NOTICE: Activation key must be used on a valid Steam account. Requires internet connection. About the gameFulfill your quest for global domination. Paradox Development Studio is back with the fourth installment of the game that defined the Grand Strategy Genre. 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. Key FeaturesMake your own decisions: Nation building is flexible. Decide your own form of government, the structure of your society, trade politics and more. The possibilities are endlessUse your Monarch Power: Experience the new system of monarch power where your choices are influenced by the caliber of the man you have at the top. Do you have a warrior King? Then it is time to make warExperience history come to life: The great people and personalities of the past are on hand to support you. Thousands of historical events guide you, creating a unique atmosphere depending on the country you playThe world is now your playground: Players can enjoy over 300 years of gameplay with a lush topographic map in full 3D. Lead any one of more than 250 countries that originally existed during the game’s extensive time spanExperience the all new trade system: The trade system adds a new dimension to the great trade empires of the period. Seize control of key ports to expand your trade, support it with your powerful fleet and the wealth of the world will flow to youBring out your diplomatic skills: Deeper diplomatic gameplay with coalitions, threats, fleet basing rights and detailed support for rebels. Featuring a new unilateral opinion system that, for example, allows a country to dislike you while you remain neutral towards themEngage in Multiplayer: Battle against your friends or try the co-operative multiplayer mode that allows several players to work together to control a single nation with up to 32 players. Featuring hotjoin, improved chat, new matchmaking servers and support for a standalone serversCreate your own history & customize your game: Europa Universalis IV gives you the chance to customize and mod practically anything your heart may desire System Requirements Windows - MinimumOS: Windows 8 / 7 / Vista / XPProcessor: Intel® Pentium® IV 2.4 GHz or AMD 3500+Memory: 4GB RAMHard Drive: 6GB free hard disk spaceGraphics: 512 MB DirectX 9.0c compatible card - NVIDIA® GeForce 8800 or ATI Radeon® X1900Sound: Direct X- compatible soundcard DirectX®: 9.0cInternet connection or LAN required for multiplayer Mac - MinimumOS: Mac OS X 10.6.8 or betterProcessor: Intel Core Duo Processor (2GHz or better)Memory: 4GB RAMHard Drive: 6GB free hard disk spaceGraphics: 1 GB - GLSL 1.3, OpenGL 2.1 compatible card - ATI Radeon HD 6750 / NVIDIA® GeForce 320 / NVIDIA® GeForce 9600 or higherInternet connection or LAN required for multiplayer Linux - MinimumOS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTSProcessor: Intel Core Duo Processor (2GHz or better)Memory: 4GB RAMHard Drive: 6GB free hard disk spaceGraphics: 1 GB - GLSL 1.3, OpenGL 2.1 compatible card - ATI Radeon HD 6750 / NVIDIA GeForce® 320 / NVIDIA® GeForce 9600 or higher,Internet connection or LAN required for multiplayer 2013 Paradox Interactive™. Trademarks belong to their respective owners. All rights reserved.