Victoria 2 Now Available
NEW YORK – August 13, 2010 – Paradox Interactive today released Victoria 2, the highly anticipated sequel to Victoria. With over 200 countries to choose from and eight different types of government, the past is now your creation in this historical, grand strategy PC title.

Paradox has also released a cinematic trailer to celebrate the occasion:

Created by the developers of Europa Universalis and Hearts of Iron, Victoria 2 is set during the colonial era of the 19th century featuring historical gameplay on a map of the entire world. Guide your 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.

“The pre-order exceeded our expectations, but we should have seen that coming,” said Fredrik Wester, CEO of Paradox Interactive. “Victoria 2 provides the right combination of history, simulation and strategy—exposing a game meant to challenge and excite the ultimate gamer.”

Victoria 2 is available today for digital download on all leading digital distribution platforms and European stores. Visit for a complete list of places to purchase the game.

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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 and follow @pdxinteractive on twitter.

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