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Union Update – We’re entering the “Empires of the Skies”

Hey Anno Community,


We know you have been (im)patiently waiting for news on DLC 11 – Empire of the Skies – and we can now say: It’s time, we’re on the road to release!

In fact, we already kicked it off last Thursday: Have you ever seen such happy airships before?

Over the next weeks you can expect more news, teasers and of course the usual DevBlogs with details on the airships, the new scenario and of course DLC 11 itself while we’re nearing the release at the end of August. Follow us on Twitter to not miss out any news!

Something else you shouldn’t miss: Our DLC 11 live stream!

Mark August 9th in your calendars (that’s in exactly one week), since we’ll be showing off DLC 11 and its scenario in our live stream starting at 5PM CEST/UTC+2.

We’re looking forward to seeing you all in the chat next week on twitch.tv/ubisoftbluebyte

Cosmetic DLC 9

We did say we wanted to give you an update on Cosmetic DLC 9 – the winner of the community vote – before we really started with our DLC 11 coverage.

Some of you may have already seen it in late July when we posted it on our social channels: Our Art Team wants to share a first glimpse at what they’re currently working on for the “Old Town Pack”. Having seen your comments during the vote, we’re sure a modular medieval city wall should make many of you quite happy, no? While the concepts for all ornaments in the pack are ready, we’re still working on the 3D models. More on Cosmetic DLC 9 later, after the release of “Empire of the Skies”.

Development of Anno 1800 – Season 4 is supported by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action within the framework of computer games funding.




  1. l lelehoho August 15, 2022

    Have you thought of Palace, Local Ministery and Town Hall generating à tuer of “diplomatic mail” ?
    (Police station could aswell)
    This could generate another kind of mail, at a lower rate.
    This mail could be used to :
    – Have new possibilities of interactions with other characters : more luck to reach peace or trade agreement ? New options ?
    -We could also imagine than this mail can be exchanged at all time to Archibald to buy peace mode, sales on merchandise prices or pirate mode for our ships, without spending gold.
    – And even further, destroying a plane transporting another player diplomatic mail could give an davantage on him, either to negociate peace or to reveal what his plans are (for IA it may be a “translation” of the way characters have been coded to better Under stand them, or an information of which island he plans to colonize next, or an overview of his production/ storage/ population statistic screen for a limite amont of time)
    – Eventually as this DLC is made to interact with others, you could imagine a way for this diplomatic mail to be invested in influence aswell ?
    I can’t wait to play this ‘ew DLC wich sems to refresh a lot the game.
    Best regards

    •   Ubi-Thorlof August 17, 2022

      Hey lelehoho, that’s a cool idea, opening up the mail feature to more than only people’s personal correspondence.
      However, we won’t be adding any more content or features to the DLC at this point, so it will unfortunately have to remain an idea only.

  2. D Dravidos August 5, 2022

    ¡Bravo! I’m looking forward to playing the new DLC. Very funny video with the dancing airships.

  3. K Katje-Katrien August 5, 2022


    Looking forward to the live stream and all the great news that is yet to come.



  4. A Antury2016 August 3, 2022

    Sooo I see a new NPC island and i remember that for the new airships we will need a new type of ore. Plus we are heaving a New World rising DLC which will introduse new city building oppotunities. My guess it that in this DLC we will get a second NW region with one big island and several smaller ones (similar to Cape Trelawney or Enbesa)

    • F FHackner August 4, 2022

      the devs already confirmed they wont add another session of any sort.

  5. N Noname3712022 August 3, 2022

    I see the Old Nate’s Island in a New World.

    Does it mean that I will now have to start the game again in order for it to appear in the game?

    Will there be a possibility, for example, a patch, so that it “suddenly” appears in the game?
    I would like.

    • F FHackner August 4, 2022

      no need to restart. The devs already said all their DLCs can be added to current saved games, including features like the expanded new world session with more islands (for the third and last DLC)

      • N Noname3712022 August 4, 2022

        Can’t you give a proof link yet?

        •   Ubi-Thorlof August 4, 2022

          I don’t have a link at hand, we said it at a few occasions. So, yes, I can confirm FHackner’s statement 🙂

          • N Noname3712022 August 4, 2022

            Sold 🙂

  6. M Mohammad_ford August 3, 2022

    I am impatiently waiting But I wish you would do something on the cover of the rivers in the city to make them beautiful like the harbor.
    And I wish you would give a new warehouse update to unload the cargo by airships so that the ship landed on the platform to unload the cargo.

  7. W WingDog August 3, 2022

    Nice to see these news!
    Waiting for the release.

    From Russia with love ;*)


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