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Golden Century is the 3rd immersion pack for EU4. It was announced on 2018-11-21 and is released on 2018-12-11. Its release coincides with patch 1.28.
- Minority Expulsion: Settle your distant colonies with homeland minorities, promoting greater cohesion at home, while adding more diversity to your subject nations.
- Establish Orders: Iberian nations can appoint Jesuit, Franciscan or Dominican clerics to govern their states to reduce unrest or ease conversion.
- New Mission Trees: New missions and objectives for the nations of Iberia and Northwest Africa, including Spain and Andalusia.
- Pirate Republics: Play as or combat against pirate nations in dangerous sea zones, with their own flavor and game style.
- Flagships: Appoint a Flagship to lead your navy, adding combat and trade power to your fleets.
- Naval Barrage: Use your ships to help besiege coastal forts by bombarding the walls.
The immersion pack comes with a content pack containing:
- Iberian Army UP: Adds 20 unique infantry units for Galicia, Granada, Navarra, and Pirate nations.
- Iberian Ships UP: Adds 17 new ship models for the Iberian nations:
- Berber Ships UP: Adds 17 new ship models for Berber nations:
- Golden Century Music Pack: 10 minutes of original music inspired by the discovery of the New World.
- An extensive rework of the game maps of Iberia, Northwest Africa and Mexico.
- New updated generic missions for Maghrebi nations.
- Main article: Developer diaries
All developer diaries about the Golden Century immersion pack and patch 1.28 (aka Spain).
|No.||Title and Link||Description||Date|
|1||Iberian and North African Map Changes||neondt covers the long-awaited Iberian and North African map update.||2018-10-09|
|2||AI Updates||mikesc covers the new AI improvements and scripting abilities for modders.||2018-10-16|
|3||Holy Orders and Colonial Diversity||Establishing Holy Orders, Expulsion of Minorities, new provinces and colonial regions.||2018-10-23|
|4||Two new features||Naval barrage, flagships, and re-balancing idea groups.||2018-10-30|
|5||New missions and idea group||New missions and national ideas for Iberian nations.||2018-11-06|
|6||Maghreb nations||New focus on content for the nations of the Maghreb and Catholic Iberia.||2018-11-13|
|7||Pirate Republics||Pirate Republic government type and mechanics.||2018-11-20|
|8||Content pack||Eye candy stuff by DDRJake.||2018-11-27|
|9||Achievements and the feedback process||New achievements and addressing player feedback||2018-12-04|
|10||Golden Century Feedback & Changes||Integration of older DLC mechanics into the base game||2018-12-06|
|11||Patchnotes for 1.28 Update||A sneak peek at Golden Century's and update 1.28 patch notes||2018-12-10|
|12||A look at this year and the future||A summary of the year, about forum suggestion, and the road ahead||2018-12-18|
- Forum, Europa Universalis IV: Golden Century Coming December 11, 2018-11-21