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New countries added to early access

CATANSkylerCATANSkyler Administrator Posts: 45 Admin
edited October 2020 in News & Announcements

Greetings Explorer!

We’re very excited to share that the CATAN – World Explorers is now available for early access in these countries:

  • Australia
  • Singapore
  • Denmark

Welcome new players! We’d love to hear from you; join the conversation on the community forum to discuss gameplay with fellow explorers and share your feedback with the CATAN team. Check out our Welcome post for tips on how to get started.

The current CATAN season runs from September 22nd, 1pm PST to October 20th, 1pm PST. Best of luck!

- The CATAN – World Explorers Team

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  • DoraDora Member Posts: 255 ✭✭✭

    Ahhh, there’s the rest of our usual beta team. Welcome onboard Aussie and Singapore!

  • SmartGeniusSmartGenius Member Posts: 3 ✭✭

    What about adding a LatAm country?

    I can even help with spanish translations if needed 😁

  • AjanHukkaAjanHukka Member Posts: 602 ✭✭✭✭

    Finland would be nice. 👍

  • CATANSkylerCATANSkyler Administrator Posts: 45 Admin

    CATAN - World Explorers is now available in Denmark!

  • MiraggenMiraggen Member Posts: 77 ✭✭✭

    Looking forward to launching in Brazil! CatanWE will be my favorite game!

  • DemonjaegerDemonjaeger Member Posts: 1 ✭✭

    Lol Denmark but not Sweden

  • ConioConio Member Posts: 2 ✭✭


  • JopesonJopeson Member Posts: 2

    When will a Danish translation be ready?

  • AjanHukkaAjanHukka Member Posts: 602 ✭✭✭✭

    Are you expecting such? I think it will probably be available only with big languages.

  • JopesonJopeson Member Posts: 2

    I was hoping such

  • pratiknmehtapratiknmehta Member Posts: 1

    Is there any particular roadmap to the launch? Will it sync with the portals in ingress? Right now it doesn't show anything.

  • ADAhelsingorADAhelsingor Member Posts: 8 ✭✭


  • DraganDragan Member Posts: 3 ✭✭

    Hi. I was wondering when you will add new countries. 3 countries every 2 months it will take years to open the game widely. At least please communicate...

  • MiraggenMiraggen Member Posts: 77 ✭✭✭

    @Dragan @CATANdominik

    I also look forward to testing the game and helping with feedback.

  • VaceVace Member Posts: 1 ✭✭

    So, no more new countries?

  • LexfireLexfire Member Posts: 1

    Hello ! When it will be available to play in France ? I really want to play it ! So exciting !!

    As a ingress, pokego & wizard unite player, this one looks really good ! I got the .APK of the game 1.35.7, but cannot place the gameboard anymore at lv 3! And of course, there is no portals !

    Thank you.

    Kind regards @CATANSkyler

  • AjanHukkaAjanHukka Member Posts: 602 ✭✭✭✭

    Ah, this question is a classic. 😅 They probably don’t know exact timeframe as they still have some bugs to fix and features to finalize.

    It would still be very nice to hear an approximate roadmap on feature level, what is still left before release?

  • GrogyanGrogyan Member Posts: 609 ✭✭✭✭

    @Lexfire the latest 1.41 update has shown that the game has had a lot of polish added.

    Suggests that the worldwide launch is coming in May or early June.

    This is disappointing, as the game is marketed as a strategy game.

    What is currently implemented is a farming game. Which although will appeal to people who like those games, won't appeal to those who like different strategies that are present in the board game.

    Many of us are hoping, beyond hope, that this will change prior to launch. However this is looking increasingly unlikely.

  • GandalfTheWhiteGandalfTheWhite Member Posts: 135 ✭✭✭
    edited April 24

    @Grogyan I disagree, I think there are strategies involved. Everyone will play differently, and develop a strategy to maximise gold, vp, etc.

    My biggest problem is the lack of any kind of joint strategy. There is a lot of scope, but right now there is little opportunity to collaborate. This is needed to make it more interesting, otherwise, as someone put it, it becomes a "driving and dice-throwing game" which is not strategic.

    We are a group of four of us, and we have come up with some pretty awesome strategies to maximise benefits. With a whole town, we could make a local faction unbeatable like this, I reckon.

    The new faction chat per region in 1.41.3 may be really useful with smaller regions.

  • GrogyanGrogyan Member Posts: 609 ✭✭✭✭

    @GandalfTheWhite yes there are "strategies" for maximising output.

    So does all farming and strategy games.

    What differentiates the two genres IMO, is what the meta game is.

    The board game,






    Which the ARG does not have, so it falls back to just farming.

    Which will appeal to some who like sort of gameplay.

    Just not me.

  • sylfissylfis Member Posts: 1 ✭✭

    Thanks for adding Japan to the list!

  • AshokaMaurya1AshokaMaurya1 Member Posts: 41 ✭✭

    @sylfis Japan gets the game? Are u sure?

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