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Posted on Nov 9, 2006 in Games PR

PR: EUIII Release January 23, 2007

Armchair General

Europa Universalis scheduled to hit stores as holiday craze subside

New York, USA (November 9, 2006) – Paradox Interactive announced today that their biggest production to date, Europa Universalis III, will be shipping to stores on January 23, 2007 in North America with releases in Europe and Australia to follow shortly thereafter.

The title has been rated E and 12+. A Collectors Edition will be available in limited numbers on key markets. The Collectors Edition with a suggested retail price of $49.99 will include a complete strategy guide among other exclusive assets. The standard version has a suggested retail price of $39.99.

Europa Universalis III is an epic strategy game of centuries that delves deeply into the areas of exploration, trade, warfare and diplomacy. The open-ended gameplay allow for an impressive number of choices and outcomes as players take control of a nation and guide it through the ages to become a great global empire.


Features include:

• Over 300 years of game play by starting at ANY date between 1453 and 1789.
• Flexible nation building: decide your own form of government, the structure of your society, trade politics and much more. The possibilities are endless.
• Take history in your hands and call personalities like Sir Isaac Newton, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart or René Descartes as advisors to your court.
• A lush topographic map in full 3D allows for a rich and complete worldview, and contains more than 1700 provinces and sea zones.
• More than 250 countries to lead during the game’s extensive time span.
• More than a thousand historical leaders and over 4000 historical Monarchs at your disposal
• Manage more than 100 individual unit troops to secure as much power as possible.
• Co-operative multiplayer mode that allows several players to work together to control a single nation
• Complete customization, Europa Universalis III gives you the chance to customize and mod practically anything your heart may desire. Join the constantly growing and incredibly talented Paradox modding community!