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Build a New Hemispheric Power in Colossus of the South

New Victoria 3 Region Pack Coming Soon

October 25, 2023

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Paradox Interactive | STOCKHOLM - 25 October 2023 - The young nations of South America, freed from the domination of European royalty, face a number of challenges. Continental wars of independence have proven fertile ground for military rule. Rapidly growing populations strain agrarian economies. The reforming Emperor of Brazil has a plan of modernization and liberalisation that threatens established powers in his own capital. Take the reins of a potential giant of the Americas in Victoria 3: Colossus of the South.

Colossus of the South is a new region pack for Victoria 3, Paradox’s grand strategy simulation of societies and economies of the Victorian Age. Focusing on the rise of Brazil as a significant regional power with additional content for other nations, Colossus of the South adds new events, decisions, and flavor to an exciting region for exploration and development.

Victoria 3: Colossus of the South includes content related to:


  • Reign of Pedro II: Historical actions highlighting the reforms and ambitions of Brazil’s Emperor Pedro the Magnanimous, including the abolition of slavery and the modernization of Brazil’s economy.

  • The Old Republic: The power of Brazilian landowners and the emergence of the Positivist revolution against the monarchy.

  • Populism: Challenges to the agrarian oligarchy in Brazil from anti-government bandits and the populist Integralist movement.

  • National Awareness: Development of a unique and diverse Brazilian culture, as well as expansionist goals in Paraguay, South American unification from Gran Colombia, and Pan-National movements of the Federation of the Andes and Rio de la Plata.

  • Amazonian Riches: Exploit the riches of the Amazon while avoiding international conflict and national disorder.

  • New Historical Characters: Coup leader and general Deodora da Fonseca, populist dictator Getulio Vargas, and more.

  • More content for South America: New events and journal entries and flavor for many countries in the region!

Victoria 3: Colossus of the South will be available on 14 November 2023. It will be included free for owners of the Victoria 3: Grand Edition or subscribers to the Victoria 3 Expansion Pass. It can be pre-ordered and bought separately for the suggested retail price of $5.99/£4.99/€5.99.

About Paradox Interactive

The Paradox group today consists of both publishing and internal development of games and brands. Paradox has a broad portfolio of games and owns the most important brands, including Stellaris, Europa Universalis, Hearts of Iron, Crusader Kings, Cities: Skylines, Prison Architect, Victoria, Age of Wonders and the World of Darkness catalog of brands.

Since 2004, the company has published its games all over the world, initially through physical distribution but primarily in digital channels after 2006. Paradox games are developed primarily for PC and console platforms, but the company also releases games on mobile. The largest markets today include the US, UK, China, Germany, France, and Scandinavia. In total, Paradox games have over five million players each month.

For more information, please visit http://www.paradoxinteractive.com

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