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Anno 1800 PC

Another installment in the popular economic strategy game series published by Ubisoft and developed since 2011 by Blue Byte Software - Ubisoft's subsidiary studio known for working on The Settlers series.

Strategy | Economic | RTS | Colonization | multiplayer | city builder | 19th century

PC / Windows
Anno 1800 cover

developer: Blue Byte GmbH

publisher: Ubisoft

Official website

Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: Internet, players: 1-4

English language game language: English

game release date for PC:

16April2019

Anno 1800 is another installment in the popular economy strategy series developed by Blue Byte Software – Ubisoft's subsidiary studio. The game is available on PC and, as the title might suggest, is set in the period of industrial revolution – a time of grand geographical and scientific discoveries, as well as the ever-present industrialization.

Mechanics

Like the previous installments in the Anno series set across different centuries, in Anno 1800, a player assumes the role of a steward tasked with establishing a prosperous metropolis. One begins with a minor settlement inhabited by a handful of subjects, who have to gather resources, erect new buildings, and create complex trade relations allowing for the fast development of the city infrastructure. All the excess resources can be traded for the goods one currently needs the most.

A player should remember to tend to the needs of the settlers and properly balance the budget, which at times of crisis can be patched up with trading the goods and increasing taxes – this, however, results in the decrease of population's happiness level. Diplomacy is also an important aspect of the game, as it allows a player to establish various relations, enter alliances, and wage wars with the neighboring states.

Game modes

The PC release of Anno 1800 offers the single player story campaign, a free play mode, and an elaborate multiplayer mode.

Technical aspects

Anno 1800 features high-quality visuals. The developers have designed detailed elements of both infrastructure and environment – each production process can be observed by players from up close in order to check, e.g. the progress of production in the local steelworks.

Misc.

The game's premiere coincided with the series' anniversary – the franchise has been started in 1998 with Anno 1602 and since then, the series has been expanded with a number of full-fledged installments and spin-offs developed for various platforms.


Game score 7.4 / 10 calculated out of 349 players' votes.  
Expectations before the premiere: 8.8 / 10 calculated out of 484 players' votes.  

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

Recommended: Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5 GHz / AMD Ryzen 5 1400 3.2 GHz, 8 GB RAM, graphic card 4 GB GeForce GTX 970 / Radeon RX 480 or better, 60 GB HDD, Windows 7(SP1)/8.1/10 64-bit
Minimum: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2 GHz / AMD FX-6350 3.9 GHz, 8 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 670 / Radeon R9 285 or better, 60 GB HDD, Windows 7(SP1)/8.1/10 64-bit

Anno 1800 Game Guide
Anno 1800 Game Guide

game guide 15 April 2019

Guide to Anno 1800 will help you design the perfect city - our tips will teach you how to obtain raw materials, make money and build complex production chains. Check our tips for beginners!

Anno 1800 announced at gamescom 2017
Anno 1800 announced at gamescom 2017

news 22 August 2017 16:06

Ubisoft has announced that Anno 1800 is in development and is scheduled to launch in late 2018. See the reveal trailer straight from gamescom 2017.

Anno 1800 delayed
Anno 1800 delayed

news 24 January 2019 23:48

Ubisoft has revealed that the release of Anno 1800 has been delayed. To wipe tears, the publisher announced the upcoming beta-tests, which will last five days, and also published a trailer presenting the most important elements of this strategy.

Anno 1800 visual comparison
Anno 1800 visual comparison

news 30 January 2019 14:04

Candyland published yet another visual comparison video. This time, they’ve dedicated the footage to various graphic settings of Anno 1800.

Anno 1800 Only on Epic Games Store and Uplay
Anno 1800 Only on Epic Games Store and Uplay

news 30 March 2019 22:30

Ubisoft has announced that Anno 1800 will be an exclusive title on Epic Games Store and Uplay. This means that the game will disappear from Steam on the release day.

Open Beta of Anno 1800 Launches on April 12
Open Beta of Anno 1800 Launches on April 12

news 05 April 2019 01:02

Anno 1800 release is getting closer. Before it happens anyone interested will be able to participate in open beta tests, which will take place from April 12 - 14. The only requirement is to have an account on Uplay or the Epic Games Store.

Open Beta of Anno 1800 Launches Today
Open Beta of Anno 1800 Launches Today

news 13 April 2019 01:20

The open beta-test of Anno 1800 have begun. Until April 14, anyone interested will be able to check how the new installment of the popular economic strategy series is performing in action. The full version will be released on April 16.

Anno 1800 – Performance Benchmark of the Beta
Anno 1800 – Performance Benchmark of the Beta

news 14 April 2019 21:48

A performance benchmark of Anno 1800 has appeared on the web. The tests were based on the open beta version of the game, which was made available between April 12 and 14.

Anno 1800 Reviews Summary
Anno 1800 Reviews Summary

news 15 April 2019 18:09

Just one day left until the release of the latest installment of the popular economic strategy series Anno. Will Ubisoft Blue Byte deliver? First reviews have surfaced on the internet, providing some clues about the final answer to this question.

Anno 1800 Launches
Anno 1800 Launches

news 16 April 2019 12:57

The launch of Anno 1800, one of the most promising strategy games of the year, is finally here. Currently, the game is available only on PC and is gathering very good reviews.

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