<% index + 1 %>/<% totalImages %>
PC

Total War™: ROME II - Hannibal at the Gates

£13.99
Please update your browser!
Receive your digital code immediately after payment. Ready to use instantly!
  • Receive your code immediately after payment
  • Startselect is an authorised reseller
  • Customers rate us 4.3 / 5
  • Guaranteed safe checkout
  • No service fees
This product is valid for 10 years from the date of purchase and is free of service charges.
Product info
NOTE: Returns and refunds are not possible for this product.

Dropping you into the Western Mediterranean at the outbreak of the 2nd Punic War, Hannibal at the Gates features a new campaign map focused on the period that brought the ancient-world superpowers of Rome and Carthage to all-out war.

One of the most famous in history, the conflict demonstrated the tactical genius of great rival generals Scipio and Hannibal. Can you recreate their remarkable strategies, or can you do better? How will you change history?

You enter the war as Carthage or Rome, command the noble Hellenic city-state of Syracuse, or, for the first time in ROME II, play an Iberian faction as the Arevaci or the Lusitani.

Hannibal at the Gates also features:

New Campaign Map:

A more detailed representation of the western Mediterranean than the ROME II map, with players able to expand across 19 provinces dotted with resources and settlements. The major powers of the time, Rome and Carthage, begin at loggerheads but with a number of key regions and client states under their control. Syracuse, the Arevaci and the Lusitani all start with a single region, offering a significantly different and more formidable challenge than playing as one of the two great empires.

Diplomacy-focused Technology:

Rome and Carthage both feature new civil tech-tree branches focused on diplomacy. Both sides begin with multiple allies and client states, and can undermine their opponents’ support by diplomatic means.

12 Turns per-year:

With a time period covering events between 218 - 202BC, each turn in Hannibal at the Gates represents a month, and the campaign transitions through all four seasons of the year, complete with seasonal gameplay effects.

Compact, focused Multiplayer Campaign:

For those generals seeking a more rapid Multiplayer Campaign game, Hannibal at the Gates’ tighter geographic scope makes co-op or competitive 2-player campaigns more focused and faster than a full Grand Campaign.

New Historical Battles:

Hannibal at the Gates adds two new Historical Battles: the Battle of Cannae (216BC) and the Battle of Zama (202BC). Both battles marked key points in the 2nd Punic War, with Cannae representing the high point of Hannibal's invasion of Italy, and Zama marking the completion of Rome's victory and dominance over Carthage.

New Playable Factions for Total War™: ROME II

In addition to mighty Carthage and Rome, players can fight the 2nd Punic War as three new factions: the Arevaci, the Lusitani and Syracuse, each one featuring its own faction traits, characteristics, unique units and campaign start-position. If Hannibal at the Gates is owned, these factions are also playable in the ROME II Grand Campaign.

The Arevaci

Imperialist expansion has brought both Carthage and Rome to the Arevaci's door, although it is Hannibal that currently shares a border with the warlike Celtiberian tribe. As the campaign begins, the Arevaci are neutral but have a clear choice before them: unite with Hannibal and risk genocidal retaliation from the Romans, or remain on good terms with Rome and face the certainty of Carthaginian wrath. Despite their knowledge of the terrain and superb fighting prowess, the Arevaci cannot take on both superpowers at once. For now, they maintain their neutrality, but it cannot last. Someone must control the Iberian peninsula, could it be the Arevaci?

The Lusitani

The Lusitani lived in Iberia long before Carthage or Rome disturbed the region. They are, like their distant cousins the Suebi, not a single clan but a confederation of smaller tribes, working together for defensive and mutual gain Fierce and agile warriors, the Lusitani are well suited to guerrilla warfare. As Hannibal’s Carthaginian army marches through lands previously controlled by Rome, there is opportunity for the Lusitani to expand beyond their bounds and claim back Iberia from its invaders. However, though there may be prudence in caution, even fraternisation with the enemy at first, eventually they must be expelled from the land!

Syracuse

The city-state of Syracuse is renowned throughout the ancient world as a centre for culture and science. It is also rich; Syracuse benefits greatly from its prime position in the central Mediterranean. A string of tyrants dominate its history, defending the city's autonomy against fellow Greeks, Carthaginians and threats from within. In 218BC, both Rome and Carthage would like to see Syracuse under their control once and for all. As the two superpowers go to war again, it stands on a precipice - will Syracuse forge its own destiny or fall into obscurity as just another colonial possession?

New Units

Alongside their regular unit rosters, the playable factions in Hannibal at the Gates get the following new units. If you own Hannibal at the Gates, these units will also be available in the ROME II Grand Campaign:

Arevaci

  • Painted Warriors (melee infantry)
    Painted bodies and unpleasant stenches instil fear in unlucky opponents, which is half the battle.
  • Celtiberian Cavalry (melee cavalry)
    A versatile cavalry strike force when commanded by a skilled general.

Lusitani

  • Lusitani Guerrillas (stealth spear infantry)
    Moving unseen to ambush their opponents, these stealthy guerrilla fighters are masters of their craft.
  • Lusitani Spearmen (spear infantry)
    Skilled tribal spearmen whose reputation on the battlefield is fully deserved.

Syracuse

  • Picked Hoplites (elite hoplites, also available to Athens)
    The cream of citizen hoplites to proudly defend their city from invasion.

New Roman Auxiliary units:

  • Auxiliary Scutarii (Iberian melee infantry)
    These Iberians are more than able to serve Rome at the front of a battle line.
  • Auxiliary Scutarii Cavalry (Iberian melee cavalry)
    These heavy cavalrymen add a touch of Iberian fire to otherwise conservative Roman ranks.

New Iberian Mercenary units:

  • Mercenary Scutarii (Iberian melee infantry)
    Large, well-paid men with falcatas can settle a surprisingly large number of arguments.
  • Mercenary Scutarii Cavalry (Iberian melee cavalry)
    These mounted mercenaries are a fine force for close-quarters combat.

New Italian Mercenary units:

  • Mercenary Etruscan Hoplites (Italian hoplites)
    Equipped and trained in the Greek fashion, Rome's former masters remain a force to be reckoned with.
  • Mercenary Samnite Warriors (Italian heavy infantry)
    Conquered peoples can still produce the finest warriors.
  • Mercenary Campanian Cavalry (Italian heavy cavalry)
    Noble horsemen from some of the finest pastures of the peninsula.


Format: Digital edition
Publisher: Sega
Type: Download code delivered via email
Valid on: PC

pegi 16
PEGI 16
This rating is applied once the depiction of violence (or sexual activity) reaches a stage that looks the same as would be expected in real life. More extreme bad language, the concept of the use of tobacco and drugs and the depiction of criminal activities can be content of games that are rated 16.

1.  Register an account

Go to www.steampowered.com and click 'login' at the top right corner of the website. After that, press 'Join Steam' in the middle of your screen to create your account. 

2. Download Steam

Click the green button that says 'Install Steam' at the top right corner of the website, install Steam and login with with the account you created in step 1. 

3. Click 'Games' at the top of your screen and select 'Activate a product on Steam'

4. Open the confirmation e-mail you received from Startselect and copy the code into the 'Product Code' box.

5. Confirm the code and install the game

6. You can access your games by clicking 'Library' at the top of your screen. 

7. After the download is completed, you can enjoy your game!

Startselect info

Now on Startselect!

Now available at Startselect: Total War™: ROME II - Hannibal at the Gates. At Startselect you can purchase your digital games and giftcards anywhere and anytime. All of our products are fully authorized and supported by the publisher or developer.

Do you want to purchase this product? Just pick one of the payment methods, check out and you will receive your digital code almost immediately in your mailbox. If you run into any problems or if you have a question, our support team is standing by. We want to give you the easiest shopping experience, so you can use your product straight away!

Happy with your choice? Be sure to check out all the other products available at Startselect!



On this product article 4.2 of our terms and conditions applies.
Terms & Conditions
© SEGA. Creative Assembly, the Creative Assembly logo, Total War, Total War: ROME and the Total War logo are either registered trade marks or trade marks of The Creative Assembly Limited. SEGA and the SEGA logo are either registered trade marks or trade marks of SEGA Corporation. All rights reserved.

Welcome on Startselect United Kingdom


Note: you are currently visiting Startselect United Kingdom. Our products are specific to each country and might only be valid for the selected country.

You can stay on Startselect United Kingdom, or go to Startselect United States to purchase compatible products. Yes, let me select my region
Select your country and language:
  • Österreich
  • Australia
  • België
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Deutschland
  • España
  • Estonia
  • France
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Italia
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Nederland
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Schweiz
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Suomi
  • Sverige
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Deutsch
  • English-Australia
  • English
  • Français
  • Nederlands
  • English
  • Bulgarian
  • English
  • Français
  • English
  • English
  • English
  • Czech
  • English
  • Danish
  • Deutsch
  • English
  • Español
  • English
  • English
  • Français
  • English
  • English
  • Greek
  • English
  • Hungarian
  • English
  • Italiano
  • English
  • English
  • English
  • English
  • Français
  • Deutsch
  • English
  • Nederlands
  • English
  • English-NewZealand
  • English
  • Norwegian
  • English
  • Polish
  • Português
  • English
  • English
  • Arabic
  • English
  • Deutsch
  • Français
  • Italiano
  • English
  • English
  • Slovak
  • English
  • Slovenian
  • Suomi
  • Svenska
  • English
  • Svenska
  • English
  • Arabic
  • English
  • English
Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue Continue
Your country selection will ensure that we offer the correct products and payment methods. Please ensure that it corresponds to your country and to the account(s) on which you are planning to redeem the product.
Send product as gift to:
<% modals.sendAsGift.messageCharactersLeft() %> Characters left

Startselect App

FREE - on the App Store FREE - on Google Play