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author: Damian Gacek

Is Multiplayer in Anno 1800 Not Working? Fix it

In this guide, we will tell you how to fix a bug with a non-working multiplayer mode in Anno 1800. Play with friends thanks to us.

Anno 1800 is the latest installment of the series which started in 1998. It is widely popular among fans of city builders. The game attracts thousand of players every day. It also offers a multiplayer mode. However, not all people are able to play. If you encounter the problem with not working multiplayer, we have a fix for you.

Anno 1800 – multiplayer not working fix

Many players on Steam have problems with connecting with each other. If your multiplayer is not working, try the method presented below.

  1. First of all, check if the servers are online. You may do that here. Obviously if they are down, wait patiently.
  2. If everything is in order, you should open Ubisoft Connect (it should be installed with the game).
  3. Now open the Friends and groups tab and add your friend (you must search them by their Ubisoft nickname).
  4. When you start the multiplayer mode, don’t invite your friends via Steam. Do that in Ubisoft Connect (right mouse button on the nick).

Many players stated that this method helped them. Nevertheless, some report that they have encountered LR40 error instead.

Anno 1800 – LR40 error

There are many reasons for this message

  1. Connectivity issues;
  2. Background applications;
  3. Difference in game data;

You can read more about it here.

Possible Fixes

  1. Make sure that none of you have mods.
  2. Try to disable some background applications, sometimes antivirus can be a culprit.
  3. Change hosting people.
  4. Try few times – sometimes this error fixes itself.

Read also:

  1. Anno 1800 is Suddenly Back on Steam
  2. Best City Builder Games 2022
  3. Anno 1800 Sells Faster Than Other Parts of the Series

Damian Gacek

Damian Gacek

Graduate of English Philology and English in Public Communication. He started his professional career as an English teacher. A member of Gamepressure since 2019. During this time, he has been writing for various departments. Currently, he mainly covers guides and occasionally supports the newsroom. He has been interested in electronic entertainment since childhood. When he was younger, he wrote a scientific article on video game translations. An enthusiast of RPGs and strategies, he also frequently dives into the depths of indie games. In his spare time, he is working on a book and learning film editing.


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