Paradox Development Studio presents the sequel to one of the most popular strategy games in history. Crusader Kings III will be the full heir to a long tradition of our historical strategy games, with many new ways for players to ensure the prosperity of their kind.
Guide your dynasty through the ages and ensure each generation is safe and powerful. Expand your holdings and transfer new titles to your heirs.
Knights, peasant uprisings, pilgrimages, Viking raids... The dramatic and magnificent era of the Middle Ages awaits you.
Show piety and enlist the support of God-fearing monarchs, or create your own religion and earn eternal glory — or be forever damned.
Choose one of five lifestyles and improve your military or government skills.
Recruit recruits and hire strong knights to build a powerful army.
Cultivate character traits that will influence your behavior and think thrice before going against your own nature! Self-denial — heavy stress, and such a decision can cost you dearly!
Choose suitable mentors for your heirs or educate them yourself. By the way, what will you do if the rightful heir leaves much to be desired?
Violent characters can gain a sinister reputation and force timid vassals into submission through fear.
Wage massive wars with mercenaries and holy orders.
Research new technologies to improve your nation's financial and military strength.
Raise your income by ransoming valuable prisoners and plundering neighboring lands.
Seduce other — out of love or influence.
Uncover plots against your dynasty and yourself with the help of the head of the spy service.
His agents will help undermine and even kill those who stand between you and the authorities.
The collected information will help out if blackmail is necessary, and those whom you once met halfway will help to realize an important plan.
Fashion of the Abbasid Court
Garments of the Holy Roman Empire