Anno 1800 – Lead the Industrial Revolution!

Welcome to the dawn of the industrial age. The path you choose will define your world. Are you renovator or exploiter? Suppressor or liberator? It's up to you how the world will remember your name.

In Anno 1800, players will take charge of their own fortune as they navigate the rapidly evolving technological and malicious political landscape of the 19th century in their quest to build an empire that will stand the test of time.

Combining beloved features with innovative gameplay in a memorable new setting, Anno 1800 marks the beginning of a new era for the Anno franchise.

The Dawn of a New Era

Welcome to the 19th Century, a time of industrialization, diplomacy and discovery. Rich with technological innovations, conspiracies and changing allegiances, this era presents the perfect setting for the classic Anno gameplay. Anno 1800 provides players ample opportunity to prove their skills as a ruler, as they create huge metropolises, plan efficient logistic networks, explore and settle new lands and dominate their opponents by diplomacy, trade or warfare.

A Classic Anno Experience

Anno 1800 combines beloved features from 20 years of Anno history. It delivers a rich city-building experience, including a story-based campaign, a highly customizable sandbox mode and the classic Anno multiplayer experience. 1800 will see the return of beloved features, such as individual AI opponents and shippable trade goods, randomly generated maps, multi-session gameplay, items and many more.

Choose Your Strategy for Victory

Leading prosperous metropolises requires you to always adapt your strategy to new situations: Fulfil the needs of your inhabitants by establishing numerous production chains, deal with other AI rulers sharing your world and rise to prosperity by building a profitable network of trade routes.

Jump Aboard the Anno Union

Join the team at Ubisoft Blue Byte in the creation of Anno 1800. Get the latest news, development insights, behind the scenes content and help us shape the future of the franchise , as we regularly invite gamers to share their feedback, vote on features, create content and test the game during its development.

  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
Post article RSS Articles

The last few years have been incredible for players and modders, as publishers and studios strive to make mod support more accessible in their games. Many of these initiatives are starting to take shape, with Ubisoft's City Building RTS Anno 1800 the latest to invite creators in, in the same year they are celebrating their 25 year jubilee.

Making Modding More Accessible

Helping to make this happen, are our friends at, who are powering the in-game mod integration and community. Innovative work done by included the creation of an embeddable web UI which can run in-game on the custom Blue Byte Anno Engine. In addition the embeddable web app is also available on the Anno Union mod hub, allowing players to connect with creators and content via the pre-existing official community site for all things Anno.

The launch is taking place in two phases.

Phase 1

Live now, is an open invitation for all creators to start creating and submitting mods they have created to the public mod hub now live on In the first 48 hours already 100 mods have been submitted!

modio anno

Phase 2

From the August 22nd at 3PM CEST, the in-game integration will go live for all PC players, so gamers can subscribe to mods on the web or via the game menu, and have them automatically installed and playable.

Grab Anno 1800

If you have ever wanted to play a historically rich, city-building RTS, now is an amazing time to grab Anno 1800, which you can find at the links below:

When asked why did Ubisoft partner with to enable official mod support for Anno 1800, Charles Harribey - Senior Producer on the project responded with:

"As Anno 1800 would be our first title with mod support, we wanted to find an experienced partner to help guide us. During our evaluation process, stood out for their professionalism and enthusiasm. Those became the deciding factors. The result has been a successful collaboration between the two companies on this important first step."

A picture of our Anno 1800 Senior Producer Charles Harribey with a quote from him which says:

For more details on the plan and vision for future mod support in Anno 1800 and beyond, you can find the official announcement from the Anno Team at Ubisoft and the official announcement from the team. It's awesome to see such a massive step being made, and at ModDB and we cannot wait to see and support more publishers, studios and games to continue to embrace their modding communities as Ubisoft has done today.

Anno 1800 Season 2 content announced

Anno 1800 Season 2 content announced


Season 2 of Anno 1800 is coming now with three new DLC for this Year

Tallestdavid - - 975 comments

wait is Related Designs making this too?

Reply Good karma Bad karma+2 votes
feillyne Staff
feillyne - - 5,816 comments

Yep, Blue Byte Mainz. Related Designs's soul was claimed by Ubisoft in 2013.

Reply Good karma+3 votes
Tallestdavid - - 975 comments


Reply Good karma Bad karma+2 votes
Post a comment
Sign in or join with:

Only registered members can share their thoughts. So come on! Join the community today (totally free - or sign in with your social account on the right) and join in the conversation.


Latest posts from @anno_en

Anno 1404 was the first Anno to feature two different cultures, each with their own buildings and production chains…

Jul 12 2023

Expand your empire, progress through the industrial revolution, and settle the New World in Anno 1800, now at up to…

Jul 11 2023

Another week in July, another Annoversary livestream. On Friday we're diving into a multiplayer match in one of ou…

Jul 10 2023

We're going live in 5 minutes! Join Anastasiia, Jan and Oliver for our next Annoversary livestream. Today: adventu…

Jul 7 2023

It's giving summer vibes here on this New World island... 🌴☀

Jul 6 2023

Did you know Anno 1701 has a clever way to show you the mood of your citizens? A quick look at the market place and…

Jul 5 2023

The rise of the Jorgensens! Anno 1701 was the first Anno game to feature a character from this famous dynasty. Jo…

Jul 3 2023