Trade – build – settle: Become ruler over Catan! Get to know Catan and play the starter scenario in multiplayer mode. Purchase the complete base game, expansions and much more to discover the entire Universe of Catan.
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Mixed (649) - 40% of the 649 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Apr 25, 2017

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March 1

Catan Universe now also available for Mac

Hi Catanians and Mac-User,

Catan Universe is now available for Mac via STEAM! Download for free today and enjoy Catan Universe on your Mac like never before.

If you should already have a Catan Universe account, simply log-in and get access to all your already unlocked progress and expansions.

The MAC Version of Catan Universe is of course also ready for cross-play with all other versions of Catan Universe!

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February 8

Catan Universe 1.4.4 Multiplayer Update 02.08.2018

New Features:

• Multiplayer-state synchronization: Server-Sync when game states on different clients aren´t in sync anymore; The loading screen will appear shortly
• Login overhauled: Added additional version checks upon login to ensure smooth matchmaking only with players using the same client version (most recent client version 1.4.4)

Fixed issues:

• Rework of the network code
• Turn-Timer: edge cases identified and ironed them out
• Kick-Timer: We made the communication for that info (when to start and end the timer) more robust, especially when players had a bad or unreliable connection.
• AI taking over: We found some edge cases in which that didn´t work properly and fixed them
• Store/Friend list etc. searches have been optimized
• Kick-Timer position on mobile devices was changed to prevent action buttons being blocked/overlapped by Kick-Timers


Claymore (Sword) available for free for every player at level 4
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About This Game

After a long voyage of great deprivation, your ships have finally reached the coast of an uncharted island. However, other explorers have also landed on Catan: The race to settle the island has begun!

Build roads and towns, trade skillfully and become ruler over Catan!

Set out on a journey into the Catan universe, and compete in exciting duels against players from all over the world. The board game classic and the Catan card game, with totally new graphics, bring an authentic card table feel to your screen.

Play the basic board game in multiplayer, as well as the introductory game of Catan – The Duel, free of charge. Master “Arrival on Catan” for free to unlock the Single-Player and Custom-Match modes for the basic “Arrival on Catan” scenario permanently to play against the AI or your friends anytime.

For even more variety, activate the complete basic game as well as the add-ons “Cities & Knights” and “Seafarers” as in-app purchases (pricing info below), defend yourself against barbarian invasions, conquer new frontiers, and compete against shrewd computer opponents.

  • Master the ”Arrival on Catan” introduction to unlock the Single-Player and Custom-Match modes for the basic “Arrival on Catan” scenario permanently.
  • Base Game Free-Matches against 2 other human players
  • Introduction-Match for Catan-Duel
  • Account creation and login bonus of 100 Gold and 2 Scrolls
  • Scrolls can be used to unlock expansions for a limited time and gaining full access to Auto-Match, Single-Player and Custom-Matches
  • More Scrolls can be unlocked by levelling up

  • Trade – build – settle – Become ruler over Catan!
  • Faithful to the original version of the board game “Catan”, as well as the card game “Catan – The Duel”
  • Create your own Avatar
  • Chat with other players
  • Form yourselves into guilds
  • Use your Catan Universe account to play via client or in the browser (further platforms in production)
  • Earn numerous achievements and unlocks
  • Get additional add-ons and game modes as in-app purchases
  • Get started really easily with the comprehensive tutorial

Before long, the Catan universe will be extended even further!

Features in development:

  • In future you will be able to play with just one Catan account on PC, Mac, iOS and Android devices, and compete against the entire worldwide Catan community on all supported platforms.
  • Compete in tournaments as guilds or for your own glory.
  • Prove your skills in numerous additional add-ons.

Catan Universe uses an in-game currency called Catan Gold for purchases available in the following configurations:

100 Catan Gold = 0,99$/€
400 Catan Gold = 3,99$/€
900 Catan Gold = 7,99$/€
1700 Catan Gold = 14,99$/€
3000 Catan Gold = 24,99$/€

The Catan base game, the Seafarers and Cities and Knights expansion are available for 500 Catan Gold each. Various bundles are available for a great value, e.g. the base game and both expansions for 1300 Catan Gold. Items like additional scrolls and XP booster are also available in various quantities starting at 40 Gold. Furthermore numerous customization options for both the game and the player avatar can be purchased for Catan Gold.

System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows 7 32-bit
    • Processor: 1.5Ghz Dual-Core Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Open GL 3.1+ Compliant
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: 720p, 16:9 recommended
    • OS: Windows 7 64-bit
    • Processor: 2.0Ghz Dual-Core Intel Core i5 or higher
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA Geforce 600 series with 2 GB memory or higher
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: 1080p, 16:9 recommended
    • OS: OS X Mavericks 10.9
    • Processor: 1.5 Ghz Dual-Core
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia 320M or higher, Radeon HD 2400or higher
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
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