NEW YORK - July 31, 2009 - The anchor has been lifted, as Paradox Interactive's highly-anticipated PC naval strategy title East India Company lands in stores everywhere today.
Developed by Finland based Nitro Games Ltd. East India Company puts the player in control of amassing the most powerful naval trading empire to ever sail the seas. Featuring real-time tactical combat in beautiful, cinematic environments, strategy fans can engage in intense battles in both single and multiplayer modes. Fight, manage and rule nations from Europe to the Far East with eight nationalities to choose from: British, Dutch, French, Danish, Portuguese, Swedish, Spanish and Holy Roman Empire.
The battle for naval trading supremacy incorporates a wide selection of ship classes, including a variety of transport and military vessels. Create diverse fleets and assign each of them specific trading routes. Control and upgrade ports as you form your strategy for domination. The choice is yours as you lead your fleet in establishing connections with far away countries, as well as protecting it in times of inevitable conflict.
Multiplayer (internet or LAN)
East India Company is available for purchase today in retail stores in the US and through all major digital distribution channels. Suggested Retail Price is $39.99/39.99 euros. The game will release in Europe on August 14.