The products discussed here were independently chosen by our editors. GameSpot may get a share of the revenue if you buy anything featured on our site.

Last Chance To Grab This Fantastic PC Strategy Game For Free

Another free game is up for grabs this week: Total War: Shogun 2, a strategy game set in Feudal-era Japan.

8 Comments

We've been tracking all the free games publishers have been giving away during the coronavirus pandemic for the past few weeks, and the stream of freebies doesn't seem to be slowing down anytime soon. Players on Steam can now add another fantastic game to their library at no cost--for a limited time, Total War: Shogun 2 is free to keep.

The free-to-claim period for Total War: Shogun 2 kicked off on Monday and will last until 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET today.

Please use a html5 video capable browser to watch videos.
This video has an invalid file format.
00:00:00
Sorry, but you can't access this content!
Please enter your date of birth to view this video

By clicking 'enter', you agree to GameSpot's
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Now Playing: Total War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai Trailer

In addition, you can snag even more deals on other Total War games and DLC this week, with discounts up to 75% off some games. The sale unfortunately doesn't include Total War: Three Kingdoms or the Rome: Total War main games and DLC. The Total War: Warhammer games won't be included either. (Luckily, you can find Steam keys for all of these games on sale at Fanatical.) The Total War sale will run until May 4 at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET.

Total War: Shogun 2 earned a 9/10 in GameSpot's Shogun 2 review for its gorgeous style, great co-op campaigns, and highly replayable Avatar Conquest mode. "When the first Shogun: Total War came out, its real-time battles made you feel like you were playing through the epic battle scenes from one of Akira Kurosawa's samurai films," wrote critic Daniel Shannon.

"Shogun 2 is like playing through a new, remastered edition of that game, complete with both the character dramas and the enormous battles. Merging beautiful graphics, scheming generals, improved multiplayer options, and deep strategic gameplay with countless small details that imbue it with historical flavor and drama, Shogun 2 is one of the most captivating strategy games ever made."

GameSpot may get a commission from retail offers.

Got a news tip or want to contact us directly? Email news@gamespot.com

Join the conversation
There are 8 comments about this story