At 8am 3rd September The Creative Assembly’s latest title, Rome 2: Total War was released to a crowd, who were expecting this in many ways to be the real time strategy game of year.
So far it’s run into a fair few hiccups.
Poor Performance, regardless of graphical hardware
Terrible Textures, pop ins and outright missing parts of the environment
Campaign Bugs and Crashes
UI interface failures
That afternoon the Offical Creative Assembly forums went offline, further adding insult to thousands of frustrated gamers.
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Personally as an major fan of the Total War this cluster of a release is nothing but bitter disappointment.
It is very likely that CA will fix most of these issues, but it once more brings up the debate of should a game be released, when it is this unpolished to an eager and paying audience?
What do you think of the issues so far? Can you look past them?
Let us know what you think in the comments below.