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Crusader Kings II Save Converter Announced for Europa Universalis IV

New Pre-order Bonus Lets Players Import Saved Games, Early Adopters Also Receive Free Copy of Crusader Kings II

NEW YORK — July 30, 2013 — Paradox Interactive and Paradox Development Studio, creators of global conquest titles for every age, today revealed the final pre-order reward for gamers for upcoming empire-building title Europa Universalis IV, releasing August 13 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. 

Players who pre-order Europa Universalis IV will be given a free copy of critically acclaimed strategy/RPG Crusader Kings II, Paradox’s hit title of diplomacy, dynasties, and double-dealing set in the Middle Ages, to add to their own library or to give to a friend. 

Early adopters will also receive a new Saved Game Converter for Crusader Kings II, which will read the details of a saved game from a Crusader Kings II and convert that into a game that can be played in Europa Universalis IV. Fans of Crusader Kings II will be able to maintain the empires they have established and guide them through the age of exploration in an all-new strategic experience, continuing their personal stories of expansion and conquest. 

Both the saved converter and copy of Crusader Kings II will be available as pre-order bonuses on August 1, and players that have already pre-purchased Europa Universalis IV will receive these additional bonuses. Strategy fans can prepare for the long road to conquest by pre-ordering Europa Universalis IV, details on all pre-order bonuses can be found here: www.europauniversalis4.com/buy 

To demonstrate how converted saved games will work in Europa Universalis IV, Paradox will be showing off the converter in a live stream on Twitch.tv. Eager conquerors can tune in on July 30 at 11 a.m. PDT (6 p.m. GMT). The stream will be live at http://twitch.tv/paradoxinteractive

Example Screenshot of an imported save game from Crusader Kings II in Europa Universalis IV

Europa Universalis IV is the latest installment in the award-winning series, with more than a million copies sold. The game gives you control of a nation to guide it through the years and create a dominant global empire in the age of exploration. Following on the success of the critically acclaimed strategy/RPG Crusader Kings II, Paradox Development Studio is ready to make you experience the drama that only the grand stage of history can provide. 

For more information about Europa Universalis IV, please visit www.europauniversalis4.com 

 

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 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.

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