Setting: The Second Punic War (536-566 AUC)
Playable countries: Rome and Carthage
Story: Rome and Carthage fight it out for mastery of the Western Mediterranean. Some of the greatest commanders of the ancient world will fight for mastery, the Great Hannibal and Publius Cornelius Scipio could be the commander that brings you victory.
- Play either Rome or Carthage in the war that ushered in a new era. Can you as Rome bring Carthage to its knees and take the first steps to Pax Romana, or as Carthage change the course of history forever and make a new power mistress of the Mediterranean?
- But this isn't all about Rome and Carthage, all other countries in the Mediterranean are also involved so the full options for diplomacy and intrigue are available.
- The great historical leaders are present on the battlefield
- Manage your trade to supply the sinews of war
- Watch the loyalty of your nobles or run the risk of defeat due to civil war.
Europa Universalis: Rome will cover the time period from the first Punic War to the start of the true Empire. Players will have thousand of gameplay choices ranging from country, culture, provincial and character options to name but a few, making each and every game infinitely customizable and truly unique.
- Fully 3D map with integrated graphics and detailed topography
- Start at any date between 280 B.C. and 27 B.C.
- Choose between 10 different cultures, including the Roman, Celtic, Greek and Egyptian civilizations, with more than 53 playable factions on a map spanning hundreds of provinces.
- Watch your characters develop new traits through political intrigue and various interactions with thousands of other characters.
- Trade, negotiate or fight with your neighbours and advance your technologies to unite the Mediterranean World.
- Robust multiplayer allows you to challenge up to 32 players either competitively or in co-op mode.
Europa Universalis: Rome will ship to stores in North American ($49.99) on April 15 and in stores all across Europe (39.99 EUR) from April 18.
More articles about Europa Universalis: Rome