Settlers VI announced by Ubisoft for PC in 2007

Settlers V Gold Edition (PC DVD)Developer Blue Byte Software (Settlers & Battle Isle series) and its publisher/owner Ubisoft today announced that they are working on a sixth instalment in the veteran strategy series The Settlers.

The Settlers VI is set for a 2007 release and has been in development since last spring. The latest instalment in the city building series aims to be the most graphically pleasing yet, while expanding in ways to gain universal appeal.

“Our development studio in Düsseldorf has a clear goal for The Settlers VI: to produce the best The Settlers game of all time,” said Odile Limpach, Managing Director of Ubisoft Germany and Austria. “We want to appeal to fans of The Settlers series while ensuring the greatest possible accessibility to newcomers.” Press release via C&VG.