March 23, 2023

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Europa Universalis 4 director apologises for “long trail of low quality releases”

The recent Leviathan expansion for Europa Universalis 4 has managed to earn itself an unflattering spot amongst the lowest-ranked products on Steam, with a positive review rating of only seven percent from 3955 reviews. Players said the DLC was seriously buggy and suffered from a host of problems, and sure enough, the game’s bug report megathreads quickly filled up with complaints. Paradox Tinto studio manager and game director Johan Andersson has now issued an apology for the state of the expansion and several previous releases for EU4.

Over on the Paradox Forums, Andersson admitted “Leviathan was one of the worst releases we have had,” and that the expansion “follows a long trail of low quality releases starting back with Golden Century for EU4.

“As the studio manager and game director, at the end of the day, this is my responsibility, so I have to apologise for this,” Andersson added. “This is entirely my fault.”

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