Core gameplay is still interesting, Artificial intelligence is smarter, which makes your job a bit tougher.
The new nations and missions don't really improve the original game all that much, Translation issues still crop up throughout the game, The musical score is starting to get a bit grating.
The Bottom Line
This game is an expansion to Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars, but also operates as a stand-alone game.
The expansion to the GSC Game World RTS, Cossacks II: Battle for Europe continues to focus on the early 19th century and the Napoleonic Wars. In addition to new units and buildings, players will be able to take the reigns of three new nations in an attempt to establish supreme rule over the European continent. Additionally, players will be offered a number of new historical and historically inspired battles including the Battle of Borodino and Waterloo, along with new multiplayer skirmishes. The expansion will also increase the number of missions and available regions for the massive "Battle for Europe" strategic game mode.