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Total War: Warhammer 2's Steam Workshop is open for business

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Total War: Warhammer 2 (opens in new tab) developer Creative Assembly has opened the doors to the title's Steam Workshop, allowing players to easily mod the excellent strategy game.

Technically, players have been able to mod the game since it released late last month but the Steam Workshop remained closed post-launch because a lot of mods were crashing the game. Creative Assembly has been focusing on getting the game stable, and now it's satisfied that there won't be many performance hiccups.

There's already nearly 600 mods available through the Workshop, which you can browse here (opens in new tab). The top rated one so far makes the camera more flexible, allowing you to zoom both closer to your units and further away from the battlefield than you can in the base game. It's got a 'cinematic' mode for screenshots too.

There's also a huge custom map pack (opens in new tab) that will grow with time alongside new animations, unit re-skins to add variety and graphical tweaks. The modding tools are called the Assembly Kit, and to install them you should search for 'Warhammer II Assembly Kit' in the Tools tab in your Steam library.

If you're a fan of the Total War series, or just strategy games in general, then Warhammer 2 is well worth a look. Click here (opens in new tab) for Jody's glowing review.

Samuel Horti
Samuel Horti

Samuel Horti is a long-time freelance writer for PC Gamer based in the UK, who loves RPGs and making long lists of games he'll never have time to play. He's now a full-time reporter covering health at the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. When he does have time for games you may find him on the floor, struggling under the weight of his Steam backlog.