Anno®: Build an Empire Now Available for Android
Company: Ubisoft
London, UK – April 23, 2015 – Today, Ubisoft® announced that ANNO®: Build an Empire is now available to download for free on the Google Play Store for Android devices. Developed by Blue Byte® in close collaboration with Mi’pu’mi Games, the game offers the full ANNO experience, allowing players to create monumental cities on mobile devices.

The world of ANNO: Build an Empire is already a vastly developed metropolis on iOS devices with a total population of more than 200 million inhabitants on player’s islands and more than 19 million residences built. Now Android users will be able to test their skills as masterful city-planners, adventurous explorers and smart merchants, by establishing new island empires.

ANNO: Build an Empire was designed from the ground up to develop intuitive controls for touchscreens. The game offers more than 60 resources and 150 different buildings that can used to expand your empire. Interacting with other players is also a key component of the game, in order to trade goods and work together tactically via the in-game chat systems.

ANNO: Build an Empire is currently available on the App Store and is now available on Android devices, requiring Android 4.0 or higher and an internet connection.

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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, Far Cry and Watch Dogs. 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 .

About Blue Byte
Having opened their doors in 1988, 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 work on The Settlers® series, and began overseeing the production of ANNO® in 2007. Winner of 2012 "Best European Studio" award (European Games Awards), Blue Byte expanded in 2014 with the acquisition of a new branch in Mainz. The teams are developing and operating HD, browser-based and mobile games, including Might and Magic® Heroes® Online, ANNO® Online and The Settlers® Online, captivating millions of players worldwide. In 2014 the studio successfully launched ANNO®: Build an Empire on mobile devices. Currently The Settlers®: Kingdoms of Anteria for PC and Assassin’s Creed® Identity for smartphones and tablets are in development at Blue Byte.

About Mi’pu’mi Games
Mi'pu'mi Games is a Vienna-based independent game development company run by veteran developers with 10+ years of industry experience. We work on big brands and cutting edge technology. We are a passionate team that is dedicated to its craft: creating great games for smartphones, tablets, consoles and browsers.

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