Ahead of the arrival of  A Total War Saga: Troy’s new expansion in a few days, Creative Assembly has launched the patch notes for the accompanying free update that may drop on the identical time – which additionally coincides with the strategy game’s launch on Steam.

The free historic mode and the brand new administration techniques are dropping as ‘free-LC’, however patch 1.6.0 additionally brings with it a variety of bug fixes and tweaks. Hector’s marketing campaign has now been given a brand new issue score of straightforward, the place Sarpedon’s is taken into account regular. Horde factions will get focused by the AI much less, which can hopefully allow them to survive a bit longer in marketing campaign video games, and there’s loads of different modifications to occasions, buildings, faction mechanics, and even the brand new picture mode.

The new historic mode fully removes mythological models and supernatural talents from the sport, with some heroes getting a complete rework to how they perform in tactical battles. Heroes additionally get bodyguard models now, as a substitute of combating as one-person armies, and even the color palette in historic mode is extra “subdued” and naturalistic.

A Total War Saga: Troy’s upcoming Mythos growth goes within the different course. Doubling down on the setting’s mythology, it provides new titanic monsters so that you can observe down and produce to your trigger, in addition to remodeling present models into their fantasy counterparts.

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Keep a watch out for our assessment forward of A Total War Saga: Troy – Mythos’ launch on September 2 by way of Steam and the Epic Games Store, along with the 1.6 patch.

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