The expansion allows you to create trade conflicts in secret, steal from your competitors with the use of privateers, use peace treaties to gain trade power and create a new trade capital to strengthen your grasp over trade.
The age of exploration is brought to life in this epic game of trade, diplomacy, warfare and exploration by Paradox Development Studio, the Masters of Strategy. Europa Universalis IV gives you control of a nation to rule an empire that lasts through the ages.
Use covert diplomatic action to create trade conflicts:Bring out your negotiating skills and explore new diplomatic ways to justify and force trade conflicts against your competition
Steal from your competitors with the use of privateers:Dare to hire privateers that will steal trade from your competitors by leaching trade into a pirate nation. But if you do, know that this will increase the risk of war since your competitors will have a just cause for war.
Create a new trade capital & strengthen your trade:Designate a specific port as your main trade capital, separately from your countryu2019s capital, in a coastal province within the same continent.
Improved trading in inland nodes:Merchants placed in inland trade nodes gets increased bonus in proportion to your countryu2019s trade efficiency and will increase your possibilities to trade in faraway inland trade nodes.
Establish East India Companies:Strengthen your trade network and reach faraway lands by establishing East India Companies.
Launch massive projects to build the Suez, Kiel or Panama Canals to create new sea routs across the oceans.
Pick which personal diety to follow when playing as a hindu ruler.