Total War Warhammer devs will finally fix their most-hated expansion


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Creative Assembly is hoping to make things right with Total War Warhammer 3 players by fixing the game’s despised Shadows of Change DLC expansion. With fans feeling cheated by the expansion’s lack of content, the game’s developers are hoping to redeem themselves.

After the shoddy launch of Total War Pharaoh, Creative Assembly has been forced to rethink recent decisions surrounding its RTS franchise. Following multiple controversial releases, the developer is decreasing prices, increasing content and desperately attempting to repair its relationship with core fans.

First on the agenda is remedying the issues with Total War Warhammer 3 Shadows of Change. Released back in August 2023, the expansion charged fans $25 for only a handful of new units to control. After a series of poor decisions, fans quickly turned against the developers.

In a recent blog post, game director Richard Aldridge told fans that new content is coming for those who purchased Warhammer 3’s Shadows of Change explanation. Aldridge explained that the team behind the title is passionate when it comes to fixing the relationship with fans and continuing to deliver new content.

“We believe we can put this right for you. We know that you, our community, are as passionate about the game as we are, and we’re pleased to say that many of your suggestions are being enacted upon,” the director told fans.

The new update for Shadows of Change will include two new legendary heroes alongside two additional lords and two heroes. Fans can also expect six new units, one magic lore and a “FREELC” character to join the roster as well.

Aldridge explained that Creative Assembly still plans to “make much more DLC for Total War Warhammer 3” with some following “the same premise and composition as Shadows of Change where we will add to and develop three existing races from across the Warhammer world.”

All of these additions will make their debut in the game when patch 4.2 releases on PC. However, there’s currently no concrete release date for the content. If this news does make you want to buy Shadows of Change ASAP, it might be worth waiting until the update actually releases.

Total War Warhammer 3 is available right now on PC via Steam or the Xbox Game Store.


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