Crusader Kings 3: Royal Court release date announced (for real)


While we have been saddened to be taught that the primary main Crusader Kings 3 DLC – Royal Court – had been delayed into subsequent yr, we suspected one thing like this might occur when the builders beforehand admitted that issues have been taking longer than anticipated. But that’s all up to now, as a result of now we’ve got a new release date for Crusader Kings III: Royal Court. And there was a lot rejoicing.

We’ve been protecting bits and items from the brand new enlargement and free patch for some time now, however right here’s a recap of what you’ll get from Royal Court itself. The headline function is the royal courtroom – characters who maintain a King or Emperor rank will get entry to a particular 3D throne room the place you may have interaction with courtiers and supplicants, and exhibit your numerous trinkets and artefacts. Characters of a decrease rank can nonetheless go to another person’s throne room, and there are particular courtroom occasions that open up a complete new space of emergent tales.

On high of this, there’s a brand new ‘resource’ to take care of referred to as grandeur. It’s not about being good, you’ve received to look the half, and making your courtroom extra grandiose is of course going to earn you kudos out of your friends.

Here’s a brand new trailer breaking down all the key options in Royal Court:

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And we’ve additionally been despatched some new screens, which exhibit numerous elements in additional element than what we’ve seen beforehand:

The Royal Court DLC additionally comes with tradition mechanics that can sit on high of the free tradition rework. If you buy the enlargement, you’ll be capable to create new cultures by both diverging out of your beginning tradition, or merging two cultures collectively into a brand new hybrid tradition. There’s a lot extra coming within the free patch as effectively.

Crusader Kings III: Royal Court will release on February 8, 2022, on PC by way of Steam and the Paradox Store.