Victoria II is a grand strategy game played during the colonial era of the 19th century, where the player takes control of a country, guiding it through industrialisation, political reforms, military conquest, and colonization. Guide your nation from the end of the revolutionary period, and the sunset of the absolute monarchy, through the Industrial Revolution and up to the beginning of World War II. Every action you perform will have its impacts felt around the world. You must balance the needs and desires of your populace - of all classes - with the need for growth, security, and expansion. Experience the most dynamic period in all of history, and lead your people through it!
Victoria II Key Features
Choose Your Nation - Choose your country! More than 200 different nations can be played, during the era stretching from 1835 to the onset of WWII.
Please The People - Everything you do will impact your population, and what may please the rich might seriously anger the poor. If your people grow unhappy enough, they will certainly revolt!
Age Of Innovation - Research and develop thousands of technological advances and breakthroughs. Loads of inventions await discovery!
Political Upheaval - Dozens of different political structures rose and fell during the Colonial period. The greatest of powers squabbled to secure a grip on all of the world!
Military Might - From fleets of battleships to massed troops and artillery, military advances during the period were nearly constant. When diplomacy fails, war may be the only way.