Total War: Rome II

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Total War: Rome II
Total war rome 2.png
Release dates
September 3, 2013
Total War: Rome II at Steam Charts
Total War: Rome II at SteamDB
 Total War: Rome II at Wikipedia
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Key points

Information Creative Assembly usually release beta-testing patch here
Disadvantage Poor optimization and performance with long load and turn times.[1]

General information

Information Port Report
More information Official forum
More information Steam Community Discussions


[edit] Availability

Source(s) Store unlock Notes
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[edit] Essential improvements

[edit] Modify camera edge scroll delay

Fix Modify edge scroll delayLink

  1. Go to %APPDATA%\The Creative Assembly\Rome2\scripts
  2. Open preferences.script.txt
  3. Edit campaign_camera_edge_scroll_delay 0.2 and change 0.2 to the desired value.

[edit] Game data

[edit] Configuration file(s) location

Windows %APPDATA%\The Creative Assembly\Rome2\scripts\preferences.script.txt

[edit] Save game data location

Windows %APPDATA%\The Creative Assembly\Rome2\save_games

[edit] Video settings

General settings.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution Native Minimum resolution 1024x768.[2]
Multi-monitor Impossible
Field of view (FOV) Impossible
Windowed Native
Borderless fullscreen windowed Impossible
Anisotropic filtering (AF) Native Trilinear, and anisotropic filtering (2-16 samples).
Anti-aliasing (AA) Native MLAA [3]
Vertical sync (Vsync) Native Double buffered.
High frame rate Unknown

[edit] Input settings

Control settings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Native
Mouse acceleration Impossible
Mouse input in menus Unknown
Mouse Y-axis inversion Unknown
Controller support Impossible

[edit] Audio settings

Audio settings.
Voice settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Native Master, music, speech, and effect sliders
Surround sound Native
Subtitles Native
Closed captions Impossible
Mute on focus lost Native

[edit] Issues fixed

[edit] Windows crashes after changing settings in-game

Right now it is possible for the game to crash Windows upon changing graphics settings while on either the campaign map or in a battle. To avoid this change video settings from the main menu.

[edit] Long turn times

Turning off CPU moves in the game settings will reduce waits.

[edit] Mouse cursor not bound to game window

Fix CursorLockLink

  1. Download CursorLock.
  2. Open CursorLockSetup.exe
  3. Shortcut > User mode
  4. Switch to the Hotkeys tab and enable Toggle Lock Hotkey and choose a hotkey
  5. Click Create Shortcut
  6. Activate the shortcut, switch back to TW:R2, and use the lock hotkey to bind the cursor to the game
Information It is possible for the hotkey to not be recognized by the game, in which case it needs to be activated from the Steam Overlay

[edit] System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7, 8 7, 8
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz Intel Dual Core processor / 2.6 GHz Intel Single Core processor 2nd Generation Intel Core i5 processor
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
35 GB
Video card (GPU) 512 MB of VRAM
Shader model 3 support
1024 MB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
Information Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768.


  1. Port Report
  3. Tested by Pharnaces

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