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Revision as of 03:33, 15 February 2018

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The Settlers IV
The Settlers IV cover
Developers
Blue Byte Software
Release dates
Windows February 15, 2001
The Settlers IV on Wikipedia
The Settlers 1994
The Settlers II: Veni, Vidi, Vici 1996
The Settlers III 1998
The Settlers IV 2001
The Settlers: Heritage of Kings 2004
The Settlers II: 10th Anniversary 2006
The Settlers: Rise of an Empire 2007
Die Siedler: Aufbruch der Kulturen 2008
The Settlers 7: Paths to a Kingdom 2010
The Settlers Online 2012
The Settlers: Heritage of Kings - History Edition 2018
The Settlers: Rise of an Empire - History Edition 2018
The Settlers 7: History Edition 2018
The Settlers (2020) TBA

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Gold Edition - includes expansions: Mission CD and The Trojans and the Elixir of Power
Windows

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Mission CD
Windows
The Trojans and the Elixir of Power
Windows
Die Neue Welt Available only in German language
Windows
Community Pack: Historische Schlachten Available only in German language
Windows

Essential improvements

Patches

  • 2.50.1516a is the latest retail patch. Applies to all language versions. This patch does not remove the CD protection.

Skip intro videos

Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Video\
  2. Delete or rename BB_logo.bik,S4.bik and UbiSoft_Logo.bik

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

Template:Game data/row
System Location

Save game data location

Template:Game data/row
System Location

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video settings

Input settings

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
8
Online play
8 Official multiplayer service has been shut down.

Issues unresolved

Retail version compatibility problems

Many bugs, glitches and crashes in every OS higher than Windows XP. Only the GOG.com version has better support.[citation needed]

Other information

API

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95b, 98, 2000, ME, NT 4.0
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 200 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 250 MB
Video card (GPU) Resolution of at least 800x600
4 MB of VRAM

References