This page will contain full information on the factions in Empire: Total War when it comes out. In the meantime, you can view information released as part of game previews.


France is the most powerful country in Western Europe. Read more about them here

Great Britain

Their internal wars are now over and they can now focus their energies elsewhere. Read more here.

The Maratha Confederacy

The Maratha start in an advantageous position, but face threats in India and from overseas.

The Ottoman Empire

The power of the Turks has waned somewhat. Find out more about them here.


An old kingdom but a powerful one surrounded on all sides. Read more here.


Prussia is an emerging European power. Read more about them here.


Find out more about the enormous challenges and possibilities that await Russia.


Spain is backward and old-fashioned but still a force to be reckoned with. More information here.


Learn more about this Baltic powerhouse here.

United Provinces

The Dutch are wealthy and powerful but the French are a serious threat. For information, see here.