A Total War Saga: Troy is getting a brand new growth pack on the finish of the month which can characteristic new factions, mechanics, and units. The ‘Ajax & Diomedes Faction Pack’ will introduce, nicely, Ajax and Diomedes as new playable factions within the struggle for Trojan antiquity. This follows on from the Amazons expansion launched final September, in addition to the compulsory Blood Pack in October.

Ajax controls town of Salamis, whereas Diomedes is the newly topped King of Argos. They will every have their very own distinctive faction mechanics (two every) and unit rosters. The growth additionally adds a brand new Troy occasion known as ‘Stealing the Palladium’, and town of Thebes is getting a brand new marketing campaign map mannequin and new battle map that may embody the legendary ‘seven gates’ format.

The closing main addition coming with this growth is the inclusion of latest ‘Paragon’ units. As per the official FAQ, these are “extra-special units with strong stats, attributes, and aura abilities who are led by a seasoned veteran.” These sound suspiciously like Total War: Warhammer 2’s Regiments of Renown to me.

We’re unsure what number of Paragon units are being launched in the intervening time. The FAQ additionally mentions that Diomedes has a capability to ‘create’ Paragon units by taking common units and mixing it with a selected set of buffs. We’re wanting into what this means about how Paragon units work.

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As nicely because the new growth content material, there will likely be a free content material drop as nicely. There will likely be a brand new patch that may deal with quite a few fixes and modifications, after which “Free-LC” within the type of new god, Hephaestus, the God of Blacksmiths and Volcanoes, and the Divine Craftsman epic agent. All of those will likely be obtainable the identical day because the growth.

As a reminder, Total War: Troy remains to be an Epic Games Store exclusive till August 2021, so for the second you’ll solely have the ability to purchase the brand new content material through that retailer. When the Steam launch does occur although, Creative Assembly has confirmed this DLC will likely be obtainable to buy as nicely from the get-go.

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A Total War Saga: Troy Ajax & Diomedes DLC will launch on January 28, 2021 through the Epic Games Store and price $9.99 / £7.99 / €9.99.