New Territories, Weapons, Religions & Culture
In addition to the 180 countries in EU II, in EU II Asia Chapters, the map has been expanded to include 30 new Asian provinces with greater historical accuracy. The player can also easily design new countries and scenarios with the tools provided.
There were only 2 provinces in EU II for Korea, namely, Yalu and Kyongju. But in EU II Asia Chapters, Korea now has 8 provinces: Hamgyeong, Pyeongan, Hwanghae, Gyeonggi, Gangwon, Chungcheong, Jeolla and Gyeongsang.
Similarly for Nippon (Japan), EU II covers Ezochi, Tohoku, Kanto, Kansai, Shikoku and Kyushu. However, in EU II Asia Chapters, Nippon now includes all the provinces of the time including: Ezo, North Mutsu, South Mutsu, Hokurikudou, Kanto, Chubu, Tokaido, Kii, Kinki, Sanindou, Chugoku, Sanyoudou, Shikoku, North Kyushu and South Kyushuu.
EU II Asia Chapters has also introduced new Oriental weapons, for example, the great war fleet Turtle Ship: Kobukson for Korea. There are also new military generals and political consequences for all Asian provinces and finally, Hinduism, Confucianism and Buddhism have been added as new religions that can influence people around the whole world.