The Settlers III: History Edition

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This page is for the updated re-release. For the 1998 original game, see The Settlers III.

The Settlers III: History Edition
The Settlers III: History Edition cover
Developers
Ubisoft Düsseldorf
Publishers
Ubisoft
Release dates
Windows November 15, 2018
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view, Isometric
Controls Point and select, Multiple select
Genres Building, RTS
Art styles Cartoon
Themes Asia, Classical, Egypt, Fantasy
Series The Settlers
The Settlers III: History Edition on MobyGames
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 - History Edition 2018
The Settlers II: Veni, Vidi, Vici - History Edition 2018
The Settlers III: History Edition 2018
The Settlers IV - History Edition 2018
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

This is an enhanced re-release of the 1998 building RTS The Settlers III which includes The Settlers III, the Mission CD, and the Quest of the Amazons expansion pack, with widescreen and multi-monitor support, as well as a multiplayer backend on Ubisoft's servers.

The History Edition was released on 15 November 2018 alongside other History Editions in the franchise, and is an Ubisoft Connect exclusive.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Ubisoft Store
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Included with Ubisoft+.
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\TheSettlers3\config.json

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\TheSettlers3\SAVE

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Ubisoft Connect
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Video[edit]

External settings application
External settings application

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
X- and Y-axis inversion applies only to scrolling.
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound effects and music.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Polish
Fan translation based on original Polish version.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Removed in this edition.
Online play

Connection types

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Shader Model support 4.0
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Multiplayer Ubisoft Connect

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8.1, 10
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 15 GB
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM

References