"Create your own fascinating world of ANNO 1701! Become a discoverer – and experience the adventure of a lifetime. Weigh anchor, sail the seven seas, explore new continents and foreign cultures. Demonstrate your strategic skills, business acumen and diplomatic finesse. Revel in the jubilant cheers of your people – but don't disappoint them!"
Anno 1701 is set in the 16th and 17th centuries, when seafaring and discovery thrives. The game combines many genres creating a gripping building simulation with strategic elements. Anno 1701 is designed to give challenge to player of all skill levels.
You'll find lots of exciting and innovative features in Anno 1701 including maximized interaction with the vivid world you are creating. Town people will cheer and protest and you'll be able to negotiate and engage in diplomacy with other nations. The compelling gameplay and quests are well welded together with over 100 sub-quests, that are dynamically integrated into the game, you can explore them and gain extra rewards or choose to continue with your main quest. Diplomacy options include special operations such as sabotage, espionage and demagoguery, adding more strategic options.
Anno 1701 can be played in up to four player multiplayer games, including cooperative mode, over a LAN or the Internet.