Paradox have announced that a brand new patch for their Crusader Kings II game has been released today, bringing the title to version 1.05. I am here to share with you all the changes brought in by this patch and you can check them out below:


New Crusade System – The Pope declares the war and other rulers can join the attacking alliance with the ruler contributing the most gaining the targeted kingdom
Coalition Armies – Armies can now be ‘attached’ to each other after which they will follow the lead army


Two New Plots – Plot to revoke your vassal’s title, plot to cut a more powerful fellow vassal down to size
More than 100 new events (Friendship & Rivalries, Regencies and others)


Six New Kingdoms – Added the kingdoms of Frisia, Lotharingia, Bavaria, Pomerania, Aquitaine and Brittany


New diplomatic options – offer to Join War, Matrilineal Betrothal)
Causes of Death – See what characters have died of to determine whether they were murdered or not
War Contribution Score – Participants in wars now get a contribution score which determines how much prestige and piety they get when the war ends
Culture uncoupled from ethnicity