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  • December 14, 2017

    The Legend of the Sea Robbers - there's more than meets the eye!

    Would you like to play Legend of the Sea Robbers, released in honor of the 20th anniversary of the Seefahrer expansion, with just two players? No problem! The two-player rules can be found here. Do you enjoy exploring unknown island worlds in Seafarers scenarios, especially when the discovery is kicked up a notch with spices? …

  • December 2, 2017

    Catan VR: New Trailer and Registration for Closed Beta

    You can now apply to participate in the closed beta on the official website of the developer Experiment 7. The closed beta is available for Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR with cross-platform support. Conversions for more VR platforms will follow after the final release. A first insight into the board game implementation can be found in the current trailer: > …

  • November 15, 2017

    CATAN Universe now also available for iOS and Android

    All the games, all the platforms, a community for all digital CATAN players, that’s CATAN Universe. With CATAN Universe players will be able to compete against any other CATAN fans worldwide on a PC, Mac, iOS or Android device. All any player needs is an account to set off for new islands at any time and anywhere whether you’re on your computer at home or with your smartphone or tablet on the train. The CATAN Universe release includes the “CATAN” board game, the “Cities and Knights” and “Seafarers” add-ons and the “The Duel” introductory card game. …

  • November 15, 2017

    CATAN mobile app is now called CATAN Classic

    The existing Catan apps (Catan and Catan HD) for iOS and Android were renamed as Catan Classic, to clearly distinguish them from the new Catan Universe. The classic apps will still be supported for now, after the launch of Catan Universe. However, there will be no more content updates. Changeover from Catan Classic to Catan Universe Buyers of the Catan Classic apps for Android and iOS can unlock the content “Basic game”, “Seafarers” and “Cities and Knights” already purchased in Catan Classic free of charge in Catan Universe, and get started in the new Catan Universe easily and without any additional costs. How the changeover will work: Download Catan Universe free from the App Store or Google Play or Ama- zon Create a Catan Universe account (you only need to enter an e-mail ad- dress for verification) Enter data from the Catan Universe account into the new transfer menu of the Catan Classic app The previously purchased content will automatically be unlocked in the Catan Universe account. …

  • October 24, 2017

    “Arrival on Catan”: More free content for every CATAN Universe user with update 1.4.0!

    The brand new free introduction "Arrival on CATAN" introduces new and old players to the different aspects and possibilities in CATAN Universe. Once the challenges have been mastered, the Single-Player and Custom-Match modes for the base scenario "Arrival on CATAN" are permanently unlocked. This means: More free content for every CATAN Universe player. If you already had an account before the update 1.4.0, the contents of "Arrival on CATAN" will be automatically unlocked. …

  • October 20, 2017

    Catan Universe for iOS and Android is released on Nov. 15th

    Catan Universe, the digital implementation of the Catan board game, among others with Seafarers and Cities & Knights expansion, is already available as a version for the desktop (browser and Steam). On 15 November 2017 it will now also be released as an app for iOS and Android. On the "Spiel'17" (26th to 29th October in Essen) this version can already be tried out at the Catan booth of the Kosmos Verlag (Hall 3, Stand 3 B-112). This video gives a first insight into the new version: > …

  • October 17, 2017

    Catan - Legend of the Sea Robbers now available!

    The new scenario box is now available at your local or online games dealer and the Catan Shop. Seventy-one years after the arrival of the first settlers, the Catanians have expanded throughout Catan. In Catan: Legend of the Sea Robbers, you and your fellow clan leaders play through four linked chapters, exploring new surroundings by sea, faced with a new threat lurking around the seas of Catan. Note: …

  • September 2, 2017

    Catan VR: Catan immerses in virtual worlds

    Christmas 2017, Catan will appear for the first time as a VR version for Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR (further VR systems will follow). Catan VR remains faithful to the board game classic, but has been optimized for the virtual reality so that fans and new players can experience the familiar game in a completely new format. …

  • August 23, 2017

    "Catan Stories - Legend of the Sea Robbers" App for iOS and Android announced

    "Catan Stories" is an all-new text adventure game for mobile devices telling the story based on the "Legend of the Sea Robbers" scenario set being released this year for the Catan board game during the 20th anniversary of Catan: Seafarers. In "Catan Stories - Legend of the Sea Robbers" the player plays a vital part in guiding three independent protagonists through the exciting storyline to protect Catan from the Sea Robber threat. Published by Catan Studio and Asmodee Digital it is aimed for a release in Q4 2017 and will be available for Android and iOS devices. …

  • August 11, 2017

    "Catan - Legend of the Sea Robbers" Scenario Box

    Relive the exciting Catanian Legend! Become a clan leader whose adventures take place roughly 70 years after the arrival of the the first settlers. The Catanians have settled large regions of Catan and are starting to explore their surroundings by ship. One day outsiders appear at the coast of Catan. …

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