Europa Universalis: Rome Gold patch 2.2 released

NEW YORK– October 6, 2009– Leading PC publisher Paradox Interactive has today announced the release of patch 2.2 for its Grand Strategy title, EU: Rome Gold.

The patch includes:

• A rebalanced colonial system in which the player now has to deal with a barbarian threat

• Improved political and naval warfare AI

• A revised political system within Republics to ensure gameplay is more rewarding

• Various other minor improvements and bug fixes

To access the patch, click on“check for updates” in the game launcher.

About EU: Rome Gold

Set your own goals of conquest or cultural assimilation as you take control of the great powers of the era with EU: Rome and expansion pack Vae Victis. Mobilize large armies to ward off the barbarian hordes or stave of the threat of invasion from powerful neighbors with gifts and tribute. Always ensure that the favor of the gods are with you by calling on religious omens to guide your hand. Use the enhanced intrigue options to plot and scheme further, but remember to follow the orders issued from the Senate and tribal council's or the consequences could be dire.

EU: Rome Gold is available for purchase in retail stores everywhere, as well as all major digital distribution outlets.

About Paradox Interactive

Since 1999, Paradox Interactive has been a leading developer and publisher of PC-based strategy games. World-renowned for its strategy stable, the company holds a particularly strong presence in the United States and Europe. Its steadily-growing portfolio includes original titles such as the critically acclaimed Europa Universalis and Hearts of Iron franchises, as well as the published titles the Penumbra series, Supreme Ruler 2020, Mount&Blade, Elven Legacy and recently released Majesty 2– The Fantasy Kingdom Sim. Read more: http://www.paradoxplaza.com.


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