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  Empire of Sin Coming to Japan and Asia in Spring 2021 for PS4 and Nintendo Switch
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TOKYO and STOCKHOLM – Sep. 26, 2020 – SEGA CORPORATION today announced a new publishing partnership with Paradox Interactive for Japan and Asia. The first upcoming title will be the crime strategy game Empire of Sin to be slated for PlayStation?4 and Nintendo Switch™ in Spring 2021.

Empire of Sin is published by Paradox Interactive and developed by Romero Games, founded by award-winning game designers Brenda and John Romero. SEGA CORPORATION will publish Empire of Sin on PS4 and Nintendo Switch in Japan and other regions in Asia, with more games from Paradox to follow in the future.

"Today marks the start of an exciting partnership for Sega and Paradox Interactive. Paradox's vast game portfolio encompasses world-renowned brands in the strategy category, with over 14 million registered users worldwide,” said Yukio Sugino, President and COO at SEGA CORPORATION. “This partnership furthers Sega's presence in Japan and Asian countries, and will be complementary to Sega's original game franchises."

"We at Paradox have wanted to share more of our games with players in Japan and Asia for quite some time now, and we can't imagine a better partner than Sega to help us achieve that goal," said Charlotta Nilsson, COO at Paradox Interactive. "Sega has a long and impressive legacy of bringing unique games to the market, and we're glad to have their expertise and strong reputation helping us to bring titles like Empire of Sin to more players in more places."

â–  Conquer the underworld of Chicago!

Empire of Sin is set in Chicago, America in the 1920s – the Prohibition Era. You play as the top boss of a criminal gang in Chicago, choosing your gang boss from 14 brutal characters, and building a criminal empire to rule the city’s underground!

To conquer the criminal underworld, use your brain and force to take over rackets like casinos, breweries, or even bribe the police! Recruit gangsters to build your empire and outsmart your enemy factions.

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Paradox Interactive is a leading global publisher of strategy games for PC and console. The company has developed and published a world-renowned catalog stretching back to 1999, with players hailing from all around the world.

The publisher’s steadily-growing portfolio includes firmly established franchises such as the critically acclaimed Europa Universalis, Crusader Kings, Hearts of Iron, and Stellaris series created by Paradox Development Studio, the Age of Wonders series created by Triumph Studios, as well as award-winning titles such as Cities: Skylines, Pillars of Eternity, and more from a network of partner studios. Paradox is the owner of the World of Darkness IPs and is publishing Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2. Today, over four million people play a Paradox game each month, and the number of registered Paradox users is over fourteen million.

Paradox’s head offices are located in Stockholm, Sweden. Our development studios are located in Stockholm, Malmö and Umeå, Sweden, in Delft, The Netherlands, in Seattle, Washington, and in Berkeley, California. We share a passion for gaming and gamers, and our goal is to provide deep and challenging games with hours of gameplay and endless variety to our ever-growing community.

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