Medieval II: Total War Collection coming to Mac and Linux, System Specs Revealed


Medieval II: Total War Collection is going to be released on Steam later this week for both Mac and Linux systems.

Mixing real-time battles and turn-based strategy, the only difference between you and proper olden days royalty will be how closely related your parents are.

Spanning five centuries and encompassing the Crusades, the spread of plague and the rise of gunpowder, you will lead one of 17 factions to glorious victory.

Containing the four standalone campaigns of the Kingdoms expansion, the Medieval II collection brings together everything one of the most popular entries in the Total War franchise has to offer.

David Stephen, managing director of Feral Interactive, said:

"We’re delighted to bringing one the best-loved Total War games to Mac and Linux. Medieval II: Total War Collection is a bona fide strategy classic and our most-requested port."

As well as a fresh trailer, a mini-site was set up advertising the new port.

System specifications were released alongside the announcement.

Minimum Mac system requirements call for a 1.8Ghz CPU with at least 4GB RAM, 256MB or better graphics card, and Mac OS 10.10.5 or later. The game requires an AMD 4000 series graphics card or better, NVIDIA 9000 series or better and Intel HD3000 series or better.

Minimum Linux system requirements call for a 2Ghz CPU with at least 4GB RAM, 512MB or better graphics card, and SteamOS 2.0 or Ubuntu 14.04 or better. The game also requires an NVIDIA 600 series+ with Driver Version 352.55, AMD R7 with Mesa 11.2 driver, and Intel Iris Pro with Mesa 11.2 driver. AMD GPUs may require Ubuntu 15.10 or later. The Mesa 11.2 driver is still in active development.

Medieval II: Total War Collection retails for US $24.99/£18.99/€22,99 on Steam, the Feral Store and other third party stores.

Medieval II: Total War and Medieval II: Total War Kingdoms are also available separately via Steam and retail for US $19.99/£14.99/€19,99 and US $11.99/£8.99/€11,99 respectively.

It'll be available to play on Mac and Linux systems from January 14th.