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What time does Total War usually release on Steam?

YaafmYaafm Registered Users Posts: 1,276
Do to shift change at my work, the day off I scheduled to play Total War: 3 Kingdoms, might not be as necessary depending on release time.

Does anyone remember or have knowledge of what time previous games unlocked at? Was it a EST focus released like Midnight EST or maybe Europe focus time release or, whatever. Just wondering if anyone remembers what time they went live.


  • AlJabberwockAlJabberwock Moderator USAModerators, Tech Moderators, Knights Posts: 7,730
    edited February 2019
    I don't think it would be accurate to say they release at an always predictable time whatever release may have been in the past if you are just trying to base it on release history.

    They _have been_ pretty standard as to releasing at the announced time though, once the time is announced. As to whether they are time focused, I don't recall a specific pattern. I don't recall any releases though where steam unlock occurred at like, zero-dark-thirty.

    Of course, I'm an old guy, and release times usually only matter to me because I have to pay attention to the forums when that happens as it is all hands on deck then.
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  • BillyRuffianBillyRuffian Moderator UKRegistered Users, Moderators, Knights Posts: 37,384
    Perhaps unsurprisingly it's usually a UK time-based release so that CA can have staff available at the time.

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  • YaafmYaafm Registered Users Posts: 1,276
    Thanks, wasnt sure if its uniform or not. So even if it is a midnight release id be looking at UK time, at least thats something to work around.
  • davedave1124davedave1124 Senior Member Registered Users Posts: 7,798
    15:00 GMT usually.
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