Victoria 2: From Absolute Monarchies to the Great Powers of the Internet

NEW YORK– July 1, 2010– Paradox Interactive today launched the new website for Victoria 2, the sequel to the intoxicating original grand strategy game, Victoria. Get the latest information on the game, check out the latest assets in the gallery or read the developer diaries to stay up to date on the game’s progress at http://www.victoria2.com

To celebrate the launch of the new site, Paradox has released a new“Behind the Scenes” video from the development team. Highlighting the differences between Victoria and Victoria 2, the video will you give you a taste of what to expect in the Victoria sequel. Take notes as you indulge in this strategic treasure: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9weJn05rxI

Victoria 2 is scheduled for release on August 13th and will be published worldwide by Paradox Interactive. The PC title will also be available for digital download on leading digital distribution platforms. To learn more about the game, check out Victoria 2 on Facebook. The Victoria 2 Forum or follow the game’s latest moves on Twitter @victoria2game.

About Victoria 2

Created by the developers of Europa Universalis and Hearts of Iron, Victoria 2 is a grand strategy game set during the colonial era of the 19th century and is scheduled for release in Q3. Gamers will guide their nation from the era of absolute monarchies in the early 19th century, through expansion and colonization in hopes of becoming a truly great power by the dawn of the 20th century.

About Paradox Interactive

Since 1999, Paradox Interactive has been a leading global developer and publisher of PC-based strategy games. World-renowned for its strategy catalog, the company holds a particularly strong presence in the United States and Europe. Its steadily-growing portfolio includes originally developed titles such as the critically acclaimed Europa Universalis and the Hearts of Iron franchises, as well as publishing titles such as the Elven Legacy series, Mount&Blade and Majesty 2. Paradox made an explosive entry onto consoles during 2010 with the release of Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West. For more information, please visit www.paradoxplaza.com and follow @pdxinteractive on twitter.


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