Total War: ARENA Holds Open Week

Players can join the game from Nov 24 – Dec 4

Total War: ARENA will be hosting an open week that grants players full access to all the epic-scale 10-vs-10 multiplayer action they can handle. Starting November 24 12:00 UTC until December 4 09.00 UTC, anyone can sign up to lead the Romans, Barbarians or Greeks into battle and provide valuable feedback.

Those that answer the call by December 4 will automatically be granted permanent access to the closed beta to continue the fight, and will receive three special Premium units as a gift, to find new ways to fight and speed up in-game progress: Tier 4 Auxiliary Cavalry, a Roman spear cavalry unit; Tier 4 Bloodsworn, a Barbarian sword unit; and Tier 4 Telesillas Argives, a Greek spear unit.

There will also be a range of boosts and mission rewards available to all players during the open week.

“Total War: ARENA’s open week is the perfect opportunity to really test our servers with a large number of players,” said Sergei Laptenok, Total War: ARENA Product Director at Wargaming Alliance. “Anyone can take on strategic gameplay and join massive, historical battles.”

“The open week is another exciting step in the game’s development,” said Creative Assembly’s Game Director, Gabor Beressy. “We continue to be very grateful to our committed players who have been part of the development so far, and welcome new players to join the growing community.”

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Currently in closed beta, Total War: ARENA continues to fine-tune in-game mechanics, as well as bolster its ranks with new content so players have a constantly evolving and engaging experience. Much of this fine-tuning and gameplay balancing has been led by player feedback on the forums and other channels. Letting a large number of new players into the game will allow even more helpful feedback to be collected. There are currently 11 commanders with unique playstyles ready to fight tooth and nail for glory across 9 historical maps, featuring iconic locations such as Thermopylae and Hadrian’s Wall.