Europa Universalis

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Europa Universalis
Europa Universalis cover
Developers
Paradox Development Studio
Publishers
Paradox Interactive
Strategy First
Release dates
Windows October 23, 2000
Reception
Metacritic 86
Taxonomy
Series Europa Universalis
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General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SafeDisc DRM[Note 1]
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows Vista and later (see above for affected versions).

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\config[Note 2]
<path-to-game>\config.eu

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Scenarios\Save Games[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video[edit]

Input[edit]

Remapping[edit]

Edit file <path-to-game>\config\Buttons.txt, shortcuts are identified by parameter shortcut = <key>. Letters in lowercase mean the key pressed without modifier keys, uppercase means with Shift pressed. Special keys are all uppercase.

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music can only be toggled on/off. SFX has a slider.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Narrator voice only
Polish
Retail version only / Narrator voice only
Portuguese
Retail version only / Narrator voice only

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 200 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 210 MB
Video card (GPU) 2 MB of VRAM
DirectX 7.0 compatible

Notes

  1. SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows 10[1] or Windows 11 and is disabled by default on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 when the KB3086255 update is installed.[2]
  2. 2.0 2.1 When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References