Anno 1602: Creation of a New World

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Anno 1602: Creation of a New World
Anno 1602: Creation of a New World cover
Developers
Max Design
Publishers
Sunflowers Interactive Entertainment Software
Infogrames
North America GT Interactive
Release dates
Windows September 24, 1998
Taxonomy
Monetization Expansion pack
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view, Isometric
Controls Multiple select, Point and select
Genres Building, RTS
Series Anno
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Anno 1602: Creation of a New World on IGDB
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Anno 1602: Creation of a New World on Wikipedia
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Anno 1602: Creation of a New World is a singleplayer and multiplayer bird's-eye view and isometric building and RTS game in the Anno series.

Key points

Also called 1602 A.D in North America and Australian territories.

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Official game site
Anno 1602 Wiki (German only)

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
All 1602 A.D. copies include the "New Islands, New Adventures" expansion.
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Includes the "New Islands, New Adventures" expansion.[1]
Windows
Ubisoft Store (unavailable)
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Windows

Demo[edit]

German demo can be downloaded here.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
New Islands, New Adventures
Windows
By Royal Command[2]
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\SAVEGAME[Note 1]
<path-to-game>\Game.dat
Game.dat stores campaign progress.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Ubisoft Connect

Video[edit]

External options menu.
External options menu.

Input[edit]

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

Audio[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Retail version only.
Polish
Spanish
Retail version only.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
4 Versus
Online play
2 Versus

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Peer-to-peer
Self-hosting
Direct IP

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DirectDraw 6
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Smacker

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 100 MHz
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 120 MB
Video card (GPU) 2 MB of VRAM
DirectX 6 compatible

Notes

  1. When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References