East India Company


In East India Company, players will enjoy building the World’s most powerful trading empire & engaging in vigorous battles in both single player & multiplayer modes, all within a breathtaking cinematic game environment.

Frequency asked questions and rumours

When was East India Company released?

East India Company was released on 31 Jul, 2009

Who was the developer that made East India Company?

Nitro Games were the developers that made East India Company

What did the East Indian company do?

The East India Company was probably the most powerful corporation in history. At its height, it dominated global trade between Europe, South Asia and the Far East, fought numerous wars using its own army and navy, and conquered and colonised modern day India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Burma.

What is the East India Company now?

The East India Company, which once owned India, in one of the great ironies of history, is now owned by an Indian entrepreneur named Sanjiv Mehta. The company was founded in 1600 to import spices, tea and exotic items to Europe from India. For years the company remained dormant, stuck in memories and history books.26 Sept 2020

What did East India company brought to India?

The East India Company was initially created in 1600 to serve as a trading body for English merchants, specifically to participate in the East Indian spice trade. It later added such items as cotton, silk, indigo, saltpeter, tea, and opium to its wares and also participated in the slave trade.3 May 2022

Who owns the British East India Company now?

Sanjiv Mehta

What did the East India Company trade?

Incorporated by royal charter on December 31, 1600, it was started as a monopolistic trading body so that England could participate in the East Indian spice trade. It also traded cotton, silk, indigo, saltpeter, and tea and transported slaves.3 May 2022

Is East India company still exist?

The company’s commercial monopoly was broken in 1813, and from 1834 it was merely a managing agency for the British government of India. It lost that role after the Indian Mutiny (1857). In 1873 it ceased to exist as a legal entity.The company’s commercial monopoly was broken in 1813, and from 1834 it was merely a managing agency for the British government of India. It lost that role after the Indian MutinyIndian MutinyThe immediate result of the mutiny was a general housecleaning of the Indian administration. The East India Company was abolished in favour of the direct rule of India by the British government.https://www.britannica.com › event › Indian-MutinyIndian Mutiny | History, Causes, Effects, Summary, & Facts | Britannica (1857). In 1873 it ceased to exist as a legal entity.3 May 2022

What happened to the VOC?

The VOC was nationalized on March 1, 1796 by the new Batavian Republic, and its charter was allowed to expire on December 31, 1799. Most of the VOC’s Asian possessions were ceded to the British after the Napoleonic Wars were finished, and the English East India Company took over the VOC’s infrastructure.6 Nov 2013

What happened to VOC during the beginning of Dutch colonialism?

The VOC was established in 1602 as a chartered company whose goal was to trade with Mughal India, where most of Europe’s cotton and silk originated. Quickly, the Dutch government gave it a 21-year monopoly on the spice trade with South Asian countries, and the company took off from there.21 Dec 2021

Why was the East India Company interested in trade with India?

The British East India Company came to India as traders in spices, a very important commodity in Europe back then as it was used to preserve meat. Apart from that, they primarily traded in silk, cotton, indigo dye, tea and opium. They landed in the Indian subcontinent on August 24, 1608, at the port of Surat.24 Aug 2019

Why was the British eager to trade in India?

The British East India Company came to India as traders in spices, a very important commodity in Europe back then as it was used to preserve meat. Apart from that, they primarily traded in silk, cotton, indigo dye, tea and opium.24 Aug 2019

Why was the East India trading company so powerful?

It was the most powerful multinational corporation the world had ever seen. Founded in 1600, the English East India Company’s power stretched across the globe from Cape Horn to China. The company was established for trading, with a royal charter by Queen Elizabeth I granting it a monopoly over business with Asia.30 Mar 2016