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Paradox Interactive Raised $11.8 Million From a Swedish Crowdfunding Platform

Paradox Interactive, the company behind many popular games like Cities Skylines, Hears of Iron, Stellaris, and more; has managed to raise over almost 12 million dollars from a Swedish kickstarter platforms, Pepins.

To be exact, Paradox Interactive raised $11.8 million.

It was amazing how the company raised so much money in a very short amount of time. You will be surprised to know that the first $3 million were raised in a mere eight minutes. Paradox Interactive’s crowdfunding campaign is one of the biggest successful campaigns in the gaming scene.

The equity crowdfunding campaign was live for business ahead of Paradox Interactive’s listing for Nasdaq’s First North Market aimed that smaller but fast growing markets in EU.

The latest game to come out to Paradox Interactive is Stellaris that is now available on Steam. Reviews are mostly positive and if you are yet to give it a try, we recommend doing so.

Stellaris is available for $35.99. To run the game you will the following specs:


  • OS: Windows 7 x86 or newer
  • Processor: AMD Athlon II X4 640 @ 3.0 Ghz / or Intel Core 2 Quad 9400 @ 2.66 Ghz
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD HD 5770 / or Nvidia GTX 460, with 1024MB VRAM. Latest available WHQL drivers from both manufacturers.
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 4 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Direct X 9.0c- compatible sound card


  • OS: Windows 7 x64 or newer
  • Processor: AMD Phenom II X4 850 @ 3.3 Ghz or Intel i3 2100 @ 3.1 Ghz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD HD 6850 / or Nvidia GTX 560TI, with 1024MB VRAM
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 4 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c-compatible sound card
  • Additional Notes: Controller support: 3-button

For more on Paradox, stay-tuned.

Via: Techcrunch