Today, Ubisoft announced that Anno 1602: Creation of a New World will be available for free starting today through to 22nd December on PC, via Uplay. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the famous City-Building video game series, players will be able to discover or rediscover this flagship episode where they will be able to establish a realistic and vivid world purely based on their imagination.
For the 20th Anniversary of the Anno franchise, players can play Anno 1602: Creation of a New World, originally released in 1998. The game is set in the Early Modern period of history and invites players to discover an island world, to colonize and expand it and to trade with other islands – along with securing it against potential enemies. First of an extensive series of a successful city-building video games, Anno 1602 was a genre pioneer 20 years ago.
Source: Ubisoft Nordic press email