Anno 1800 expands to consoles

Anno 1800 launched on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S, and the game will be free to play on all platforms through March 23rd.

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Developed by Ubisoft Mainz, Anno 1800 is a city-building and strategy game, that gives players the opportunity to show off their leadership skills: build gigantic metropolises, set up efficient and profitable logistical networks, colonize an exotic new continent, charter expeditions to the four corners of the globe, and dominate their opponents diplomatically, commercially or militarily. The Anno 1800 Console Edition will offer players the full and most up to date Anno experience with a completely redesigned User interface and controls, powered by the next generation of consoles.

During the Free Week starting today and running until March 23 on Ubisoft Connect, the Epic Games Store, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series XS, players will have access to the full game content and their progression will carry over if they decide to purchase the game.

The Standard version of Anno 1800 Console Edition includes the base game and the biggest game updates, costing $40. The Deluxe version contains the base game, the biggest game updates and three cosmetic packs. It costs $50. Early adopters purchasing the Console Edition of the game can enjoy the Imperial and the Console Founder packs, containing extra cosmetic bonuses, along with the digital artbook and soundtrack of the game. In addition, nine cosmetic packs are available for purchase at the price of $5.

Anno 1800 fans who played the game before on PC playing on console as well during the Free Week will receive nine ornaments from the PC version as a gift.

Finally, the second official soundtrack of Anno 1800, named Post Launch Compilation Part 2, will be available on all streaming platforms on March 31, the very day of the 25th birthday of the Anno brand.

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