Releasing this pair of screenshots
announced that Anno 2070: Deep Ocean
, a new Anno 2070
add-on, will be available this fall. It will add a new civilization level (the Tech faction is expanded by the Genius population class), along with a a new Tech Monument, new corresponding production chains and consumption goods. Furthermore this new class features new vehicles and new items allowing players to develop industries, strengthen economies and exploit new resources.
Players will also be able to: acquire enemy territories without using military force through the "Hostile Takeover" feature, resolve energy problems by building the new underwater geothermal power plant, optimize energy supply through "Energy transfer" between islands, and many more.