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The sequel to Europa Universalis adds new provinces, new empires, more control over your empire (examples: free subjects/serfdom, Centralized/Decentralized government, Defensive/Offensive Doctrine, etc.), new religions, 100 more years (1419-1819), new music, and the ability to control *any* empire and annex any empire.

The economic part is basically the same as EU I, but some of the technology levels have changed. Many new random events have been added, and also historical empire-specific events are now possible (in other words, things that happened in real history can happen and you must choose one of several options that will determine the way your empire will progress).


Europa Universalis II Windows During the battle (Polish).
Europa Universalis II Windows A large alliance besieges Rumelia
Europa Universalis II Windows Main Menu (Polish).
Europa Universalis II Windows Hilarious: Holland defects to the Mameluks!!!

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Alternate Titles

  • "Европа 2" -- Russian spelling
  • "ヨーロッパ・ユニバーサリスII" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Europa Universalis II: The struggle can begin" -- Tag-lined title
  • "Europa Universalis II: Luttez pour le pouvoir" -- French tag-lined title
  • "Europa Universalis II: La batalla puede comenzar" -- Spanish tag-lined title
  • "Europa Universalis II: Der Kampf kann beginnen" -- German tag-lined title
  • "Europa Universalis II: Conquista, commercio, diplomazia dal medioevo a Napoleone" -- Italian tag-lined title
  • "EU2" -- Informal name

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User Reviews

Strategy worthy of that name... but not what I expected. Windows Technocrat (201)
Still one of the best strategy games money can buy. Windows Rick Jones (111)

Critic Reviews

GameSpy Windows Dec 12, 2001 90 out of 100 90
Peliplaneetta.net Windows Feb 27, 2002 88 out of 100 88
Joystick (French) Windows Apr, 2002 84 out of 100 84
Mac Gamer Macintosh Jul 31, 2003 80 out of 100 80
JeuxMac.com Macintosh Apr, 2006 4 out of 5 80
4Players.de Windows Mar 13, 2002 80 out of 100 80
Gamesmania.de Windows Mar 19, 2002 77 out of 100 77
Independent Zin Windows Apr 10, 2019 75 out of 100 75
Svenska PC Gamer Windows Dec, 2001 75 out of 100 75
GameStar (Germany) Windows Apr, 2002 59 out of 100 59


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Related Web Sites

  • Europa Universalis II - Wiki (A very informative site. Containing very useful information for beginners as well as experts. )
  • The View From Here (An Apple Games article about two games available for the Mac, one of which being Europa Universalis II (July, 2003).)
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