Ubi Soft Announce New SETTLER Game

by Thomas on June 15, 2002 @ 8:25 a.m. PDT

Ubi Soft Entertainment, one of the world’s leading videogame publishers, today announced the development of a new game from The Settlers series by Ubi Soft’s German studio Blue Byte. This new episode is set for a worldwide release on computer and consoles. Recognized for its detailed graphics, hand painted textures, bright and happy colors, The Settlers’ universe presents a mixture of history and imagination, all spiced up with cartoon-like elements.

After having sold more than 3.5 million copies worldwide, The Settlers franchise is broadly recognized for its creative genre of built-up strategic simulation games. Soon enough, the new product standing as an independent title in the world of The Settlers will be supplied with an all new technology and innovative gaming principle, which will broaden the game’s brand internationally.

"This new game from the cult series will undoubtedly widen The Settlers’ audience” says Odile Limpach, Managing Director of Ubi Soft Entertainment GmbH and the Ubi Soft studio Blue Byte. “Our production team is currently focusing on innovative 3D-technology and absolutely new game features”.

As a result, the development team mainly concentrated on new strategic elements of the game. Conflicts between the tribes are carried out in a totally original way. The 3D-technology is merely used as another tool to bring radical changes, which will create a truly innovative leap inside the Settlers’ gameplay.

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