Extensive patch released for Crusader Kings II introduces new content
NEW YORK, April 18, 2012 – Acclaimed as one of the best strategy games of recent years, Paradox Interactive are pleased to announce the release today of an extensive patch which introduces a significant amount of new content and improvements for Crusader Kings II.
The key new content includes:
- New Crusade System – The Pope declares the war and other rulers can join the attacking alliance with the ruler contributing the most gaining the targeted kingdom
- Coalition Armies – Armies can now be ‘attached’ to each other after which they will follow the lead army
EVENTS & PLOTS
- Two New Plots – Plot to revoke your vassal's title, plot to cut a more powerful fellow vassal down to size
- More than 100 new events (Friendship & Rivalries, Regencies and others)
- Six New Kingdoms – Added the kingdoms of Frisia, Lotharingia, Bavaria, Pomerania, Aquitaine and Brittany
GAMEPLAY & FLAVOR
- New diplomatic options - offer to Join War, Matrilineal Betrothal)
- Causes of Death – See what characters have died of to determine whether they were murdered or not
- War Contribution Score – Participants in wars now get a contribution score which determines how much prestige and piety they get when the war ends
- Culture uncoupled from ethnicity
Complete patch notes: http://bit.ly/HR8h3I
In addition to patch 1.05, several DLC:s have also released today. The Crusader Kings II Ruler Designer DLC introduces a range of creative options for players including character creation when starting a new game, portrait customization, Dynasty naming, designing Coats of Arms, assignation of skill points & traits, creating a spouse & children and replacing a historical character with your own.
The music DLC:s Songs of Albion, Songs of Faith and Songs of the Holy Land have all been created by original Crusader Kings II soundtrack composer Andreas Waldetoft.
The strategy/RPG Crusader Kings II is available via all major distribution platforms and selected retails outlets with a suggested retail price of $39.99.
View the Crusader Kings II: Ruler Design announcement trailer at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvf8X_bXDHI