Ubisoft have proudly announced that The Settlers Online, a free-to-play browser based strategy game set in the Settlers Universe, has reached more than 1.5 million users in Germany, US, France and Russia.
The Settlers Online combines the game-play elements of the Settlers franchise with some brand new gameplay that makes it perfect for a browser based game. Players are able to settle new cities, and join thousands of gamers already online to create or join guilds, trade resources and acquire and exchange bonuses to help each other out along the way to build their own mighty kingdoms.
After all who doesn’t love making their own kingdoms?
“The Settlers is a beloved, enduring franchise which strategy players from all over the world enjoy and it’s exciting to be able to offer those fans a new way to interact with the Settlers Universe,” said Thomas Paincon, Europe, Middle East and Asia FTP Publishing Director. “The success of the free-to-play model is very encouraging and with the rollout of the English language Open Beta beginning, we are very optimistic about the future of the Settlers Brand.”
The English language open beta started this week, allowing players to experience this last part of the Settlers brand for the very first time. For more information, and to join the open beta head on over to their site.