Europa Universalis IV: Cradle of Civilization is now available for download. The latest in the series from Paradox has you deep into the happenings in the Middle East. Across the sands you will make profitable trade routes and expand your civilization through the years. Some of the features include:
Mamluk Government: In a diverse empire, where the slaves are now masters, new sultans must rely on cultural power to stay viable.
Persian Theocracy: Persia can use the power of the faith to bolster their regime.
Army Professionalism: The Age of Mercenaries slowly transitions to the Age of Standing Armies as you recruit new generals and drill your peacetime army.
Tribal Federations: The Black and White Sheep tribes in Armenia and Mesopotamia must can exploit the unity of local clans to aid expansions.
Iqta Taxes: Islamic nations have new taxation options to fuel their growth.
Trade Policies: Instruct your merchants to take actions in trade nodes to increase your trade power or military advantage.
Islamic Schools: The wide range of Sunni and Shia disciplines offer unique perks to their disciples and transforms international relations across the Middle East.
And Much More: The Cradle of Civilization expansion will be accompanied by a free update for all EU4 players, including a new map with many new nations
Cradle of Civilization is available now for download at $19.99 and here is the trailer: