The empire building game Europa Universalis IV is the fourth installment in the Europa Universalis series. The game gives players the control of a nation in order to create a dominant global empire. The game is sandbox and allows players to rule their nation through the centuries in the gameplay style of their choice by the use of exploration, trade, warfare and diplomacy. Europa Universalis IV introduces the new feature monarch power, where the player’s choices are influenced by the monarch’s abilities, a new trade system where the goal is to take control of vital trade routes and a deeper diplomatic system with the new unilateral opinion system as well as new diplomatic tools such as coalitions, royal marriages and support for rebels. The game features cross-platform multiplayer for up to 32 players.