Ubisoft Breaks Ground for The Settlers: Kingdoms of Anteria

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UBISOFT® BREAKS GROUND FOR THE SETTLERS® IN ANTERIA

Shape the stone and whet the blade, a kingdom is not built within a day

Today Ubisoft announced that its Blue Byte® studio is developing The Settlers – Kingdoms of Anteria, the latest installment in the world-famous building strategy franchise, which will be released in 2014.

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By reinventing our approach to the franchise, The Settlers – Kingdoms of Anteria offers players a brand new experience full of new possibilities to explore,” said Christopher Schmitz, Director of Product Development at Blue Byte. “Without a doubt, this is the most innovative Settlers’ game we have ever created.

To get a glimpse at the future of The Settlers’ franchise have a look at the first video:

Stay informed about The Settlers – Kingdoms of Anteria by signing up at http://www.thesettlers.com/.

About Ubisoft

Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands, including Assassin’s Creed, Just Dance, Tom Clancy’s video game series, Rayman and Far Cry. The teams throughout Ubisoft’s worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms, including consoles, mobile phones, tablets and PCs. For the 2013-14 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of €1,007 million. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.

About Blue Byte

Blue Byte was established in 1988 in Düsseldorf, Blue Byte’s first hit came in 1991 with Battle Isle, followed by the ever-popular development strategy game The Settlers – which celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2013. Following their acquisition by Ubisoft in 2001, the studio continued working on The Settlers series, and began overseeing the production of Anno® in 2007. The teams are currently focusing on free-2-play web-based browser games, including Might and Magic®, Heroes® Online, Panzer General® Online and of course Anno Online and The Settlers Online, captivating millions of players worldwide. At the same time, they are now extending their expertise to mobile platforms, with upcoming Anno Build an Empire for iPad.

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