Crusader Kings 3: Northern Lords Flavor Pack Now Out on Consoles

Good news for console players.
Good news for console players. Paradox Interactive

The wait is finally over for console players! The Northern Lords flavor pack for Crusader Kings 3 is now out on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S. In this one, players can write new histories for Northern Europe with new events and character options. Northern Lords is the first flavor pack released and it emphasizes one of the most popular regions in the game.

Northern Lords is included for those who have the Crusader Kings 3 Royal Edition and Crusader Kings 3 Expansion Pass.

Features the Northern Lords flavor pack include:

  • Norse Adventurer Realms
    • Norse characters can abandon their own homes and lead hosts into foreign lands to establish their own kingdoms.
  • Jomsvikings and Shieldmaidens
    • Norse holy warriors and stalwart shieldmaidens take up arms on behalf of players.
    • Poet characters can compose stinging rebukes or romantic overtures.
  • New Cultural Content
    • Special Norse dynastic legacies.
    • Norse blot sacrifices.
    • Trials by combat and cultural innovations.
    • Numerous new events for additional color.
  • New Art and Music
    • Original art and musical score to enhance the playing experience.
  • Other Content
    • Berserkers.
    • Missionaries.
    • Runestones.
    • Varangian adventurers.
    • New decisions.
    • Other highlights from the exciting history of the Norse people.

Free Update

The release of this new flavor pack to consoles also comes with a free update that introduces the Ruler Designer, a tool to let players create unique starting characters. With this, it makes it easy to discover how different personalities, or even combinations of character traits, can change the types of stories that are told.

Crusader Kings 3 was first released on PC in September 2020, with versions for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S launched in March 2022. The game offers access to different characters which have unique histories and personality traits. The choice of the lord type is important since it serves as the basis for events and options happening in the game.

The game has players choose whether to go the direct route through the force and rallying their vassals or work through the shadows and use democracy. It doesn't stop with one generation because the game also gives players the chance to determine how powerful their house is in the future via heirs.

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