Ubisoft’s Anno 1800 is at the moment celebrating its launch on consoles with a free week that extends to PC gamers, which means that town builder is briefly a free PC sport as nicely. If you wish to reap the benefits of the supply, nonetheless, you’ll should go exterior of Steam because the supply solely extends to the Ubisoft Join and Epic Video games retailer variations.
Anno 1800, because the identify suggests, places you on the helm of a civilization through the daybreak of the Industrial Age. Which means there’s loads of potential to dig into the technological improvements and fast enlargement of the period. You’ll need to reap the benefits of diplomacy, commerce routes, and possibly even warfare to make sure your success at this pivotal level of historical past.
These of you preferring to play alone will discover a story-driven marketing campaign mode together with customisable sandbox choices with the potential for distinct AI opponents and randomly generated maps to maintain issues contemporary. There’s additionally choices for on-line co-op or aggressive play, if you wish to take a look at your abilities alongside different actual gamers.
Anno 1800 is free to play from March 16-23. You may play both by the Epic Video games retailer, or instantly through Ubisoft Join. If you wish to maintain enjoying after that, the sport is at the moment 75% off on all platforms (together with Steam) by March 23, and your progress will be carried over from the free week.
In case you do determine to leap in, our Anno 1800 DLC information ought to enable you work out which expansions to take a look at. We’ve additionally picked out among the finest Anno 1800 mods, together with extra of one of the best city-building video games on PC.