The wartime histories of Europe’s four northernmost nations make captivating reading. There are tales of resistance and collaboration. Some advocate for neutrality while others fight against the darkness. Heroes are everywhere as they stand with the oppressed, or take arms against an overwhelming enemy. On October 10, you can relive or rewrite these stories in Hearts of Iron IV: Arms Against Tyranny.

When the world cannot help you, sometimes winter is your only ally.

Arms Against Tyranny is a new expansion pack for Hearts of Iron IV, Paradox Interactive’s critically acclaimed and best-selling grand strategy wargame set in the years around World War II. In Arms Against Tyranny, players can explore deeper historical immersion when playing Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. The Finnish Winter War against the Soviet Union takes center stage as you try to mobilize a sparsely populated nation to defend the homeland against almost impossible odds.

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