Virtual Programming has introduced Europa Universalis 3: Napoleon's Ambition as a digitally downloadable game.

The strategy game combines exploration, trade, warfare and diplomacy, characterised by depth and historical accuracy. Europa Universalis III has won a range of editor's choice awards within PC gaming circles.

The latest expansion set, Napoleon's Ambition, takes the game into the French Revolution and the Napoleonic era.

The expansion set offers a wealth of historical detail and a range of new gameplay options, including an improved trading system.

The game costs £14.95 and requires Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later, an Intel or PowerPC Mac with a GeForce 5200, Radeon 9600 or GMA950 graphics card or better, and 700MB of disc space.