The Settlers Online – Closed Beta is a Go

Settlers fans, time to check your inboxes as the closed beta phase of The Settlers Online is a Go. The Settlers Online is the free-to-play browser-based version of the popular pc game series The Settlers by Ubisoft. The Settlers Online promises to combine all of the important aspects of the the Settlers games and will most probably released in 2012.
In The Settlers Online you start with a small settlement which is completely undeveloped and uninhabited at the beginning. By constructing a variety of different buildings, you slowly turn your modest village into a thriving city. The more you build, the more settlers that are able to live in your settlement.
To make your citizens happy, you should build as many different buildings as possible and create working production chains to ensure an endless stock of resources. There is also the possibility to expand your empire by attacking other players with military force, and claiming their resources and land as your own.
In order to be able to defend your settlement from the attacks of jealous opponents, it is recommend to form alliances with friendly players. That way you have a better chance of flanking settlements and conquering more and more territories. In The Settlers Online, it is very important to continuously expand, and claim more land as your own.
Those interested can go ahead and register for the beta at the game’s official website.