The Settlers III

Alternative title(s)Die Siedler III (G)
Antiquity gameEAG
ReleaseNov 20, 1998
PublisherBlue Byte
DeveloperBlue Byte
ModeSingle-player, multiplayer
GenreCity-builder; strategy game; empire-building
SettingThe player plays as either the Romans, Egyptians or Asians
Notable charactersBJupiter, HeliosDLC, PerseusDLC, MedusaDLC, PenthesileaDLC
DLCMission CD (1999); Quest of the Amazons (1999)

In June 2000, the base game, the Mission CD and Quest of the Amazons DLCs were released as The Settlers III: Gold Edition or The Settlers III: Ultimate Collection (NA).

In November 2018, The Settlers III: Gold Edition was re-released as The Settlers III: History Edition, with enhanced graphics and additional features. This History Edition is also a part of The Settlers: History Collection (Nov 2018).


Schwarz, A. (2010). ‘Siegen ist erst der Anfang, oder: Was kommt nach der Annäherung an die Geschichte im Computerspiel?’ in A. Schwarz (ed.), « Wollten Sie auch immer schon einmal pestverseuchte Kühe auf Ihre Gegner werfen? » Eine fachwissenschaftliche Annäherung an Geschichte im Computerspiel. Münster: Lit, 263-275.

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Thanks to

David Serrano Lozano

Jordy Orellana F.

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