Europa Universalis IV: Domination is Officially Here

Prepare to rule.
Prepare to rule. Paradox Interactive

The newest expansion pack for Europa Universalis IV is finally here! With Domination, players get to build the early modern world's great empires in new ways. There's a lot of things to look forward to like new choices and new missions, and historical flavor bursting with endless possibilities.

The Domination expansion pack not only revisits but also revises familiar pathways of nations including England, China, and France. More historical context and challenges have been added, on top of branching missions which force players to make a choice that ultimately changes the course of their nation.

The Domination expansion pack introduces new national mission trees and features for:

  • The Ottoman Empire
    • A revised conquest tree with new rewards for those who go for Ottoman dominance.
    • Includes expansion through the new Eyalet system.
    • There are also new internal changes like:
      • New Janissary estate.
      • New Ottoman Decadence mechanic.
      • Ottoman Power Struggle disaster.
  • China
    • Different mission trees for the Han Ming and invader empires like the Qing.
    • Choose between expansion and Inward Perfection.
    • Counter the power of the Eunuchs to build a more stable empire.
  • Japan
    • Unite Japan and deal with the power of the Shogun and the independent Daimyos.
    • Choose to open the country to foreign influence or keep it isolated.
    • Decide on different paths of expansion and reform.
  • Russia
    • Free the country of the Tatar yoke and transform it into a Great Empire.
    • Choose the path of Peter’s reforms to modernize the state.
    • The mission tree and mechanics will change and evolve as the game progresses.
    • Use the power of Cossacks and Streltsy to expand the Empire to East and West.
  • Spain
    • Expanded mission trees for Castile and Aragon which offer different paths to form Spain.
    • A new mechanic available for the new System of Councils government.
    • Decisions about the army and navy to get the mighty Tercios and Spanish Armada.
  • France
    • Fight the end of the Hundred Years War and centralize France into an absolute monarchy.
    • Deal with the Wars of Religion and expand into Italy and the Holy Roman Empire.
    • Lead the Revolution through an expanded mission tree.
  • Great Britain
    • Separate paths for either a British Empire or an Angevin Britain.
    • Experience a deeper internal gameplay.
    • See unique features for the English Parliament and changes to the English Civil War disaster.
  • Minor nations
    • Mission changes.
    • New government mechanics.
    • Expanded flavor for Prussia, Portugal, and Korea.

Aside from the features mentioned, Domination also comes with new art and music and a rich menu of historical detail which adds more flavorful estates, reforms, special units, and events to leading powers. A free major update has been released as well.

Europa Universalis IV is a grand strategy video game where players control a nation from the Late Middle Ages to the early modern period. They can perform numerous activities, including trade, administration, diplomacy, colonization, and warfare. The game is available on PC.

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