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  • September 12, 2012

    Catan 3.0 and “Cities & Knights” Expansion (In-App Purchase) Now Available!

    C&K iOS Screenshot

    We’re excited to announce that the Catan 3.0 Update is available in the App Store. This update includes a variety of new features and improvements, including the “Cities & Knights” Expansion as an in-app purchase. The “Cities and Knights” expansion introduces various new gameplay mechanics, as well as a short campaign and 7 challenging maps. > …

  • August 23, 2012

    Catan MMO to Launch this Fall

    We are pleased to announce our partnership with Goko, an HTML 5 games company that is focused on bringing card, strategy and board games across mobile and web platforms. Goko will release "Catan World" , a massively multiplayer online (MMO) game designed to be playable on Facebook, Google+ and, this fall. This title release is not associated in any way with Catan GmbH's game portfolio offered on …

  • August 13, 2012

    Cities & Knights for iPhone and iPad

    Catan C&K iPad Screenshot 01

    Catan 3.0 incl. “Cities and Knights” expansion (In-App Purchase) for iOS completed At last! Work on the latest Catan update has been completed and the version has been submitted to Apple. We expect the update to be available within the next 10 days. To finalize the update we’ve worked closely with our beta testers and directly with Klaus Teuber, to further optimize the computer opponents in all game modes. The Cities and Knights expansion introduces various new gameplay mechanics that will add even more variety to Catan. …

  • July 12, 2012

    Star Trek: Catan soon to be available in the USA!

    Star-Trek - Game Box

    We are proud to announce that Mayfair Games and CBS® have certified a license agreement for the publication of Star Trek: Catan™, the latest game in best-selling The Settlers of Catan™ family of board games! Star Trek: Catan™ transports the timeless game play of The Settlers of Catan™ to the final frontier of the Star Trek universe. …

  • May 5, 2012


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  • April 5, 2012

    False AVG Virus Warning for Catan C&K

    It has come to our attention that the latest AVG virus scanner reports the main CatanSuR.exe program from our game “Catan - Cities & Knights” to be virus infected. However, this is not the case: This is a so-called “false positive”. Rest assured: There is no virus in our product. We have double-checked this with several different scanners (including Norton and Avira). …

  • March 26, 2012

    Struggle for Catan nominated for Origins Award!

    The Struggle for Catan

    “The Struggle for Catan” has been nominated for an Origins Award in the traditional card game category. We'd like to thank the retailers who voted for the nominees and put Struggle on the short list for this year’s awards. The Origins Awards finalists are selected by retailer attendees at the GAMA Trade Show each year, then the winners are selected by attendees at Origins. We're excited to be nominated, so please vote for us if you attend this year’s Origins game fair from May 30th to June 3rd in Columbus, Ohio. …

  • March 15, 2012

    Catan for Amazon Kindle

    Catan for Amazon Kindle

    Catan, the legendary board game, is now available on Kindle – that's right, on your e-book reader! It supports German, English, Spanish and French Language. You can play it on your Kindle, Kindle Keyboard, Kindle DX or Kindle (2nd Generation). (Catan for Kindle is not available on Kindle Touch nor on Kindle Fire devices.) [Click here to read more about Catan for Kindle]> …

  • February 8, 2012

    Beta Testers Wanted for “The Rivals for Catan” for iOS


    Starting now, you can apply to become a beta tester for the iOS version of “The Rivals for Catan”. This is what you have to do: Simply follow the link below, fill out the application form, and with a bit of luck you will be invited to become a member of our first beta testing group. …

  • December 19, 2011

    Catan App News for iOS and Android

    Here is the latest news for all of you who can't wait to get the next Catan updates: Around the turn of the year, Catan will get an update that optimizes the graphics engine in preparation for “Cities & Knights”. We'll also tweak the AI opponents and integrate various smaller optimizations, among others for Game Center and iOS 5.0.1.We are, of course, working at full speed on the “Cities & Knights” expansion for iOS and Android. …