Today, Ubisoft announced that for the first time in 25 years, a mainline Anno game is launching on consoles. Players can now play Anno 1800 on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S. On this occasion, players can enjoy an entire free week of the game on all platforms until March 23rd, 2023.
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 23rd, 2023 on Ubisoft Connect, the Epic Games Store, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S, 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 31st, the very day of the 25th birthday of the Anno brand.
Platforms: PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X | S, Microsoft Windows