A Total War: Shogun 2 demo will be released on Steam on Monday, February 22, Sega's confirmed.
The trial will allow wouldbe Japanese warriors to test their skills in "epic land battles and on Total War: Shogun 2's gorgeous new campaign map," the publisher says.
The first Total War: Shogun 2 review arrived in PC Gamer UK this week, with the mag dishing out an excellent 92%.
The Creative Assembly also snuck out a new all cinematic trailer showing off Samurai sword fighting.
Shogun 2 will be released on March 15 with an army of special editions.