Found this today on the Microsoft site, If your like me and can not wait for this game to be released this may help pass the time.
Its out for a number of smartphone platforms.
The game puts you on the side of the rebels or the royal family. you have to plant flags on enemy territory to gain gold that, once you have the new game the gold will be transferred.
Go to the link and sign up for the game, you will have to create a coat of arms and you will be randomly assigned to a team :)