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GC 2009: Paradox reveal East India Company expansion, Privateer
Posted: 21.08.2009 12:08 by Simon Priest Comments: 3
Paradox have announced "a dark and mysterious world" of privateering awaits East India Company, as they have unveiled the first expansion to the naval strategy.

It'll include two new campaigns and a swag load of new missions and commander skills, including a new 'Breakthrough' multiplayer mode. Work for the crown in unscrupulous ways.

"East India Company: Privateer introduces players to a dark and mysterious world with allegiances only to fortune and a thirst for destruction," blurb Paradox.

They explain what the new multiplayer mode is: "In Breakthrough, one team will attempt to escort their flagship to safety while the other team tries to destroy the enemy ship."

The expansion includes two new campaigns where you play as a privateer for your chosen nation, and go on new missions like escorting friendlies, scuppering or pinching vessels and blockading ports.

Paradox say to "keep an eye" on the official East India Company website for more on Privateer. Meanwhile though you can check out the trailer.

Comments

By herodotus (SI Herodotus) on Aug 21, 2009
herodotus
I'll bet this and Pirate's Bay would have been reday to go if the game had been given a two month delay for release. A good many more players would have bought this game, as the sandbox approach wears thin quickly.
By melzerith (SI Core) on Aug 22, 2009
melzerith
maybe!
By BoneArc (SI Elite) on Aug 23, 2009
BoneArc
haha nice Point there Hero