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SynopsisPrepare to embark on a journey where war and trade go hand-in-hand. As the leader of the East India Company, it's your job to expand the reach of your trading empire, sending your ships to distant ports to establish profitable new trading routes — or waging war to take control by force. Apply your skills in diplomacy and strategy to help you conquer the world, one trade route at a time, and build your enterprise into the most powerful trading company in history.East India Company places you in command of a legendary trading empire. Command an individual ship or many ships at once as you explore a vast cinematic game environment that will have you taking on challenging missions for your company or the Crown, managing your company to achieve maximum profitability and power, and wielding military might to exert control on the open seas. Buy and sell goods, conquer strategic ports, hire fleet commanders, sink rival ships and more as you enjoy the bracing thrill of cutthroat historical commerce.
Engage in spectacular naval battles as you fight for dominance on the open sea
Unleash the power of any of eight playable nations, including England, France, Holland, Portugal, Denmark, Sweden, Spain and the Holy Roman Empire
Command any of 10 realistic ship types, ranging from small sloops to cutters to East Indiamen to warships
Improve your fleet's abilities by hiring fleet commanders to help you take over ports and protect your shipping routes
Use diplomacy when necessary to help you attain your goals, or declare war
Upgrade your ports with new buildings to improve their value to you
Test your strategic skills in head-to-head multiplayer battles
Track your statistics via the EIC game server, and raise your ranking by vanquishing your opponents
Go online for exciting action for up to eight players
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