Europa Universalis IV Bringing Africa with Origins Immersion Pack

Prepare to enjoy a lot of new events.
Prepare to enjoy a lot of new events. Paradox Interactive

Africa has long been known as the birthplace of humanity and a land said to have untold wealth and variety. All of these are coming to the Origins immersion pack of Europa Universalis IV on November 11, priced at $9.99.

Origins offer players new African missions that should add greater variety as well as new goals for some of the continent’s most powerful nations.

The Origins pack adds these to the game:

  • Jewish Religion
    • The Ethiopian Jews of Beta Israel are included in the pack with Jewish nations being able to choose from nine religious characteristics to highlight their national strengths.
  • Missions for Mali
    • Find a way to stop the decline of the greatest medieval empire in West Africa. Be sure to reassert control of former vassals.
  • Missions for Songhai
    • Develop the provinces and claim the mantles of Mali and Timbuktu as the new rising power.
  • Missions for Kongo
    • Unite the people of the Congo River and confront the ever-growing European threat.
  • Missions for Ethiopia
    • Make sure there’s religious unity and prestige in the Kingdom of Solomon. Unify the nations of the African Horn.
    • Adds the noble Ç̌äwa regiments.
  • Missions for Ajuuraan
    • Be sure to control the Indian Ocean trade and bring water to the desert provinces.
  • Missions for Kilwa
    • Strengthen naval economic power and establish a colonial empire across the seas.
  • Missions for Mutapa
    • Build on the legacy of the founders of Great Zimbabwe.
    • Exploit the riches of South Africa to dominate trade.
  • Minor Mission Additions for Jolof, Mossi, Hausa, and OyoAdal
  • New Regional Mission Trees
    • New Missions for minor powers in Central, East and West Africa, and the African Horn.
    • New estate privileges available for many nations and regions.
  • New Army Sprites for Congo, Great Lakes, Southern Africa, and Bantu
  • Two New Missionary models. African Coptic and African Fetishist missionary animations added.
  • New Music
    • 12 minutes of new West African-themed music.
    • 12 minutes of new East African-themed music.

Europa Universalis IV was released back in 2013 on PC. This strategy game has players control a nation from the Late Middle Ages and all the way to the early modern period.

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