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    Empire: Total War

    Game » consists of 9 releases. Released Mar 03, 2009

    The fifth installment in the Total War series from The Creative Assembly. Empire: Total War features the series' hallmark blend of real-time strategic battles, and turn-based empire building. Empire takes place during the 18th century — an age of imperial expansion, trade, rifles and cannons.

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    #1  Edited By Bartiemus

    Does anybody know what sort of DRM this game will have

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    #2  Edited By eclipt1c

    Steam I believe.

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    #3  Edited By breton

    Yeah, it fully uses Steamworks - for drm, server browsing, and achievements. Just like a retail bought Valve game, for example.

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    #4  Edited By FuzzYLemoN
    breton said:
    "Yeah, it fully uses Steamworks - for drm, server browsing, and achievements. Just like a retail bought Valve game, for example."
    Weird... has any other non-Valve game done that yet? o_O
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    #5  Edited By Alcamin
    FuzzYLemoN said:
    "breton said:
    "Yeah, it fully uses Steamworks - for drm, server browsing, and achievements. Just like a retail bought Valve game, for example."
    Weird... has any other non-Valve game done that yet? o_O
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    Yes, Dawn of War II is a very recent example for this. I just hope that Empire doesn't install in the same way as DOW II though. My slow internet connection will mean it will take me days to get it working, and I can't wait that long! :(
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    #6  Edited By IncredibleBulk92

    Yea I think UT3's latest patch added Steamworks to it too.  If you have Steam installed it'll just add it to the games list.


    I think it's great, the more games that do this the better.  Seriously, everyone use Steam.
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    #7  Edited By Lunarbunny
    Alcamin said:
    "FuzzYLemoN said:
    "breton said:
    "Yeah, it fully uses Steamworks - for drm, server browsing, and achievements. Just like a retail bought Valve game, for example."
    Weird... has any other non-Valve game done that yet? o_O
    "
    Yes, Dawn of War II is a very recent example for this. I just hope that Empire doesn't install in the same way as DOW II though. My slow internet connection will mean it will take me days to get it working, and I can't wait that long! :(
    "
    Dawn of War II uses GFW Live for its multiplayer, but otherwise, yes.

    Also, Installing Dawn of War II from the disc and, when it's released, there should be a similar FAQ for Empire: Total War.

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