Feral Interactive has announced that the historical strategy game ROME: Total War – already available for iPad – will be coming to the iPhone on August 23 …


ROME: Total War seamlessly blends conquest and politics on a massive scale as it challenges players to build and rule the ancient world’s greatest empire over three hundred years, from the late Roman Republic to the early Roman Empire. Players will deploy strategy and tactics in spectacular real-time battles, and use diplomacy, subterfuge and assassination to smooth the path to ultimate victory in huge turn-based campaigns.

The company promises that it will be a full version of the game, though with features tailored to the phone – including a new user-interface with enhanced touch controls. It will use the latest Metal API for improved performance, enhanced graphics and reduced battery usage.

If you already own the iPad version, you’ll be able to install the iPhone version at no extra cost. Otherwise it will cost $9.99 from the App Store, the same price as for the iPad.

ROME: Total War will require an iPhone 5S or later, iOS 11, and 4GB of free space to install.  This means it will be compatible with:

  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 8/Plus
  • iPhone 7/Plus
  • iPhone 6s/Plus
  • iPhone 6/Plus
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 5s
  • iPod Touch (6th generation)

Check out the video trailer below. The iPad version is already available from the App Store.

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