UK developer Creative Assembly has signed a new partnership with Chinese publisher NetEase to bring Total War to China.
NetEase will publish Total War’s catalogue of games including Total War: Three Kingdoms, the fastest-selling game in the franchise.
A new collectable card game called Total War: Elysium will also be released on PC and Mobile in China as part of the deal.
“For nearly two decades, the Total War franchise has been a leader in the strategy games genre, thanks to its trademark gameplay and a focus on authenticity,” said Creative Assembly studio director and EVP of SEGA studios Tim Heaton.
“We are excited to bring the historical titles of the franchise to the Chinese market where we have already seen a huge appetite for Total War. Our partnership with NetEase is an ideal pairing with our shared mission for bringing quality gameplay experiences to our passionate fans across the globe.”
NetEase VP Ken Li added “NetEase is very pleased to work with Creative Assembly, a leading game developer in the strategy games genre, to bring the critically acclaimed Total War series to players in China. We see great potential in this long-term strategic partnership.”
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