New York, USA (October 26, 2006) - For Europa Universalis III, Paradox Interactive's biggest production yet, the company recently announced a Collectors Edition that will contain a CD with the complete Europa Unviersalis III soundtrack as well as a composer diary.
The company now confirms that the soundtrack has been originally composed for Europa Universalis III, produced by renowned composer Andreas Waldetoft. This is not the first original soundtrack Andreas has produced for Paradox Interactive, his most recent work could be heard in Hearts of Iron II.
"Being involved in the making of Europa Universalis 3 has been a fantastic ride, said composer Andreas Waldetoft. "I feel confident I have created soundtrack that reflects the epic scope of the game while giving the players a subtle sense of its grandness."
The original soundtrack to Europa Universalis III soundtrack will encompass the four main themes of the game: Exploration, Diplomacy, Trade and Warfare.
"We are thrilled that Andreas was able to join us for again to work on "Europa Universalis III", said Susana Meza, Director of Marketing and PR for Paradox Interactive. "His soundtracks strike a perfect balance between blending in and creating an atmosphere that enhances gameplay".
The company has agreed to share an excerpt from the soundtrack. As you listen to the Conquistador theme - prepare to conquer the world in the beginning of 2007.
About the composer
Andreas Waldetoft composes dramatic and feature enhancing music for games, film and television. He approaches every project as unique and always makes a point of contributing fresh ideas and initiatives that are aligned with agreed themes. To further explore his artistic talent, Andreas has opted to work only as a freelancer and as such has added everything from romantic films to adventure games to his portfolio.
To find out more about this composer please visit this website.
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 scheduled worldwide release in Q1 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: Kursk.
The experienced Paradox development team is currently working on Europa Universalis III, its biggest production yet.