Crusader Kings III Statistics Reveal 18 Million Murders, 1 Cannibalized Pope and More

Crusader Kings III

Game company Paradox Interactive recently released the statistics of how players played recently released grand strategy role-playing game Crusader Kings III.

The game company has shared the numbers of marvelous and mischievous accomplishments that the players have achieved to-date. A new update was also released recently that fixes tons of issues and made some tweaks.

Crusader Kings III players have taken their thrones and begun cultivating royal bloodlines strong enough to lead armies, cunning enough to withstand the most devious of schemes, and charismatic enough to shape culture and religion. Many, however, have also failed spectacularly.

Lords and Ladies of the realm have spent over 25 million hours playing Crusader Kings III to date, equaling more than 2,800 years of in-game playtime. Within those hours, there have been:

  • 40,591,268 children born
  • 18,212,157 successful murder schemes executed
  • 4,364,279 betrothals
  • 1,543,790 prisoners cannibalized
  • Including at least one Pope…
  • 1,451,427 holy wars started
  • 716,369 stress breaks
  • 370,305 pets petted
  • 141,597 universities founded
  • 122,364 escapes from prison
  • 29,454 Roman Empires restored

Patch 1.1 highlights here:

  • A host of bug fixes, including changes to character interactions and succession rules.
  • Corrections to the historical setup in many regions.
  • Key balance changes to many parts of the game, including succession rules, nation formation, and military management.
  • User interface tweaks including new siege views, a bookmark screen, and a general makeover.
  • Tougher Mongol invasions.
  • Improved AI decision making.
  • New abilities for modders.

Paradox Interactive and Paradox Development Studio thanks everyone for making Crusader Kings III possible. The game is now available for only $49.99.

Source: Press Release