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Hearts of Iron IV Cadet Edition by Paradox Interactive



  • Available for download. More info.
  • Downloads to U.S. addresses only
  • Download orders are not eligible for returns or credits
  • Platform: PC
  • Publisher: Paradox Interactive
  • Developer: Paradox Interactive
  • Category: Strategy
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Product Details:

Victory is at your fingertips! Your ability to lead your nation is your supreme weapon, the strategy game Hearts of Iron IV lets you take command of any nation in World War II; the most engaging conflict in world history.

From the heart of the battlefield to the command center, you will guide your nation to glory and wage war, negotiate or invade. You hold the power to tip the very balance of WWII. It is time to show your ability as the greatest military leader in the world. Will you relive or change history? Will you change the fate of the world by achieving victory at all costs?

Main Features

  • Total strategic war: The war is not only won on land, on the seas and in the air, but also in the laboratories, the factories, the backrooms, in international trade and in the hearts and minds of men and women.
  • Authentic real-time war simulation: Let the greatest commanders of WWII fight your war with the tools of the time; tanks, planes, ships, guns and newly discovered weapons of mass destruction.
  • Assume control of any nation: Choose from the greatest powers striving for victory, or the small nations trying to weather the storm.
  • Turn the world to your battlefield: Experience the full WWII timespan in a topographical map complete with seasons, weather and terrain. Snow, mud, storms can both be your strong ally or a ruthless enemy.
  • Negotiate or force your will: Experience the advanced politics and diplomacy systems, form fractions, engage in trade for resources and appoint ministers to your party.
  • Intense Online Combat: Battle in both competitive and cooperative multiplayer for up to 32 players. Featuring cross-platform multiplayer.
  • Give your nations a unique edge: Experience the flexible technology system, where all the major powers get their unique identity. Develop detailed historic tanks and planes through research and army experience.

You will also get this:

  • Forum Icon: A icon that can be used on Paradox own forum.
  • Wallpapers: Wallpapers made with art from the game.


Minimum Requirements:

Requires Steam Client to Install and Play
Hard Drive Space
2 GB available space
Operating System
Windows 7 64-bit or newer
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400 @ 2.66 GHz / AMD Athlon II X4 650 @ 3.20 GHz
Video Card
ATI Radeon HD 5850 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX470 with 1GB VRAM

Mac Minimum Requirements:

Hard Drive Space
2 GB available space
Operating System
Mac OS X 10.10 or better
Intel Core i5 @ 2.60 GHz
Video Card
ATI Radeon HD 6970M