Europa Universalis IV: Wealth of Nations Summary

9.0
excellent

Europa Universalis IV: Wealth of Nations Review

Nick Horth has a grand vision of a bustling merchant republic, but ends up robbing the Dutch instead.

Latest news

Next Europa Universalis IV patch includes free update with "3D fort models"

article image

With the next expansion for Europa Universalis IV on the way, Paradox Development Studio has revealed part of what's coming in the next big patch. Some free content is in the works with "3D fort models" on the list.

There are representations for each fortification level and there's also different styles for different cultures. They will appear on the world map to better inform us of a province's development and defences.

Europa Universalis IV: Common Sense fundamentally alters relationships with subject states

article image

The newest developer diary for Europa Universalis IV is "so large that it is spread over two weeks", but today we get the first look at how the new upcoming expansion - Common Sense - dramatically alters the landscape.

Paradox Development Studios reveals we'll have interactions with our subject states like never before, ranging from enforcing culture and religion to installing our dynasty on their throne, or supporting loyalists.

Holy Roman Empire changes discussed in new Europa Universalis IV dev diary

article image

Unfortunately we don't get the beans spilled on the new 'Subject Interaction' feature teased for the Common Sense expansion for Europa Universalis IV, as we have to wait until Paradox Development Studio has finished the new UI.

This developer diary instead looks at the changes coming to the Holy Roman Empire, and more specifically how Imperial Authority and Reforms are handled. Ticking values will now decide if Authority is on the rise or not.

Europa Universalis IV: Common Sense expansion "adds depth to domestic rule", due June 9th

article image

Paradox Development Studios has just announced Common Sense is the latest expansion to Europa Universalis IV, and it will be 'adding depth' to domestic issues from government to religion, and changing diplomacy.

Parliaments will become tools to wield in getting new laws through, and Protestant kingdoms get national churches. A new "provincial development system" also limits build space by terrain and value.

Europa Universalis IV to expand on religious mechanics, Protestanstism gains aspects and Church Power

article image

Paradox Development Studio is working on the next expansion to Europa Universalis IV and they're keeping it holy. The team will be deepening the religious mechanics to significantly overhaul their impact and meaning.

Protestanstism for example can be customised by 3 aspects by spending Church Power that accumulates. It also lets each nation name their own church, "like Church of England and so on."

Show more

Latest media

Free to play games