Paradox Development Studio has been a leading developer of globally renowned, PC-focused strategy games since 1995. Today the Stockholm-based studio is the center of a vast community of fans and modders both, with a reach that spans the entire globe and a strong presence in the United States and Europe.

One of the first developers to coin the term "Grand Strategy", Paradox Development Studiois the creative force behind successful franchices Europa Universalis, Hearts of Iron, Victoria, Crusader Kings, Svea Rike & Sengoku: Way of the Warrior. Their latest game release Crusader Kings II is one of the highest rated games this year according to Metacritic.

The development studio is currently working on Europa Universalis IV, the next installment in their empire building series.

Continuing to re-invent and advance each of these, as well as create all-new titles, is just one way the studio keeps it's 400,000+ member community coming back for more.Just as important is the studio's passion for rich strategy, shared by their fans, and their legacy of providing games so deep and challenging that each offers hundreds of hours of gameplay.

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Clausewitz Engine

Clausewitz Engine

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Originally developed for Europa Universalis III, it has been used in every game developed by Paradox Development Studio since. The engine provides a 3D...

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Crusader Kings II

Crusader Kings II

Grand Strategy

Europe is in turmoil. The lands are fragmented into petty fiefs, the emperor struggles with the Pope, and the Holy Father declares that all those who...

Victoria III

Victoria III

Grand Strategy

Build your ideal society in the tumult of the exciting and transformative 19th century. Balance the competing interests in your society and earn your...

Hearts of Iron IV

Hearts of Iron IV

Grand Strategy

The ultimate WWII strategy game From the heart of the battlefield to the command center, you will guide your nation to glory and wage war, negotiate or...

Crusader Kings III

Crusader Kings III

Grand Strategy

Prepare yourself to secure the throne. Crusader Kings III is the latest in Paradox Development Studio’s beloved grand strategy games lineage. Whether...

Victoria 2: Heart of Darkness

Victoria 2: Heart of Darkness

Grand Strategy

Victoria II: Heart of Darkness is the second expansion for the grand strategy and political simulator Victoria II. This expansion focuses on the Scramble...

Europa Universalis III: Chronicles

Europa Universalis III: Chronicles

Grand Strategy

Europa Universalis III: Chronicles includes the award-winning epic strategy game where players take control of a nation and guide it through the ages...

Victoria II

Victoria II

Grand Strategy

Carefully guide your nation from the era of absolute monarchies in the early 19th century, through expansion and colonization, to finally become a truly...

Stellaris

Stellaris

Real Time Strategy

Explore a vast galaxy full of wonder! Paradox Development Studio, makers of the Crusader Kings and Europa Universalis series presents Stellaris, an evolution...

Europa Universalis IV

Europa Universalis IV

Grand Strategy

Gives you control of a nation to guide it through the years of early Colonialism and create a dominant global empire and will provide you unprecedented...

Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun

Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun

Grand Strategy

Span the absolute monarchies of the early 1800s to the dawn of the 20th century and the industrialized Great Powers! Gather the wealth and strength required...

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