8 long years after the catastrophe (called Settlers 7 : Paths to a Kingdom) hit the land of the Settlers, they were forced to abandon their lands and wander off in search of new lands. The New World is the promised new land, but it also comes with countless new challenges. Will the settlers be able to brave them? Or will they be engulfed in the catastrophe that had hit their homeland? That’s for the player to decide.
25 years after the debut of The Settlers, the legendary build-up strategy series returns. Forced to leave their homelands after a devastating earthquake of mysterious origins, the Settlers set sail towards the unknown in the hopes of finding a new home. Not only will they face countless new challenges, they will also become part of an ancient mystery that will change their lives forever.