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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 | historical | city builder | 19th century

PC / Windows
Anno 1800 cover

developer: Blue Byte GmbH

publisher : Ubisoft

Official website

Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: Internet

game language: English

game release date for PC:


Open Beta

Ends April 14. Details at:


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.


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.


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.

Expectations: 9.3 / 10 calculated out of 367 players' votes.  

System requirements

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, 50 GB HDD, Windows 7/8.1/10 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, 26 GB HDD, Windows 7/8.1/10 64-bit

Anno 1800 Game Guide

game guide 13 September 2018

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 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 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 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.

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