New York, USA (January 18, 2007) - Paradox Interactive announced today that they have reached an exclusive deal with the national chain, Target. The details of the deal includes Target as the exclusive carrier of "Europa Universalis III" Collectors Edition for the North American market.
The Collectors Edition will be stocked in stores nationwide and will be available through their online store Target.com. The product will include exclusive assets like a giant world map complete with provinces, a 100 + page Strategy Guide, the official game soundtrack with a composer diary, a Producer introduction to the game and special download bonus material.
"We are thrilled that the Collectors Edition will be made available through Target and its chain of retail stores nationwide, said Fredrik Wester, Director of Sales and Acquisitions for Paradox Interactive. "'Europa Universalis III' is our flagship title and our biggest production yet and by working more closely with Target, the game will reach a wider audience of strategy gamers".
The PC grand strategy game delves deeply into the areas of exploration, trade, warfare and diplomacy and lets players take control of a nation and guide it through the ages to become a great global empire. Europa Universalis III will be shipping to stores in North America on January 23, 2007. SRP for the Collectors Edition is $49.99.
About the game
Europa Universalis III, which delves deeply into the areas of exploration, trade, warfare and diplomacy, is an epic strategy game where players take control of a nation and guide it through the ages to become a great global empire. Unparalleled in its depth and historical accuracy, Europa Universalis gives players freedom to rule their nation from an impressive choice of over 250 historically accurate countries. The Europa Universalis series put Paradox Interactive on the map as a leading strategy games publisher and developer and fans worldwide are eagerly anticipating Europa Universalis III.
Europa Universalis III will be shipping to stores in January 2007.
About Paradox Interactive
Paradox Interactive has been a leading publisher and developer of strategy games for the PC platform since 1999. Well-known worldwide for their strategy titles, the company has a particularly strong presence in Europe and the US. The steadily growing publishing portfolio includes in-house developed titles such as critically acclaimed franchises Europa Universalis and Hearts of Iron; as well as third party titles that include Rush for Berlin in North America, Galactic Civilizations II in Europe and upcoming worldwide release of Frontline: Fields of Thunder.
The experienced Paradox development team will soon be releasing Europa Universalis III, its biggest production yet. http://www.paradoxplaza.com