Before you buy, please expand this description and check that your computer matches or exceeds each of the requirements listed.
THRONES OF BRITANNIA is a standalone Total War game that challenges you to re-write a critical moment in history, one that will shape the future of the British Isles. With ten playable factions, you must build and defend a kingdom of Anglo-Saxons, Gaelic clans, Welsh tribes or Viking settlers. Forge alliances, manage settlements, raise armies and pursue campaigns of conquest across the most detailed Total War map ever.
The year is 878 AD, the embattled English king Alfred the Great has mounted a heroic defence at the battle of Edington, and blunted the Viking invasion. Chastened – but not yet broken – the Norse warlords have settled across Britain. For the first time in nearly 80 years, the land is in a fragile state of peace.
Throughout this sceptred isle, the kings of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales sense a time of change approaching; a time of opportunity. There will be treaties. There will be war. There will be turns of fortune that become the stuff of legend, in a saga that charts the ascent of one of history’s greatest nations.
Important information regarding THRONES OF BRITANNIA:
The game is supported on the following Macs. To check your Mac model and when it was released, select About This Mac from the Apple Menu on your menu bar.
• All 13" Retina MacBook Pros released since 2016
• All 15" Retina MacBook Pros released since Mid 2012
• All 15" MacBook Pros released since Mid 2012 with a 1GB graphics card or better
• All 21.5" iMacs released since Late 2013 with a 1.8GHz i3 processor or better
• All 27" iMacs released since Late 2013 (Late 2012 models with an Nvidia 675 or Nvidia 680 graphics card are also supported)
• All 27" iMac Pros
• All Mac Pros released since Late 2013
The following Macs are capable of running the game but do not consistently meet the standards required for official support.
• All Mac minis released since Late 2012
• All 12" MacBooks released since Early 2015
• All 13" MacBook Airs released since Mid 2012
• All 13" MacBook Pros released since Mid 2012
• All 13" Retina MacBook Pros released since Mid 2012
• All 21.5" iMacs released since Early 2013
Please note for your computer to meet the minimum requirements it must match or better all elements of the listed spec:
• Minimum System Requirements:
◦ Processor: 1.8GHz
◦ RAM: 8GB
◦ Graphics: 1GB
◦ macOS: 10.13.4
◦ Free Space: 18GB
Check the Feral website for more detailed specifications.
• This game is not currently supported on volumes formatted as Case-sensitive.
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• Incorporates all changes from Creative Assembly's 'Steel & Statecraft' update
• Fixes a number of minor issues
Ratings and Reviews
Eh…. What a bummer
Even after the updated on Sept 3, the game is still so cumbersome and cluttered and generally counter-intuitive I just don’t dig playing it. It feels like a hassle to play even short times. I wish they’d stuck to the Rome 2 model but I guess everything has to change sometime.
Would Be Excellent...
I only put four stars because the gameplay is solid. The battles are fun. I've only played for a handful of hours but so far, once you get the hang of it, it becomes a lot easier. The biggest issues I have with the game is mostly technical issues. The game crashes randomly even with my 2021 macbook pro. Sometimes it can run the game for hours, other times, specific actions like selecting armies from the army pulldown menu just crashes the game. Many times, it's simply random. Pretty annoying but it's not horrible because the autosaves are pretty frequent so I only lose about a couple minutes of time when and if the game crashes. If the crashes become more frequent, I would put the game at like a 2-3 star rating but as of now, the gameplay saves the game from it's tech issues.
This game is not your usual Total War game. It feels much more like a Civilization game. There is much more emphasis on diplomacy and building, plus raising armies is meticulous and crushes your food supply, which upsets your citizens resulting in rebellion. And believe me, I have tried every faction 50+ turns in and NO ONE is safe from rebellion and Viking invasions. Your settlements can be taken from you effortlessly because only capitol cities can have garrisoned units. Honestly the most annoying thing about this game is that even with the “Follow AI Players” funciton turned off, the end of each turn can be deflating having to watch 30+ factions go across the screen. This is especially annoying when you have a few consecutive short turns. I just wish I would have done more research into the game before forking over $35 bucks…Hopefully you all will do your homework because this isnt what I personally was (blindly) hoping for: Medieval II w/ better graphics focused particularly on the British Isles.
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- Feral Interactive Ltd
- 11.2 GB
- Requires macOS 10.13.4 or later.
English, Czech, French, German, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
- Age Rating
- 12+ Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor Frequent/Intense Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
- © SEGA. Developed for and published on macOS by Feral Interactive Ltd.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.