October 5, 2009 Update
The Empire Special Forces units are now available for sale separately as DLC for Empire: Total War. This DLC also includes three additional exclusive units, previously unavailable for sale.
ABOUT EMPIRE: TOTAL WAR SPECIAL FORCES UNITS BONUS CONTENT
In a time when a soldiers life could be given easily and quickly, it took extreme courage and determination for a true hero to forge a reputation for themselves.
Whether through harsh and highly disciplined training, generations of successful military tradition or world-leading technology, the Empire: Total War Elite Units are among the very best of the best.
The Special Forces Units introduces six of the most influential military forces of the 18th Century. True to the period, these exclusive elite units become available on the campaign map via a certain faction or once a specific geographical region is under control. This pack also includes three more exclusive Elite Units, previously unavailable for sale.
Each elite unit brings with it the potential to open up dramatic new strategies and turn the tide of your campaign. A cornerstone of your Empires land or naval forces, each has the potential to be used to decisive and devastating effect.
Empire: Total War Special Forces Units Bonus Content consists of the following premium content for aficionados of the Total War series. This content is for use with Empire: Total War. Once Empire: Total War is installed the elite units will become available in the single player game under the conditions stated below.
HMS Victory The Royal Navys most distinguished and formidable first rate ship of the line, Lord Nelsons 104 gun flagship is one of the most heavily armed ships of the 18th Century. This unit is available when playing as the British faction and your technology has sufficiently advanced.
Rogers Rangers Major Robert Rogers company of rangers are highly trained elite light infantry, specializing in reconnaissance and special operations. They are extremely mobile in even the most challenging environments. This unit is available when playing as the British faction and your technology has sufficiently advanced.
Developer: CREATIVE ASSEMBLY, Feral Interactive (Mac), Feral Interactive (Linux)
Publisher: SEGA, Feral Interactive (Mac), Feral Interactive (Linux)
Release Date: 4 Mar, 2009