Ahead of the release of the first DLC offering for the fantastic A Total War Saga: Troy, developer Creative Assembly has given fans a glimpse of the fearsome warrior women of legend, the Amazons, in action.
Joining the Bronze Age struggle alongside the Danaans and the Trojans, the Amazon DLC pack will include two new playable characters, the Amazon Queen Hippolyta and her sister Penthesilea, and bring with them entirely new mechanics and units to the game, in addition to being the first all-female faction in Total War history.
Perhaps the most dramatic difference between the Amazons and the Aacheans is the way they go about enlisting elite units. Rather than researching the appropriate technology and unlocking higher tier troops for recruitment, as is the Total War norm, Amazonian troops must start out as a lower tier and work their way up.
After earning several chevrons of experience, you can then re-train your Amazonian warriors …