Total War: Warhammer II is a turn-based strategy and real-time tactics video game developed by Creative Assembly and published by Sega. Total War: Warhammer II is set in Games Workshop's Warhammer Fantasy fictional universe. he game takes place across four continents—Ulthuan, Naggaroth, The Southlands, and Lustria. The game will center around control of the Great Vortex in Ulthuan. The Vortex campaign features a narrative storyline for each of the four races as they cast rituals to either stabilize or control the Great Vortex. Total War: Warhammer II features turn-based strategy and real-time tactics gameplay similar to other games in the Total War series. The game's announced races in the campaign include the Lizardmen, High Elves, Dark Elves and Skaven. Those that own races from the first game will have the same races unlocked for multiplayer in the second and a grand campaign map spanning the first and second games' campaign maps will be released in a patch after launch. The game's campaign will be more narrative oriented than the sandbox campaign of the first game with each race battling to save or destroy the Great Vortex over Ulthuan.