'Crusader Kings II: The Republic' is an expansion to Paradox Interactive's 'Crusader Kings II' computer game.
Being not of royal blood will soon no longer be a problem for players of Paradox Interactive's Crusader Kings II computer game, as money-making merchants are to become order of the day.
Paradox Interactive and Paradox Development Studios have officially announced Crusader Kings II: The Republic, an expansion expansion to the core Crusader Kings II game. It will mark the third time an expansion has come out for the strategy/RPG computer game.
Trade trumps bloodline in this latest expansion, as players will experience a whole new style of game based on playing as the head of a Patrician family of in one of the great Merchant Republics. Take control of the seas to expand and defend your trading empire, survive feuds with rival families and and plot to seize their Trade Posts.
Crusader Kings II: The Republic introduces a silk route's wealth of new features, including lobbying to become Doge, where investing money in the campaign coffers will make up for lack of family ties and prestige. Cold hard cash is king here, may the richest man win.
The Crusader Kings II: The Republic expansion will release in early 2013 on all major digital download portals for $9.99 USD.