Some major features have been added to the base game, and some major DLC have come out since then. Followers. You also get 1 policy for free per category in order to promote long-term usage. Because it keeps confusing people (myself included at first): Content packs DO NOT add gameplay. Military Focus: Navy- mothball fleets. Mare Nostrum has the feature to rent out your army which in multiplayer games can be huge! First let’s dive into the mechanical changes we’ve done. But the last time I checked GC costed 10€... the Dollar must truly be worthless now... ;-). An expansion DLC is normally accompanied by a free patch that gives players most of the new content as not to hinder … At that sale get EU4 and the tier1 DLCs, if you are sure you're going to like this kind of game, then seize the opportunity and get some of the other DLCs without having to wait for the next sale. Art of War. Emperor of China mechanics: Mandate. Yuck. Strategy Gamer is moving house - come with us [Timings Update - 24 Hour Notice!] Dhimmi is known for its OP dhimmi conversion, while allowing nations with high heathen tolerance (Ottoman/Rum) to reach 100% religious unity without a need for Humanist. I still recommend it), Changes to Prussian, Ottoman, Revolutionary government types, Promote advisors (arguably a vital mechanic if you want to WC), Unique governments, missions, for various Islamic nations including Mamluks, Persia, Historical ages with objectives, bonuses, and golden eras, Unique east Asian government types including Ming/Emperor of China, Japan, Knowledge Sharing (arguably a vital mechanic if you play multiplayer), Unique missions for Britain/England/Ireland/Scotland, Berber Pirates/Raiding Coasts (many people dislike this feature and some intentionally do not use Mare Nostrum to avoid it), Condottieri (arguably a vital mechanic if you play multiplayer), Trade leagues for merchant republic government type, Changes to merchant republic, elective monarchy government types, Golden Century (*In my opinion*, each feature is nice, but mediocre at best - even for the Iberian nations the DLC is focused around.

Treaty of Tordesillas. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. If you know you want to start a new game specifically at an older patch, you probably know enough about the details of the game that you don't need a dlc buyer's guide. Treat them as a way of tipping Paradox for creating this beautiful game. Nation Guides. Europa Universalis IV waging war in another real castle when Grandest LAN Party returns. EDIT: In case anyone else was wondering it makes the cheapest DLC in the cart free and the games come with both a steam key and an independent launcher. This is easily tier 1 for Orthodox, and if not, easily tier 1 for Russia, as icons bonus is close to half of an idea group. They either provides core game mechanics or immense quality of life improvements. Europa Universalis IV: A Guide to Ages 05 May 2017 0. All DLC information is from the wiki, and the tier listings are my own.

Always check what they'll actually give you and if that's worth it for you. I'd remove the things that have been added to be base game from the list. Updated trade companies: Investments. Worth getting, but by no means necessary for a solid gameplay experience. I'd argue that Third Rome is probably "Tier 2 if you're Muscovy/Russia, Tier 4-5 if not". This means you can at max have 3 policies activated in each category. Events and mission tree for Byzantium. The Ultimate Unit Pack for Europa Universalis IV! It's literally the only reason keeping me from disabling that dlc. But do not buy them expecting them to be "real" expansions. Your email address will not be published. Hopefully if you ever decide to get any DLC, these types of posts can help you make an informed decision about which one(s) to get! A place to share content, ask questions and/or talk about the grand strategy game Europa Universalis IV by Paradox Development Studio. Top 3 – Art of War, Wealth of Nations, The Cossacks. It can be a bit daunting, and not everything in the game presents itself in an obvious manner. Press J to jump to the feed. Automatic transport. El Dorado is kind of a special case, if you want to play a native American or a colonizer it is VERY important but if you dont there is no real reason to get it. Can sabotage recruitment. Facebook Twitter RSS. Wait so I own ALL the DLC(I don't need 3 meals a day) so.. if I want my friends to play with me I just need to get them the game!? Fan of playing on Ironman mode? New missions and estates for Indian nations. I don't put it higher because of the severe lack of other major content (unless you're playing a horde). Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Our ever increasing list of guides for playing EU4 nations! March your splendid armies and war elephants across the rivers, mountains and jungles of the subcontinent. I greatly value your input and feedback, especially regarding the newer DLCs. This alone makes Cossacks Tier 1 for me. (you might want to fix the last link though...), thanks, should be better now (am I blind or is there no "preview" feature on redddit anymore?). I don't understand people who dislike it or consider it situational.

I mainly wrote mine because I needed a better resource to link in the weekly help threads and didn't know of a more up to date one.