London, United Kingdom– 24 July 2007– Ubisoft, one of the world's leading producers, publishers and distributors of interactive entertainment, today launched the official site for THE SETTLERS® - RISE OF AN EMPIRE, Blue Byte's sixth game in this popular strategic simulation series, will be released in September 2007.
Visit this exciting new site and find out all about this greatly anticipated game. Check out the web kit or download some desktop art or register to participate in the beta coming in August.
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide. The company has grown steadily through its strong and diversified lineup of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 21 countries and distributes its products in more than 50 countries around the globe. Ubisoft generated revenue of 547 million Euros for the 2005/2006 fiscal year and is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge PC and video game titles to consumers. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com
About the Ubisoft studio Blue Byte:
Blue Byte is one of the pioneers of the German gaming industry. The company was founded in 1988 and has since then focussed on the development of entertainment software. Blue Byte created two of the most famous series in the history of PC games in Germany: The Settlers® series and the Battle Isle™ saga. The Settlers - a highly acclaimed strategic simulation game - sold more than 5 million copies worldwide. In the summer of 2003, the series celebrated its 10th anniversary. Today, Blue Byte is a 100% subsidiary of Ubisoft and, as a development studio, produces the current games in the series The Settlers®. For more information, please visit www.bluebyte.de