Europa Universalis IV Now Available to Conquerors Everywhere

Bring Civilization Out of the Dark Ages With the Grandest of Empire-building Games. NEW YORK — August 13, 2013 — Today, your dreams of leading a global empire shall lay dormant no longer. Paradox Interactive and Paradox Development Studio have announced the official worldwide launch of the empire-building game Europa Universalis IV for Windows, Mac, and Linux. What happens when you change history?

NEW YORK — August 13, 2013 — Today, your dreams of leading a global empire shall lay dormant no longer. Paradox Interactive and Paradox Development Studio have announced the official worldwide launch of the empire-building game Europa Universalis IV for Windows, Mac, and Linux. What happens when you change history?

View the new launch trailer and find out:

EUIV_launch_trailer http://youtu.be/KWAP0RNFOmc 

Paradox Development Studio is ready to take you to worlds both old and new in Europa Universalis IV, and give you the chance to conquer them – if you can withstand the double-dealing and aggression of your rivals. Europa Universalis IV gives you control of a nation to guide it through the years and create a dominant global empire in the Age of Discovery. The game offers unprecedented freedom through the use of exploration, trade, warfare and diplomacy to let you rule however you see fit. Strategists will face ruthless AI in an extensive single-player campaign, or be able to backstab friends and foes in 32-player online matches.

Europa Universalis IV is now available at digital distributors everywhere for $39.99, with the Deluxe Extreme Edition available for $44.99. To view a complete list of outlets carrying the game, please visit www.europauniversalis4.com/buy A free demo is available for curious conquerors, allowing players to sample 28 years of in-game history as one of four starting nations. Download the Europa Universalis IV demo at: http://store.steampowered.com/app/236850/

Europa Universalis IV Main Features:

- Make your own decisions: Nation building is completely flexible and the possibilities are endless.

- Bring out your negotiating skills in a deeper diplomatic system: Use coalitions, royal marriages and support for rebels and explore the possibilities of the new unilateral opinion system.

- Use your Monarch Power: Experience the new system of monarch power where your choices are influenced by the caliber of the man you have at the top and will direct the ebb and flow of gameplay.

- Experience the all new trade system: The trade system adds a new dimension to the great trade empires of the period. Gain control of vital trade routes and make the wealth of the world flow to your coffers.

- Experience history coming to life: The great personalities of the past are on hand to support you as you make your mark on thousands of historical events

- Turn the world into your playground: Enjoy hundreds of years of gameplay in a lush topographical map complete with dynamic seasonal effects.

- Engage in Cross-platform Multiplayer: Battle against your friends or try the co-operative multiplayer mode that allows several players to work together to control a single nation with up to 32 players. Featuring hotjoin, improved chat, new matchmaking servers and support for a standalone servers.

- Create your own history & customize your game: Europa Universalis IV gives you the chance to customize and mod practically anything your heart may desire and uses Steam Workshop.

 

Following on the success of the critically acclaimed strategy/RPG Crusader Kings II, Paradox Development Studio is ready to let you fulfill your quest for global domination. For more information about Europa Universalis IV, please visit www.europauniversalis4.com.

 

About Paradox Development Studio - Strategy is our game

Paradox Development Studio is the developers behind successful strategy franchices such as Crusader Kings, Europa Universalis, Hearts of Iron & Victoria. Their strategy/RPG game Crusader Kings II is critically acclaimed and one of the highest rated games 2012 according to Metacritic. Paradox Development Studio has now released their empire building game Europa Universalis IV  the 13th of August, 2013.

 
The studio has been a leading developer of globally renowned, PC-focused strategy games since 1995. Today the Stockholm-based studio is the center of a vast community of fans and modders both, with a reach that spans the entire globe and a strong presence in the United States and Europe.
 
Paradox Development Studios believes in the power of the sandbox strategy game – a special kind of experience where you set your own goals and decide which tools you will use to reach them. Sandbox games give you unparalleled freedom to create your own destiny and write your own stories. When you play our games, we want you to feel that the fate of the world really does lie in your hands – and only you decide what that fate means.
 
Paradox Development Studios games can be enjoyed solo or multiplayer – up to 32 people can compete, co-operate or conspire in our rich historical games. Paradox Development Studio is also a big supporter of user created content; all of our games can be modded to match your heart’s desire.
 
Continuing to re-invent and advance each of these, as well as create all-new titles, is just one way the studio keeps it's 500,000+ member community coming back for more. Just as important is the studio's passion for rich strategy, shared by their fans, and their legacy of providing games so deep and challenging that each offers hundreds of hours of gameplay.
 
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