Ubisoft Announces Anno 1800 Season 2 Pass and First Downloadable Content for March 24
Ubisoft announced today that Year 1800, the latest installment in the hit building and strategy game series, will soon have a Season 2 Pass which will include three important new DLC content, which will be released throughout 2020. The first, Seat of power, the March 24th. In addition, Ubisoft has announced that the game has reached the number of 1 million players * worldwide. Year 1800, released on April 16, 2019 on Windows PC, soon became the best-selling title in the series upon launch; was able to attract new players on a continuous basis throughout 2019, and everything indicates that it will continue to do just as well in 2020. To commemorate this milestone, all Anno 1800 players will receive a free decorative item ** today, and any interested player will be able to discover Year 1800 free of charge from March 12 to 15.
“Our team at Ubisoft Mainz is extremely satisfied with the results of Anno 1800 to date, and thanks to constant input from the game community, we are more motivated than ever to continue adding new content to the Anno series in 2020.” , has stated David wightman, director of the Ubisoft Mainz studio.
With the Season 2 Pass players will enjoy new adventures, challenges and tools with which they will shape their own Industrial Revolution.
The Season 2 Pass includes these three DLC content, which will be released throughout 2020:
- Seat of Power: Players will be able to showcase the power of their city with a prestigious palace, as well as government departments that will boost their political economy. Seat of Power will be available on March 24.
- Prosperous Harvest: In this DLC, players will have the opportunity to incorporate the technological wonders of mechanized agriculture into their fields, optimizing the performance of their farms with tractors and other resources.
- Land of Lions: Players will travel across the south of the continent, helping an embattled emperor bring life to the desert through the use of a novel irrigation system.
- Three exclusive decorative elements: Lastly, players who purchase the Season 2 Pass will have access to exclusive decorative items, available when the Seat of Power DLC launches.
To commemorate the great achievement of one million players, achieved during the first nine months of the game’s life (December 2019), players will receive a unique decoration element directly in Anno 1800.
In addition, from Thursday March 12 to Sunday March 15 ***, players will have the opportunity to discover for free Year 1800 on Uplay and on the Epic Games Store (including from Classes 1 to 3, and cooperative mode).
Year 1800Developed by Ubisoft Mainz, it provides players with countless opportunities to show off their ruling skills. Players can create huge metropolises, plan efficient logistics networks, settle on an exotic new continent, send expeditions across the globe, and dominate their opponents through diplomacy, trade or war.
For more than two years, Year 1800 has invited players to participate in the creation and development of the game by sharing information through Anno Union. To date, more than 200 blogs and more than 18,000 comments have been posted, and 5 community contests have been organized. This collaboration between the players and the studio allows the development team to shape the game and add the most demanded features from the community.
Year 1800, he Season 2 Pass and Anno 1800: The Complete Edition They are available digitally for Windows PC on the Epic Games Store and the Ubisoft Store. Anno 1800: The Complete Edition includes the main game, the Season Pass 1 and 2, in addition to the content of the Digital Deluxe Edition ****.
* Including all distribution platforms and Uplay +. Pre-release beta phases and trials are not included. Anno 1800 managed to reach the number of 1 million players during the first 9 months after its launch, in December 2019.
** All Anno 1800 players will receive an exclusive free decorative item with the next Anno 1800 update.
*** This program is a free demo of Anno 1800, and will be available on EPIC PC from 3 p.m. on March 12, 2020 to 2 p.m. on March 16, 2020 in UTC time, and on Uplay from 11 a.m. on March 12, 2020 to 2 p.m. on March 16, 2020, also in UTC time. The game is provided AS IS, may not work as expected, and may crash. Please note that maintenance tasks can be scheduled at any time during this period, which could make it impossible to access parts of the game, or the full game. Internet access and registration with a Ubisoft account is required.
**** Includes the additional content The Anarchist, the soundtrack, an art book and several exclusive company logos.