EU4 prices Console Command

Documentation and detailed help with working examples.
prices Command
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This command prints out price information to game.log.

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Quick Overview

The prices command in Europa Universalis IV logs price information into the game.log file. This would provide details about the various in-game prices for different goods, resources, or services.

In-Depth Description

The prices command in Europa Universalis IV is a debug console command. When you enter this command, it outputs price and trend information for all the different types of goods in the game to the 'game.log' file.

Goods in Europa Universalis IV include items like spices, cloth, sugar, coffee, etc., and their prices can increase or decrease depending on various events, like war or colonization. Each type of goods has a base price that can subsequently be influenced by global and local factors.

By using the prices command, you can track the price and trends of these goods. This can be beneficial as a player to devise a strategy based around the most lucrative goods or to gain insight into the global economy's behavior over time.

This command is specially useful if you're focusing on trade, economy, or planning to monopolize a particular good in the market. It is also particularly helpful for modders or those trying to debug potential issues with the game’s economy system.

How to Open the Command Console

In EU4, cheats are executed from the command console, a text box that you type commands into.

To open the command console press the ~(tilde) key, which is typically located under ESC (escape).

If your keyboard does not have that key, or pressing ~ does not work, try the following keys:

  • ~
  • SHIFT + 2
  • SHIFT + 3
  • ALT + 2 + 1

Type your command into the console, and then press ENTER .