It’s Thursday so that means we’ve got free PC gaming goodness from the Epic Games store. This week brings the epic historical sim Europa Universalis IV from the fine folks at Paradox Interactive. Lead nearly any nation in the world, at the time, through the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution. Score this game absolutely free through 10am CT October 7th.
About the game:
Fulfill Your Quest For Global Domination
Paradox Development Studio is back with the fourth installment of the award-winning Europa Universalis series. The empire building game 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.
Make your own decisions
Nation building is completely flexible and the possibilities are endless.
Use your Monarch Power
Experience the new system of monarch power where your choices are influenced by the caliber of the man or woman you have at the top and will direct the ebb and flow of gameplay.
Experience history coming to life
The great personalities of the past are on hand to support you as you make your mark on thousands of historical events.
Experience the all new trade system
The trade system adds a new dimension to the great trade empires of the period. Gain control of vital trade routes and make the wealth of the world flow to your coffers.
Bring out your negotiating skills in a deeper diplomatic system
Use coalitions, royal marriages and support for rebels and explore the possibilities of the new unilateral opinion system.
Engage in Cross-platform 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 improved chat and new matchmaking servers.
Create your own history & customize your game
Europa Universalis IV gives you the chance to customize and mod practically anything your heart may desire and uses Steam Workshop.