It is your right as a, er, modern gamer and lover of strategy games, to get excited over the latest offering from Paradox Interactive — Europa Universalis IV: Rights of Man. If you like it so much, why not pre-order it?
The latest expansion to EU4, plus the free 1.18 patch with the release, adds a myriad of content to past expansions as well as expanded depth on newer game systems. More numbers always equal more fun in the grand strategy world. So, what are these new systems? Europa Universalis IV: Rights of Man is offering us great powers, more decisions, leader traits/personalities, playable Queens, revolutionary republics, and so much more. Check out the latest and last dev diary video below.
Each system has been reworked to make each nation feel unique and fun to play. Here’s a breakdown of some of the major features being released in Rights of Man: [source]
Great Powers now have special diplomatic abilities: Don’t let your development lag while you expand, so you can make use of new threats and overtures to neighbors.
Personalities and traits for monarchs and military leaders will add bonuses to your nation or assist you in battle
Queens can be generated by royal marriages, and serve as regents if an underage heir ascends to the throne
Subject nations can be given more specific instructions on how to behave at war
Fetishist nations can choose from a number of cults, and uncover new options as they wage war and make alliances
Coptic nations will be tasked with preserving their faith through the control of holy sites throughout the near east
Other Features, including a new faction system for Revolutionary Republics, a unique new government form for the Ottoman Empire, the ability to abdicate, allowing building in subject states, and debasing currency for quick cash.
Europa Universalis IV: Rights of Man is ready for pre-order now. You’ll be able to dominate the world with your country’s colors this October 11th.
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