Total War: Rome Remastered is out now, giving the old strategy classic a fresh coat of paint alongside a good number of other modern improvements. Somewhat surprisingly, it also doesn't suffer from a shortage of mods, the first ones appearing less than a day after its release.
Launching with Steam Workshop support likely helped these early Total War: Rome Remastered mods see the light of day so quickly. That's, obviously, a good thing, since it means that work on introducing missing features and expanding upon existing ones is already underway.
Although it's not quite the multiplayer campaign fans have been asking for since Rome Remastered was announced, the Hotseat mod does let you play alongside a friend on the same PC. You can only do so as the Scipii and Carthage at the moment and won't be able to save your game nor fight real-time battles against each other. Nonetheless, it's a compromise some players will happily make, in the absence of a proper co-op campaign.
Another Rome Remastered mod adds naval battles to its Barbarian Invasion expansion. At the moment you can only play them on the four custom maps also introduced by the mod, but every playable faction gets its own roster of ships.
The Total Conquest mod then adds 20 new provinces across Gaul, Britainnia, Illyria, Iberia, Africa, Asia Minor, and Dacia, while another reformats and upscale the original wonders videos, allowing them to work in Creative Assembly's latest title.
The teams behind the Rome Total Realism and Roma Surrectum mods are also working together on a total conversion mod for Total War: Rome Remastered. Called RTR: Imperium Surrectum, you can try out a teaser version whose main goal is historical accuracy. It features a unified Roman faction, a culture change that sees Egypt changed to Greek, alongside more historical names for factions, regions, and settlements.
The Officers mod gives most Roman units, including cavalry, a centurion and standard bearer, while another enables triarii and auxilia units to form a phalanx. In case you're not too keen on sacrificing your family members on the battlefield, you might want to look into the recruitable generals mod.
These Total War: Rome Remastered mods might not drastically change the game just yet, but will gain new features as time passes. Others will also make their way onto Steam Workshop and we'll update this article as soon as we spot more great ones.
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