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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Mostly Negative (747) - 39% of the 747 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Apr 25, 2017

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May 16

Catan Universe 1.4.5 Update 05.16.2018

New Features:

● (Rivals) Basic turn timer for Rivals which kicks players from the match when it
runs out to penalize stalling
● (Rivals) Consistent system to show currently played Event & Action cards (notifications are also displayed longer now)
● (Rivals) Users can now click on draw stacks to draw in all situations (dragging
still only works when drawing a single card)
● (Rivals/Mobile) Automatic camera movement when drag & dropping a card to the
screen edges
● (Rivals) Almanac extended
● Added badges for treasure chests (Hint: No badge is displayed if the player needs to choose resources found in the treasure, in this case the trade/selection menu is displayed)
● Optimized error handling when a multiplayer game is corrupted during initialization, e.g. when a player disconnects while loading. In these cases, players are moved back to the main menu (also doesn’t decrease ELO & Karma, and doesn’t increase experience level)
● (Mobile) Added notifications if a game session is closed and the user is kicked to main menu while app is closed / minimized
● Dozens of new loading screen hints

Fixed issues

● Complete kick timer stability overhaul
• Offline Mode available again
● Many multiplayer session bugs fixed and systems optimized
● Reworked the longest road calculation to fix a counting bug with circular roads
● Users couldn’t re-enter their very own name in “Arrival on Catan”
● Guild request were not shown (instead infinite loading circle)
● ‘Arrival on Catan’ rewards didn’t activate in certain cases
● Game session was closed if player lost game (could not view the statistics)
● Some users could not create custom matches in certain cases
● Fixed trade-board flickering
● Fixed scenario info overlay in multiplayer games not being shown
● Removed double scenario info in almanac
● Chat input fields are now limited to 512 characters
● Fixed Avatar and game table overlapping when switching between categories in player profile
● Fixed starting a tutorial while being neither logged in nor a guest could result in an infinite
loading screen
● Cities & Knights) Fixed Medicine card and turn timer edge case could cause a match to be

● (Cities & Knights) Fixed ‘progress card’ tooltip
● (Cities & Knights) The AI should no longer give commodities away which are still

● (Mobile) Fixed keyboard opened automatically when entering in game chat
● (Mobile) Fixed display of wrong Viking tooltip when entering a category in the player profile
● (Mobile) Removed cancel button from merchant fleet screen
● (Mobile) Fixed rare custom match lobby corruption error
○ If lobby creator leaves the lobby
○ for the creator himself, if (s)he re-opens the lobby
● (Mobile) Chatting (opened virtual keyboard) on mobile devices could trigger the kick timer
● (Mobile) The application could crash after resuming it from minimized state

● (WebGL/Browser) Fixed cursor issues when email tab was selected in login.

● and many more
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May 15

Catan Universe 1.4.5 will be released on May 16th!

Hi Catanians,

Version 1.4.5 of Catan Universe will be rolled out May 16th 11 AM [CEST]. Servers will go into maintenance mode for about 2 hours to ensure a smooth roll out.

Please note that the update may take some time to get distributed to your countries Appstore. The Steam and Browser Version of Catan Universe 1.4.5 will be available right away.

We are very excited for you to get your hands on CU 1.4.5. The version includes lots and lots of fixes and it will bring a turn timer to Catan Rivals.
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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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