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Europa Universalis III

"Heir to the Throne" expansion arrives on December 15th.

NEW YORK – November 5, 2009 – Today, Paradox Interactive is proud to reveal more details on the third expansion for the widely-acclaimed grand strategy title Europa Universalis III. Requested by the loyal Europa Universalis community, fans will soon have the chance to delve into the Europa Universalis world once more, as Europa Universalis III: Heir to the Throne will be available on all major digital distribution outlets on December 15th.

The historical strategy game will feature new content and features across the board including:

• Brand new Casus Belli system, where wars have specific goals from start to finish.

• Monarchs now belong to dynasties, with new influence on the diplomatic model.

• Increased Holy Roman Empire and Papacy options for more powerful ruling

• New diplomatic options for Merchant Republics.

• Enhanced "Cultural Tradition" and recruitment of specific advisor types.

To celebrate the announcement of Europa Universalis III: Heir to the Throne, Paradox Interactive invites you on a tour of the making of the expansion with a brand new developer's diary.

Find the developer's diary archive here:

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