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Europa Universalis IV Release Date Announced and Pre-Order Launched

Rewrite History and Bring Your Civilization Out of the Dark Ages, Latest Trailer Revealed

NEW YORK — June 5, 2013 — If your dreams of leading a global empire have lain dormant for too long, the time to take action is finally here!  Paradox Interactive and Paradox Development Studio today announced that the empire-building game Europa Universalis IV will be released worldwide on August 13th, 2013. Europa Universalis IV is the latest installment in the award-winning series with more than  a million copies sold worldwide and will be available on PC, Mac, and Linux at launch.

Strategy fans can now take the first step to fulfill their quest for global domination by pre-ordering Europa Universalis IV from digital distribution channels everywhere for $39.99, with a Digital Extreme Edition available for $44.99.

To pre-order Europa Universalis IV & read the full details on the pre-order and bonuses, please visit: http://www.europauniversalis4.com/buy

For a glimpse at Paradox’s most epic historical strategy yet, view the new trailer here:
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http://youtu.be/fz7e4sDl4Rk

Following on the success of the critically acclaimed strategy/RPG Crusader Kings II, Paradox Development Studio is ready to take you to worlds both old and new – each yours for the taking. Join the active  community of over half a million members and experience the drama and tension that only the grand stage of history can provide in Europa Universalis IV.

Europa Universalis IV gives you control of a nation to guide it through the years and create a dominant global empire in the age of exploration, providing unprecedented freedom through the use of exploration, trade, warfare and diplomacy to let you rule your nation however you see fit. Strategists will face ruthless AI in an extensive single-player campaign, or be able to backstab friends and foes in 32-player online matches. 

About Paradox Development Studio - Strategy is Our game

Paradox Development Studio
 is the developers behind successful strategy franchices such as Crusader Kings, Europa Universalis, Hearts of Iron & Victoria. Their strategy/RPG game Crusader Kings II is critically acclaimed and one of the highest rated games 2012 according to Metacritic.

Paradox Development Studio is currently working on the upcoming empire building game Europa Universalis IV that will release the 13th of August. 2013.

The studio has been a leading developer of globally renowned, PC-focused strategy games since 1995. Today the Stockholm-based studio is the center of a vast community of fans and modders both, with a reach that spans the entire globe and a strong presence in the United States and Europe.

Paradox Development Studios believes in the power of the sandbox strategy game – a special kind of experience where you set your own goals and decide which tools you will use to reach them. Sandbox games give you unparalleled freedom to create your own destiny and write your own stories. When you play our games, we want you to feel that the fate of the world really does lie in your hands – and only you decide what that fate means.

Paradox Development Studios games can be enjoyed solo or multiplayer – up to 32 people can compete, co-operate or conspire in our rich historical games. Paradox Development Studio is also a big supporter of user created content; all of our games can be modded to match your heart’s desire.

Continuing to re-invent and advance each of these, as well as create all-new titles, is just one way the studio keeps it's 500,000+ member community coming back for more. Just as important is the studio's passion for rich strategy, shared by their fans, and their legacy of providing games so deep and challenging that each offers hundreds of hours of gameplay.

 

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