The US launch release is bundled with the complementary DVD Rome: Engineering an Empire
from the The History Channel. The documentary won two Emmy Awards. It chronicles the rich history of the Roman Empire from the reign of Caesar in 44 B.C. to its eventual fall around 537 AD, detailing the remarkable works of architecture and technology in between that helped create Rome's indelible mark on the world.
The official Sierra game servers were shut down on 1st November 2008.