Protect the Straits in Hearts of Iron IV: Battle for the Bosporus on October 15th

Protect the Straits in Hearts of Iron IV: Battle for the Bosporus on October 15th

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STOCKHOLM - 23 September 2020 - For centuries, the Bosporus and Dardanelles have been key to strategy in the Mediterranean. A gate that joins the Black Sea and the Mediterranean, a short crossing that divides Europe from Asia. In the middle of a world crisis, this strait is an attractive target for any great power that seeks to dominate the region. Is neutrality even possible when war arrives on your doorstep?

Hearts of Iron IV: Battle for the Bosporus is a new country pack for Paradox Development Studio’s best-selling grand strategy wargame. New events and decision paths let you take control of the destinies of Bulgaria, Greece or Turkey through years of uncertainty and conflict. Is it possible for these middle powers to steer a path between factions that will demand their support?


Features of Battle for the Bosporus include:
  • National Focus Tree for Bulgaria: Balance the factions in a divided land or reclaim territory lost in 1919. Follow the historical alliance with Germany or resist the German pressures on Tsar Boris, standing up for a free Bulgaria.
  • National Focus Tree for Greece: Riven by political division, Greek neutrality is maintained by the controversial Metaxas. Build a strong relationship with the Allies under the guidance of King George II, follow arch-conservatives into fascism or restore the glories of Greek Empire in the east.
  • National Focus Tree for Turkey: Robbed of its empire in the last war, what future is there for Turkey in a new one? Continue or halt the reforms of Kemalism, stand as the protector of the Balkans in a new regional faction, restore the Sultan to the throne or found a new Islamic state.
  • New Music Tracks
  • New 3D Unit Models for Balkan and Turkish Armies
  • Unique voice overs for Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey
Hearts of Iron IV: Battle for the Bosporus will be available on 15 October 2020 for a suggested retail price of $9.99/£7.19/€9.99

You can wishlist Battle for the Bosporus on Steam now
 
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I've to admit that I hoped at least for some small changes and/or additions to the game mechanics.
Not in country packs. We are, as mentioned earlier, working on the next full expansion as well since a while back
 
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What is the Soundtrack on the teaser Video? i cannot figure it out but can bet that i hear it somewhere.
I don't think you have. As far as I know it's from one of the tracks included with this Country Pack
 
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Is Camel unit free for middle east countries? Or have to buy this DLC to get it for Saudi Arabia?
Lots of different countries in middle east or who operated there will get access but it does come with the DLC, its not free.

Soooo, this is a mini expansion? Is this something only for Hoi4 or are looking to do this in other games?
Other games already do it a bit. Stellaris Species packs for example (although they do more art and we do more gameplay focus)
 
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I have a question... will this be useable with older versions? I did not like the occupation rework in 1.9x and so I still play in 1.8x. Can I still make use of this country pack, or will I have to choke down my bile and play 1.9?
You will need to update as part of this pack uses the resistance mechanic
 
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