Dynasty Edition: £77.96 / $91.46 / €91.46

The Deluxe and Dynasty Editions include bonuses like the official soundtrack and Faction Packs.

Deluxe Edition inclusions

  • Total War: PHARAOH base game
  • DLC Faction Pack 1
  • Digital Soundtrack

Dynasty Edition inclusions

  • Total War: PHARAOH base game
  • DLC Faction Pack 1
  • DLC Faction Pack 2
  • DLC Faction Pack 3
  • DLC Campaign Pack
  • Digital Soundtrack

Pre-order Bonuses

Creative Assembly also offers bonuses for players who buy the game before its October release date. Aside from the usual cosmetics bonuses, pre-ordering Total War: PHARAOH makes you eligible for the Early Access Weekend. This means that you get to try and see what the new strategy game has to offer ahead of other players!

Pre-order Bonuses
Image Courtesy of Total War: PHARAOH Official Website

Here are all the pre-order bonuses you can get:

  • Early Access Weekend
  • Avatar of the Gods Cosmetic Pack
  • Heart of the Shardana Cosmetic Pack

What are you looking forward to the most in Total War: PHARAOH? Feel free to share your thoughts with us and other gamers in the comments below!

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