Rule Britannia

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Type
Immersion Pack

Release date / Patch
2018-03-20 / 1.25

Store: Immersion Pack
Paradox / Steam
Europa Universalis IV: Rule Britannia immersion pack features as summarized in the release trailer.

Rule Britannia is the 2nd immersion pack for EU4. It was announced on 2018-02-06[1] and was released on 2018-03-20[2]. Its release coincides with patch 1.25.

Expansion features[edit]

  • New British and Gaelic Missions: New exclusive mission trees for England, Scotland and Ireland.
  • Industrial Revolution: Highly developed provinces may produce coal in the late game, fueling higher productivity and greater wealth.
  • Innovativeness : Earn rewards for being the first nation to unlock new knowledge, including lower power costs.
  • Naval Doctrine: Adopt a general strategy for your fleets, giving you bonuses to ship maintenance, trade power or battle performance.
  • Anglicanism: A new Protestant faith can appear in England with new bonuses and religious choices.
  • Knowledge Sharing: Help your lagging allies or subjects by promoting the spread of institutions in their realms.
  • New Unit Pack: New unit models for British and Gaelic nations, including regional Irish units and revolting nations like Northumberland or Cornwall.
  • New Music: Our composers have been hard at work writing new songs to quiet the stormy seas of commerce.

Free features[edit]

  • Reworked old mission system to mission trees.
  • Expanded map of the British Isles, the Low Countries and northern France.
  • Added new playable/revolter tags to the British Isles.
  • Added new national ideas to British Isles and Low Countries.

Dev diaries[edit]

Main article: Developer diaries

All developer diaries about the Rule Britannia immersion pack and patch 1.25 (aka England).

No. Title and Link Description Date
1 2018 and EUIV Firebolt speaks on the role of a product manager, immersion packs, and EU4 plans for 2018. 2018-01-09
2 Around the English Channel Trin Tragula, EU4's content designer, details the map changes made to the regions surrounding the English channel. 2018-01-16
3 Mission Trees DDRjake, EU4's game director, and the tale of the reworked mission system. 2018-01-23
4 Anglican Church and Industrialization A unique Christian denomination to appear on the British Isles and the emergence of latent resources 2018-01-30
5 Innovativeness and Knowledge Sharing New additions to technology advancement in the Rule Britannia immersion pack 2018-02-06
6 Unique Missions for the Isles Unique mission trees added for nations on the British Isles and a modding guide for the new mission system by mikesc 2018-02-13
7 Trade Steering, Naval Doctrines and the Low Countries New diplomatic and peace option, new possibilities for navies and new national ideas for the Low Countries nations. 2018-02-20
8 Naval AI changes and Irish ideas Tackling issues and solutions with the naval AI along with some new national ideas for even more Irish nations 2018-02-27
9 Unit Preview 3D artist Carlberg on New models for Irish minors, Ireland, Scotland, Brittany, revolter tags and a teaser for the music included into Immersion pack 2018-03-06
10 New Achievements New achievements available for unlocking in 1.25 patch 2018-03-13
11 England Update Changelog for 1.25 England Update 2018-03-19
12 Upcoming Hotfixes Digesting various bug reports and plans further ahead 2018-03-27

References[edit]

  1. Forum, Innovate and Industrialize in Europa Universalis IV: Rule Britannia, 2018-02-06
  2. Forum, The Shipping News: Rule Britannia Weighs Anchor March 20, 2018-03-01