The end of the week approaches, and right on cue Epic has announced the next title to feature as the Epic Games Store free game – Europa Universalis IV. As per Epic’s tradition of spilling the freebie beans early, Europa Universalis IV won’t be available for free download until next week. Not to worry though as Mouldy Toof Studios’ The Escapists is up for grabs as of 8 AM PT, 11 AM EDT, 4 PM GMT today to tide us over.
Europa Universalis IV Week’s Epic Game Store Free Game
Developed by Paradox and released back in 2013, Europa Universalis IV has you leading a nation to global diplomatic and military dominance in a decision-heavy grand strategy sim that should please those that like their games complex and deep. Over to Paradox for a brief overview of what’s in store.
Paradox Development Studio is back with the fourth installment of the award-winning Europa Universalis series. The empire-building game Europa Universalis IV gives you control of a nation to guide through the years in order to create a dominant global empire. Rule your nation through the centuries, with unparalleled freedom, depth and historical accuracy. True exploration, trade, warfare and diplomacy will be brought to life in this epic title rife with rich strategic and tactical depth.”
While Europa Universalis IV won’t be available until Thursday next week, you can grab The Escapists for free right now from the Epic Games Store. As the name implies, The Escapists tasks you with escaping a prison. The game is styled as a sandbox experience offering countless ways to chart a path to freedom from causing riots, digging tunnels, or donning a guard’s garb to slip out in plain sight.