Europa Universalis IV To Get New Large Expansion

Winds of Change Add-On Arrives on May 8

The eventful centuries of the Renaissance, Reformation and Revolutions saw the unseating of many ways of life and the upending of traditional arrangements. In Europa Universalis IV: Winds of Change, you can explore new and exciting histories of many of these dramatic changes.

Winds of Change is an upcoming Expansion for Europa Universalis IV, Paradox Interactive’s flagship historical grand strategy game. Scheduled for release on May 08, 2024, Winds of Change adds more focus to key regions of the world. New mission trees, new government reforms and new national mechanics are in place for over a dozen nations.

Watch the Europa Universalis IV: Winds of Change – Official Announcement Trailer HERE.

Europa Universalis IV: Winds of Change includes new historical content for:

  • Major American Nations: The Aztecs, Maya and Inca all get significant updates, including an Aztec mechanic that promotes warfare and demanding sacrifices, new ways to unite the Mayan nations into one kingdom, Incan royal authority, and many other improvements and updates. These nations also receive special content to allow an alternate-history invasion of the Old World.
  • Major Trading Nations: Both The Netherlands and Venice see expanded historical flavor, including more detailed content for the creation and enlargement of the Dutch Republic, the Glorious Revolution uniting the Dutch and British crowns, the Venetian Council of Ten, and the glories of the Venetian Renaissance.
  • Gunpowder Empires: The declining Timurid Empire can either fully embrace Persian traditions or return to its horse empire roots through a life of plunder, and the rising Mughal Empire has new routes to unite all of India under its sway. The Central Asian Horde nations also get updates, including unique flavor for the Tatar, Mongol and Moghul Khanates.
  • Central Europe: Austria, Hungary and Bohemia get revised trees, including the possibility for the Austrian and Hungarians to form the dual monarchy of Austria-Hungary and for Bohemia to expand Hussite Power in the heart of the Empire, while all three can tailor the HRE to their liking.
  • Major Formable European Nations: New alt-historical options and content for the formation of Germany and Italy.
  • Minor Orthodox Empires: Surrounded by enemies, the Black Sea kingdoms of Theodoro and Trebizond seek to thrive and expand, potentially reviving Orthodox fortunes in the region.
  • Hisn Kayfa and Hormuz/Oman: The minor nation Hisn Kayfa, heirs of the Ayyubid dynasty, and major Gulf trading powers of Hormuz and Oman get unique mission trees to dominate the Middle East.
  • Europa Universalis IV: Winds of Change will be available on 08 May 2024 for the suggested retail price of $19.99/£16.75/€19.99. More game information is available at the official Europa Universalis IV website or vial the games official Steam page.