London, UK – March 27, 2012 – Today, Ubisoft® announced that a retail starter pack for The Settlers Online®, the browser based free-to-play strategy game set in the Settlers Universe, will be available across retail channels from 29th March, 2012.
The Settlers Online Starter Pack will include in-game currency (2500 gems), buildings providing you with infinite resources, and an exclusive battle hardened general to help lead your armies to victory.
To celebrate Easter, an all-new in-game event will commence 29 th March, bringing new quests, adventures, special buildings, a new general and a Raving Rabbid statue! During the event, players will need to search for Easter Eggs, the event currency, which will allow them to purchase in-game items.
Developed by Ubisoft Blue Byte, The Settlers Online combines the popular gameplay elements of The Settlers franchise with brand new features suited to a persistent, web-based browser game. Players are able to settle a new city and join thousands of gamers already online to create or join guilds, trade resources and acquire and exchange bonuses to help each other out along the way to building a mighty kingdom.
In the UK, the Starter Pack will be available exclusively from the Ubishop for £11.99: http://shop.ubi.com/settlersonline
For more information about The Settlers Online, please visit: www.thesettlersonline.com
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