Pre-ordered the game, it arrived promptly. installed it and now have enjoyed the game for 70+ hours already, sacrificing much sleep in the process. Like many of the reviews out there, why hasn't it occur to do this earlier, one of the most enjoyable Total War titles in the series, right up there with my personal favourite Shogun 2. The massive battles of the 5 races that come with this edition of the game all look fantastic, and each play quite differently. The addition of awesome hero units that you can customise more than ever before and spells really add something special to the game that hasn't been seen before in previous titles. Just make sure this game doesn't take over your life!