Sega announced Empire: Total War has been delayed to March 2009. North America will get the game on March 3 while the rest of the world will get it a day later. The release date for the digital STEAM download is March 3 at 19:00 CET, with the exception of North America, they won't be able to buy the game online until March 4 at 10:00 CET.
The minimum system requirements where also unveiled today:
Windows XP SP2 or Vista
Intel single-core 2.4GHz processor or equivalent AMD processor
1GB RAM (XP) or 2GB RAM (Vista)
256MB DirectX 9.0c graphics shader (SM 2.0 or higher)