Europa Universalis IV: Domination Arriving April 18

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Get ready to dominate! Paradox Interactive

A new expansion for Europa Universalis IV is all set to arrive this April 18. The Domination expansion gives players the ability to command some of the greatest empires in history. Prepare to see new mission trees and historical government reforms. There are also estate challenges and units that add greater variety. Players can also look forward to tough choices when they choose a path in a branching mission as it entirely closes off some of the possible rewards. Domination available for a suggested retail price of $19.99.

Features of the Domination includes:

  • The Ottoman Empire
    • A revised conquest tree with new rewards for pushing Ottoman dominance which include 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 upon 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 as well as the mechanics 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 with different paths to form Spain.
    • A new mechanic available for the new System of Councils government.
    • Make decisions about the army and navy to get the mighty Tercios and Spanish Armada.
  • France
    • Fight the end of the Hundred Years War.
    • Centralize France into absolute monarchy while dealing with the Wars of Religion.
    • Expand into Italy and the Holy Roman Empire.
    • Lead the Revolution through an expanded mission tree.
  • Great Britain
    • Separate paths for either the British Empire or Angevin Britain.
    • Deeper internal gameplay with unique features for the English Parliament and changes to the English Civil War disaster.
  • Minor nations.
  • Mission changes, new government mechanics, and expanded flavor for Prussia, Portugal, and Korea.

This upcoming expansion also features new art and music plus a rich menu of new historical detail, which should add more flavorful estates, reforms, special units, and events to the leading powers. The expansion is accompanied by a major update, free for all players. Pre-order Domination is now available and those who do receive a bonus music pack, March of Power, with six new tracks to enjoy as accompaniment to the conquests.

Ready for world domination?

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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