A Total War Saga: Troy Is Free Today On The Epic Games Store (And You Can Get Free DLC)

Jason Winter
By Jason Winter, News Editor August 13, 2020
Share:

You'd better believe I had this one marked on my calendar since hearing about it in June. The latest installment in the Total War series, A Total War Saga: Troy, is free on the Epic Games Store, but only if you claim it before 9:00 Eastern, tomorrow Aug. 14.

Troy will tell the story of the Trojan War, which -- according to Homer's The Iliad -- was sparked when Paris of Troy took Queen Helen from Sparta and her husband, King Menelaus. The game will mix history and myth, offering up eight legendary heroes and crafting a "character-led narrative drama" to go alongside the series' well-known real-time battles.

If you don't feel like braving the Epic Games Store, you'll be able to get Troy on Steam next summer, though not for free. The list price of the game on Epic's store is $49.99.

There's already been a DLC announced for Troy, Amazons, which will be out in September and can also be claimed for free if you have a Total War Access account and link it to your Epic Games Store account; details on how to do so can be found in the Total War Saga: Troy FAQ.

UPDATE, Aug. 14: The offer is no longer available, but Creative Assembly is boasting that Troy was claimed by 7.5 million gamers during its 24-hour free period.

Share:
Got a news tip? Contact us directly here!

About the Author

Jason Winter
Jason Winter, News Editor
Jason Winter is a veteran gaming journalist, he brings a wide range of experience to MMOBomb, including two years with Beckett Media where he served as the editor of the leading gaming magazine Massive Online Gamer. He has also written professionally for several gaming websites.

Discussion (0)


You May Enjoy

NetEase Is launching Its First U.S. Studio With A F2P Veteran At The Helm

NetEase Is launching Its First U.S. Studio With A F2P Veteran At The Helm

It has the most American name ever, Jackalope Games.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 2 weeks ago
Preview: Path Of Exile Reveals Sentinel Expansion, And You Just Became The Master Of Your Difficulty Setting

💣 Feature | Preview: Path Of Exile Reveals Sentinel Expansion, And You Just Became The Master Of Your Difficulty Setting

The expansion offers a whole new way to control the challenge level of the game.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 2 weeks ago
Activision Blizzard's Anti-Union Tactics Are Ineffective As QA Testers At Raven Software Mail Voting Ballots

Activision Blizzard's Anti-Union Tactics Are Ineffective As QA Testers At Raven Software Mail Voting Ballots

In the face of last-resort union-busting meetings and emails, these employees aren't swayed.

By Anthony Jones - 1 week ago
Tiny Tina's Wonderlands Surpasses Fiscal Expectations

Tiny Tina's Wonderlands Surpasses Fiscal Expectations

While still a relatively new title, the numbers don't lie.

By Aspen Pash - 3 days ago
This Month's Genshin Impact Codes - May 2022

💣 Feature | This Month's Genshin Impact Codes - May 2022

Get some free primogems and other goodies.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 2 weeks ago
Overwatch 2's New Dev Blog Addresses Balance Considerations And Support Character Changes

Overwatch 2's New Dev Blog Addresses Balance Considerations And Support Character Changes

Players can expect weekly updates and buffs, nerfs, and changes to Overwatch 2.

By Aspen Pash - 2 days ago
See More
Live Giveaways