Total War: Warhammer

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Total War: Warhammer
Total War: Warhammer cover
Creative Assembly
macOS (OS X) Feral Interactive[1]
Linux Feral Interactive[1]
OS X, Linux Feral Interactive[1]
Release dates
Windows May 24, 2016
Linux November 22, 2016[2]
macOS (OS X) April 18, 2017[3]
Total War
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General information

Steam Community Discussions


All Windows versions require Steam and Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM.[4]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\The Creative Assembly\Warhammer\Scripts\
macOS (OS X)
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\The Creative Assembly\Warhammer\Save Games\
macOS (OS X)

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
UI does not scale causing the interface to appear very small.[6]
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Already borderless if windowed mode is set at native resolution
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Trilinear, and anisotropic filtering (2-16 samples).
Anti-aliasing (AA)
MSAA (x2, up to x8), MLAA
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Main Menu is locked to 30 fps, rest of the game is unlocked by default

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, music, speech, and effect sliders
Surround sound
5.1, 7.1
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio CC Notes

VR support[edit]


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11, 12
Metal support
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

A 64-bit operating system is required.
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 7, 8.1, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo Intel Core i5 4570
System memory (RAM) 3 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 35 GB
Video card (GPU) AMD Radeon HD 5770
1 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
AMD Radeon R9 270X
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760
2 GB of VRAM


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Conquer this world with Total War™: WARHAMMER®, coming to Mac and Linux in the autumn | Feral News
  2. On 22 November, two colossal forces will unite in Total War: WARHAMMER for Linux | Feral News
  3. On April 18th, Total War: WARHAMMER launches for Mac powered by Metal | Feral News
  4. Denuvo: Questions and Answers - Total War Wiki
  5. Total War Warhammer 21:9 Support Review (3440x1440) (60fps) (Ultrawide) - YouTube
  6. 4K Ready…or not? – The GRIMcanuck