Catan Classic

In-app purchases
2.7
27.8K reviews
500K+
Downloads
Content rating
Everyone
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About this game

Play the legendary strategy game ... anytime, anywhere.
Play true to the original board game rules, compete with up to four players for the most settlements, the longest roads and the largest army. Trade important resources, build roads and cities, settle the island and become Lord of Catan!
Prove your strategy skills by challenging other Catan fans online via cross-platform multiplayer, or take on the AI with various computer opponents, each with their own individual characteristics.
Become Harbormaster, discover new islands, invest new trade goods and defeat the barbarians, vanquish dragons or build a canal with the additional expansions.

Basic game features:
- Play according to the original board game rules
- Synchronous online multiplayer
- Smart computer opponents with individual strategies
- Comprehensive tutorial
- The Seafarers and Cities & Knights LITE: Test the expansions in selected scenarios.
- Available languages: English, German, French, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese

Available expansions (in-app purchases):
- The Seafarers: Play your way through the elaborate campaign made up of 16 diverse scenarios and sail your ships to new shores.
- Cities & Knights: Protect Catan from the barbarian invasion. New gameplay mechanics add even more variety to Catan.
- The new scenarios: Vanquish dragons or build a canal with the "Enchanted Land" and "The Great Canal" scenarios.
- The Islands: Discover uncharted lands with a collection of unofficial multi-island scenarios.
- All-expansions set

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Catan FAQ:

Question: Why do I have to download additional files after purchasing?
Answer: The download from Google play includes the basic game data and a tool that will determine your device’s display resolution and then download the optimal graphics data for your device.

Question: Which Android security permissions does Catan need and why?
Answer: “Storage” to write data to the SD or move the game data, “Network communication” to download game data and access the In App Store and “system tools” to check if Catan is already running to resume a game.

Question: I bought one of the expansions but after an update, reinstallation of Catan or after restoring my phone the expansion seems gone?
Answer: Don’t worry; your initial purchase is already saved in your Google account. However for technical reasons you might have to select “Buy” again. Confirm and a message will tell you that you’ve already purchased it. You will NOT be billed twice!

Question: I lost my campaign progress after reinstalling, updating from or when restoring my phone. Is there any way to restore it?
Answer: Savegames from old versions can usually be restored automatically. For all other cases we’ve integrated a cheat code: Enter campaign mode and go to select player. Enter „CatanWarp*“ (* = 1–15, e.g "CatanWarp5") as your player name and confirm. Exit the game via the home button. Enter your phone’s settings menu. Select applications/manage applications/Catan/ and then “Force Stop”. Restart Catan. The campaign can now be continued from the specified level number by selecting “New scenario *”.
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Mail to android@usm.de
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Updated on
Oct 5, 2021

Data safety

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Data is encrypted in transit
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2.7
27.8K reviews
Bijay Shrestha
November 29, 2022
The graphics and mechanics of the game is nice (very few bugs) but the game itself is very frustrating if you play with the AI. The AI cheats horribly. The dice outcomes is always in the favor of the bots. For an example, I had a case, where the AI had put the robber in my tile at 11. As soon as that happened, dice rolled to 11 three times in a row (which is statistically so unlikely). Before that I rarely got 11. At first I thought it was just an one off game, but it happens almost every game.
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Stephen Phillips
September 21, 2022
It's a great game, but the app is horrible. It crashes regularly. It doesnt save settings either, so if you close the app and come back to it later (not immediately reopening after it crashes) you have to reset all your settings. I have to turn off sounds, retype my name, and reset my player preferences. It's not a huge deal, but it's annoying to have to deal with every time I open the app.
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M. Christian-Budd
August 28, 2022
I play solo against the AI on a 7" tablet, and much prefer Catan Classic over the newer Catan Universe. Board and controls are easier to see and work with. Catan Classic is my go-to game on a weekend morning; loads of replay value. The only improvement I'd suggest would be more "undo" options, as it's easy to mis-click and want to correct your choice. I sometimes get around this by closing and reopening the game.
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What's new

Dear Catanians, Catan Classic 4.7.6 includes the following changes
- Optimizations for Android 12
- Adjustments for new Google Play Store requirements
- Various smaller tweaks and optimizations