Leipzig, GERMANY – August XX, 2008 – Today Ubisoft announced that it will develop ANN0 1404™, the highly anticipated sequel in the award-winning building-strategy ANNO brand. Designed for the PC, ANNO 1404™ is scheduled for release worldwide in March 2009.
Set in the Orient, ANNO 1404™ offers a richness of features never before seen, bringing the ANNO™ series to a new level. Exploring a strange and fascinating island world in the utmost East, players will get to know the culture and technology of the ancient Orient while learning the tricks of local trade, diplomacy and economy in order to build their own metropolis.
New customizable elements, dozens of embellishing objects and bigger islands and worlds will provide players with endless opportunities to express their creative vision, making all metropolises look truly unique. A new intuitive interface, as well as a motivating, fully modifiable sandbox mode will make it easy and enjoyable for everyone to play.
ANNO™ is one of the most successful strategy brands with over five million units sold worldwide to date.
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