The Settlers: Rise of an Empire - History Edition
This page is for the updated re-release. For the 2007 original game, see The Settlers: Rise of an Empire.
|Ubisoft Blue Byte|
|Windows||November 15, 2018|
|Monetization||One-time game purchase, Subscription gaming service|
|Controls||Multiple select, Point and select|
This is an enhanced re-release of the 2007 building RTS The Settlers: Rise of an Empire which includes The Settlers: Rise of an Empire and the Eastern Realm expansion pack, with the only real change compared to the original being the usage of Ubisoft's multiplayer backend.
The History Edition was released on 15 November 2018 alongside other History Editions in the franchise. It replaced the Steam SKU of the original version upon launch.
The game comes with the same issues on graphics cards with 2 GB of VRAM or more that were already present in the original release.
|Green Man Gaming|
|Ubisoft Store||Included with Ubisoft+.|
|One-time game purchase||The game requires an upfront purchase to access.|
|Subscription gaming service||Available via Ubisoft+.|
Configuration file(s) location
Save game data location
|Keyboard and mouse||State||Notes|
|Mouse input in menus|
|Mouse Y-axis inversion|
|Separate volume controls|
|Mute on focus lost|
|Royalty free audio|
|Operating system (OS)||7 SP1||8.1, 10|
|System memory (RAM)||2 GB||4 GB|
|Hard disk drive (HDD)||8 GB|
|Video card (GPU)|| 256 MB of VRAM |
DirectX 11 compatible
Shader model 4.0 support
- A 64-bit system is required.
- File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in
~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/965310/in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (965310) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.
- gog.com - last accessed on 28 May 2023
- Cloud save support for games available on Ubisoft+ - last accessed on 2021-09-18