Yes you did read right. Europa Universalis IV is out now and available as digital download and in two versions the standard edition and the digital extreme edition on GamersGate. But there are other ways to get the game…
Here is the original Paradox Interactive email announcement:
Europa Univeraslis IV Released!
Your dreams of global conquest have lain dormant for too long… so wake up and stop dreaming, because Europa Universalis IV is here at last! The game is now available everywhere, and you can download it and start playing right away! Find out where to buy it at http://www.europauniversalis4.com/buy and start building your empire.
Finally here is the release trailer of EU IV: