Total War: Rome II will be released worldwide on September 3rd, 2013. Those who pre-order will get the Greek States Culture Pack DLC for free. The pack adds Epirus, Athens, and Sparta as playable factions to the game.
Additionally, 22,000 copies of Total War: Rome II Collector’s Edition will be released. Each copy will contain an individually numbered Steelbook case, a canvas campaign map, a miniature Roman Onager, and a set of three Roman themed games. The set contains Tabula, the Roman forerunner to Backgammon; Tesserae Dice modelled after real dice found in an archaeological dig; and Total War Cards: Punic Wars, a card game for two players inspired by Total War: Rome II.