After several months without any major news Ubisoft has released a dedicated material next batch Settlers series. Since last Friday, the game has had a new title, but that’s not the only thing that’s changed since the last delay (in March of this year).
The developers also announced a new release date. The Settlers: New Allies It will be released on February 17, 2023 on PC. The creators are also working on versions for consoles (PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch) and on streaming services (GeForce Now and Amazon Luna).
When did we last see you The Settlers: New Allies (Then still known simply as The Settlers), fans have already received several gameplay previews. Some of them also participated in beta tests – and they were not happy with the game, just like the journalists. That’s why Ubisoft for the third time Transformation The premiere of the game, just two weeks before the planned debut.
What has changed in about eight months? Quite a lot, apparently The developer has taken practically every element of production into the workshop.
The pace of multiplayer gameplay has been improved, on the one hand, by adding neutral war gangs that protect access to resources and bases of other players, and on the other hand, introducing new ways to move around the map.
In addition, players will find more uses for tools and food – also in scientific research, the system of which has been significantly changed, with many levels and disciplines that modify the gameplay. Fans should also be pleased with the addition of new “technologies” that they requested during beta testing (such as recovering resources after demolishing buildings and planting trees).
Besides, it can be replaced Greater variety of factions and their units, improved save and load system, UI tweaks, options to change main functions and invite friends to private games (or to help out in hardcore mode, formerly known as Onslaught). by the way The number of skirmish maps has also doubled (from six to twelve).
Finally, a “surprise” was mentioned that the developer has been working on for a long time. Probably We’ll find out more as we go along Ubisoft broadcast scheduled on December 1. Stream will start twitch It’s 17:00 Polish time.
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