Destroy your enemies from within with an expanded espionage system that includes new missions and covert operations. A new battle plan mode allows you to load historical plans or draw your own; all of which can be shared with allies in real-time during multiplayer.
Along with the enhanced gameplay there are two new battle scenarios and a new custom game mode that lets you jump straight into the action.
Features: *New unique, elite units for each major nation's army - Ghurkhas, Rangers, Imperial guards and more *A deeper naval invasion system with the ability to develop specialized landing and assault crafts *Increased control over strategic warfare with a new lend-lease system for lending your industrial might to allies *Leaders are now able to gain traits and allocating them is more important than ever with a new combat tactics system *New game mode for single and multiplayer. Start with a clean slate and instantly produce units, research technologies and affect political alignment. Speed up the early years and jump straight into the action *Two new detailed battle scenarios, the Finnish Winter War and the Spanish Civil War