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Release date / Patch
2017-06-14 / 1.22

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Europa Universalis IV: Third Rome immersion pack features demonstrated by EU4's game designer Jake "DDRJake" Leiper-Ritchie.

Third Rome is the 1st immersion pack for EU4. It was announced on 2017-05-12[1]. It was released on 2017-06-14[2], coinciding with patch 1.22.

Expansion featuresEdit

  • Tsardoms and Principalities: New ranks of Russian government with new abilities and, for Tsars, strong bonuses including the right to claim entire states.
  • Iconography: Commission great religious icons for the Orthodox church, boosting your empire’s power depending on the saint you choose to revere.
  • Metropolitans: Consecrate highly developed provinces with Metropolitans, adding to the authority of the Orthodox church, but for a cost.
  • Streltsy: Special Russian soldiers that excel in combat, but raise the cost of stabilizing your empire.
  • Siberian Frontier: Russian nations can slowly colonize uninhabited border regions, with no fear of native uprisings.
  • New Russian Missions: Exclusive mission trees for Russia/Muscovy, Novgorod, and Russian Principalities.
  • Third Rome Content Pack: Adds 48 new unit models to nations in and around the Russian borders.

Free featuresEdit

Dev diariesEdit

Main article: Developer diaries

All developer diaries about the Third Rome immersion pack and patch 1.22 (aka Russia).

Patch 1.22 (Russia)
No. Title and Link Description Date
10 EU4 Sound Effects David, the sound designer, on complementing the EU4 interface with the right sound effects 2017-06-27
9 Changing of the Guard Anna "Anona" Norrevik on changes within the team and introduction of the new project lead Linda "Fogbound" Tiger 2017-06-20
8 Third Rome Update The Third Rome (1.22) changelog 2017-06-13
7 Custom Nation Designer and Achievements Jake explains the novelties in the nation designer and introduces new achievements (from his balcony) 2017-06-06
6 Icons and Metropolitans Jake elaborates on the expanded mechanics for the followers of the Orthodox faith 2017-05-30
5 Tsardom New government type comes with new abilities 2017-05-23
4 Russian and Cossacks Changes New government types and abilities for the Russian regions in addition to new content for previous expansions 2017-05-16
3 The Russian Principalities Trin Tragula, EU4's content designer, reveals setup changes in the Greater Russian region coming in 1.22 2017-05-09
2 Bonus Development Diary Sneak peek at features for 1.22, including Press Sailors subject interaction and changes for blockades, marches, Aristocracy ideas, and Buddhism 2017-05-05
1 Historical Research Trin Tragula, EU4's content designer, on the process of historical research done with EU4 and its expansions 2017-05-02