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The Settlers Preview: Ubisoft’s Reboot Stains the Settler Boot

The nearly 30-year-old franchise forgets what made it great

The Settlers Game 2022 review
Source: Epic Games Store.
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The game’s cheery visuals hide a bland game. Source: Ubisoft.

The Settlers matches are bizarre right from the start

Ubisoft Settlers game new 2022 resources
Source: Image captured by the author.

The Settlers forgets what made its games so special

Ubisoft Settlers game 2019 alpha
Screenshots from 2018’s The Settlers reveal look nothing like the game’s final form. Source: GameStar.

A shallow reboot and great sales don’t go together

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Antony Terence

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