Catan: Legendary Strategy Game Available in the Windows Store
Article by George Norman
On 17 Dec 2013
If you’re a fan of the immensely popular “Settlers of Catan” board game and you have a PC or tablet powered by Windows 8.1, then I have some great news for you.

Catan, the highly addictive strategy game, is now available in the Windows Store. You can purchase it for the price of $3.49.


Every now and then I get together with friends and we play a nice game of Settlers of Catan. I have to say, the game is quite entertaining and highly addictive. I enjoy playing it a – a lot – and I am not the only one. There are countless others out there who are fascinated by this board game. All the game’s fans are going to love the news that comes next.

Microsoft recently announced that the Catan game (which is based on the Settlers of Catan board game) is available for purchase in the Windows Store for $3.49. This means that if you have a device powered by Windows 8.1, you can purchase Catan and enjoy a very entertaining strategy game on said device.

The Catan game for Windows 8.1 is true to the original board game: up to 4 players can compete one against another, you can build settlements and roads, you can trade with other players, you can claim much needed resources.

There are two extensions for the Settlers of Catan board game: Seafarers and Cities and Knights. These extensions are available for the Catan game for Windows 8.1 – they are available as in-app purchases.

Catan for Windows 8.1 – Main Features
  • Original "Settlers of Catan" rule set
  • Developed in collaboration with Catan designer Klaus Teuber
  • Multi-User game on one tablet with customized UI
  • 10 Smart computer opponents with individual strategies
  • 2 different graphic modes to choose from
  • Freely combinable game settings
  • Situation-related music and sound effects
  • Comprehensive Tutorial and Catan Almanac
  • English, German, and English are supported.
  • x86, x64, ARM processors are supported.

Get Catan for Windows 8,1 from Microsoft’s Windows Store here.

Please note that Catan is also available for Android, iPhone, iPad, and Kindle.

Tags: Microsoft, Windows Store, Catan, Settlers of Catan, game, app, Windows 8.1
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