Ubisoft’s Anno 1800 is presently celebrating its launch on consoles with a free week that extends to PC gamers, which means that town builder is briefly a free PC recreation as effectively. If you wish to make the most of the supply, nonetheless, you’ll must go outdoors 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 in the course of 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 make the most of diplomacy, commerce routes, and perhaps 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 check your expertise alongside different actual gamers.
Anno 1800 is free to play from March 16-23. You’ll be able to play both by way of the Epic Video games retailer, or straight through Ubisoft Join. If you wish to preserve taking part in after that, the sport is presently 75% off on all platforms (together with Steam) by way of March 23, and your progress will be carried over from the free week.
If you happen to do determine to leap in, our Anno 1800 DLC information ought to assist you work out which expansions to take a look at. We’ve additionally picked out a number of the greatest Anno 1800 mods, together with extra of the very best city-building video games on PC.