Total War: ROME II - Rise of the Republic is a brand new campaign pack that brings all kinds of new content to the game that is focused on the events surrounding Rome in the distant 4th Century BC.
This new campaign stretches across an in-depth map of Italy (includes Sicily, Sardinia, Corsica, and Carthage) and lets players witness the chaotic events that set the foundation for the Second Founding of Rome. Enjoy a full prequel campaign, a new campaign map, nine playable factions, new technologies, and new units.
The new factions that come with Total War: ROME II - Rise of the Republic are the following: Rome, Tarchuna, Senones, Insubres, Samnites, Taras, Syracuse, Iolei, and Veneti. Players can also look forward to Post Battle Loot, a Region specific dilemma system, Chapter Objectives which are specific to factions and let you unlock agents, and new Government Actions options that are replacing the Change Government system found in the previous ROME II campaign.
New units include Veteran Centuriae, Etruscan hoplites, Gallic Axe Cavalry, Gallic Elder Swordsmen, Hippotoxotes, Tarantine Cavalry, Nuragic Runners, Ekupetaris, and the Linen Legion. New technologies include The Legend of Cincinnatus, Vae Victis, Master & Inventor, and Legendary Leader. New buildings are the Euryalus, the Syracuse Mercenary Chain, Samnite Linen Tents, Satyrion, Capitoline Hill, Carthago Port, Venetic Stables, Nuraghes, and the Spura.