NOTICE: Requires the base game Europa Universalis IV in order to play. Activation key must be used on a valid Steam account, requires internet connection. ABOUT THE GAME While Europe slowly pulls itself from a period of darkness, the East continues to shine brightly. The Ming throne is set on a foundation of thousands of years of civilization while Japanese warlords do battle in honorable ar… ray, holding tight to their bushido code. The gods have blessed Asia with wealth and culture. Are you worthy of the Mandate of Heaven? Mandate of Heaven is the newest expansion for Europa Universalis IV, the best-selling historical grand strategy game from Paradox Development Studio. In Europa Universalis IV, you control the fate of any of hundreds of countries around the world through the maelstrom of the early modern era, from the Age of Discovery to the rise of Napoleon. Mandate of Heaven further enhances this epic experience by adding greater depth to playing the major powers of East Asia and adding a new “Ages” system to add more short-term goals.KEY FEATURES Historical Ages and Golden Eras: Meet objectives in four historical ages from the Age of Discovery to the Age of Revolutions, earning new bonuses and powers for your country. Declare a Golden Era to further increase your chance of success. Chinese Empire: New mechanics for Ming China, including Imperial Decrees and Imperial Reforms to bolster the Dragon Throne Tributaries: Force your neighbors to pay tribute to your Chinese Empire, paying you in gold or monarch points New Japanese Rules: Daimyos now owe loyalty to the Shogun – and the Shogun is whomever controls the imperial capital of Kyoto. Force your lesser rivals to commit seppuku to preserve their honor Manchu Banners: Rally the Manchu warlords around your throne and call up the traditional banners to reinforce your army Diplomatic Macrobuilder: Common diplomatic actions are now easily available from the macrobuilder interfaceSYSTEM REQUIREMENTS WindowsOS: 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® X1900 - 1 GB recommendedSound: Direct X- compatible soundcard DirectX®: 9.0cInternet connection or LAN required for multiplayer MacOS: 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 LinuxOS: 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 ©2015 Paradox Interactive™. Trademarks belong to their respective owners. All rights reserved.