THE Settlers® Online is now available on steam
Game Supports Steam Trading Cards
London, UK – August 19, 2015 – Today, Ubisoft® and Blue Byte® have announced that The Settlers® Online is now available to download on Steam. Players of the acclaimed strategy game can now add The Settlers Online for free to their Steam library, which allows Steam account players to start the game directly from the desktop and chat with friends – all while building their empire from a small village to a prosperous city. In the persistent world of The Settlers Online, players can achieve greatness through economical thinking and building a clever infrastructure. Fans now have access to the engaging browser game that offers Player-versus-Player battles, challenges based in fairytale-like epic adventures, and an integrated science system with different skill trees to improve their empire.
The Steam launch also marks the introduction of trading cards for The Settlers Online. Players who collect all of the cards are able to craft them into a game badge that is tied to the player’s account, which is also shown in their profile. Game badges come with tradable The Settlers Online items, like emoticons, Steam profile backgrounds and other game rewards.
The Settlers Online on Steam is available here: http://store.steampowered.com/app/354640/
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About Blue Byte
Having opened their doors in 1988, Blue Byte’s first hit came in 1991 with Battle Isle, followed by the ever-popular development strategy game The Settlers® – which celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2013. Following their acquisition by Ubisoft in 2001, the studio continued work on The Settlers® series, and began overseeing the production of ANNO® in 2007. Winner of 2012 “Best European Studio” award (European Games Awards), Blue Byte expanded in 2014 with the acquisition of a new branch in Mainz. The teams are developing and operating HD, browser-based and mobile games, including Might and Magic® Heroes® Online, ANNO® Online and The Settlers® Online, captivating millions of players worldwide. In 2014 the studio successfully launched ANNO®: Build an Empire on mobile devices. Currently The Settlers®: Kingdoms of Anteria for PC and Assassin’s Creed® Identity for smartphones and tablets are in development at Blue Byte’s Düsseldorf studio while the Mainz studio works on Anno 2205TM which will bring the acclaimed city-builder series into space. www.bluebyte.com
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