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Victoria II PC

Victoria II is a sequel to Victoria: Empire Under the Sun strategy game published in 2003. Players have the opportunity to lead one of the more than 200 countries and manage its fate over a hundred years (1835-1939).

Strategy | Economic | RTS | war strategy | 19th century | grand strategy

Victoria II Release Date PC


developer: Paradox Development Studio publisher: Paradox Interactive Official website

English language game language: English

A sequel to the 2003 cult-hit, with a large devout following around the world. Victoria 2 is a grand strategy game played during the colonial era of the 19th century, where the player takes control over a country, guiding it through industrialisation, political reforms, military conquest and colonisation. Guide the USA to its Manifest Destiny, Make United Kingdom into a world-spanning empire, and make Germany the dominating nation in Europe.


• Deep engrossing political simulation, with dozens of different types of governments.

• Detailed economy with over fifty different type of goods and factories.

• Historical game-play on a large map covering the entire world.

• Over 200 different countries can be played, from 1835 to the start of world war 2.

• Advanced Technological system with thousands of inventions to be discovered.

• Possibility to export a save game at the end of the game into HoI3.

• A streamlined interface, which makes the game easily accessible.

• Automation of various tasks, including trade and population promotion.

• Advanced spheres of influences system, where the great powers battle over the control of the world.

• New types of pops, including bureaucrats and artisans.

• Cottage production simulating pre-industrial economies.

• Gunboat Diplomacy, no need for negotiate as a fleet outside a port may be a more persuasive argument.

• Overhaul of education, where clergy educates people of the same religion, and each pops have their own literacy levels.

• More reform categories with more options to select from in each.

• New election system with coalition governments and an upper house/senate.

• Historical and Dynamic missions guiding your country through the history.

• Thousands of historical events and decisions.

Last updated on 14 February 2024

Game mode: single / multiplayer   Multiplayer mode: Internet   Player counter: 1-8  

User score: 8.5 / 10 based on 320 votes.

Pre-release expectations: 7.1 / 10 based on 113 votes.

PEGI rating Victoria II

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty. Game contains bad language. Game contains depictions of violence. Online Game.

Victoria II System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Recommended:
  • Pentium 4 2.4 GHz
  • 2 GB RAM
  • graphic card 512 MB (GeForce 8800 or better)
  • 2 GB HDD
  • Windows XP/Vista/7
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