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Link your Paradox and Steam accounts together to get access to select games directly through Paradox. Already bought Crusader Kings III, Surviving Mars, Stellaris or Tyranny in the Paradox Store? Download our new launcher and play.

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Paradox Games launcher

Already linked your accounts? You’re all set! Get the Paradox Games launcher to start.

Download for Windows

Requires Windows 7 or newer. Available for Linux as well.


  • Version control

    Switch between different versions of your favourite game to keep mods and saves intact

  • Cloud Save

    Play on any device on any platform, and keep the empire, galaxy, or dynasty intact. All of your sessions are saved automatically to the cloud, so you can resume anywhere, anytime.

  • Cross-platform Multiplayer   

    Buy your games from the store of your choice, and play them with your friends without worrying about who's using what distribution platform. Currently available for GOG and Paradox versions of Stellaris.

  • Achievements

    Keep track of the achievements you've yet to hunt down. Share your glorious ironman records with the world!

  • Enhanced statistics   

    Ever wonder just how many planets you've ever visited? How many alliances you've made? How many lives you've lost? Tell us which stats you want tracked about your true gaming habits.


If you know exactly what every other launcher is missing, now's your chance to make a difference.