Feudal Japan: New Cultural Settlement Expands Forge of Empires

The leading strategy game Forge of Empires has released its second Cultural Settlement. These settlements add to the content available and allow for more playable cultures on the journey through history. This time, players explore the Sengoku period of Feudal Japan and are tasked with leading a clan’s village to prosperity as the village’s Daimyo. In exchange for their help, players will receive rewards for their main city. Game Designers Micha and Kurt introduce the latest settlement in a video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2xPECAv7vo

“The Cultural Settlements allow players to experience and explore new cultures from history, even though the main game has already moved beyond these periods. Following the huge success of the Viking Cultural Settlement and our overall strategy, we are constantly working to provide new and exciting content. We look forward to feedback from players regarding this new settlement and cultures they would like to see in the future,” says Product Owner Stefan Walter.

A boat takes players to the new settlement, where clan leader Akechi Mitsuhide will guide players through the series of quests to ultimately gain the trust of the people and create a flourishing village. Like the Viking Cultural Settlement, the Feudal Japan is supplemented by a puzzle element, where obstacles are placed randomly on the map. Players will have to strategize in order to build around these obstacles and create a thriving village. New is the merchant, an unlockable, off-grid building that features three randomized offers per day. Players can choose to negotiate for the item or to dismiss the offer, which is then replaced by a new item offered the following day. The merchant serves as a good way to gather additional Cultural Goods. Playing through the Cultural Settlements allows for different rewards, depending on how quickly a player finishes it and on the number of times a player has previously completed the settlement. Completing the quest line within the specified time unlocks fragments for the Timeless Dojo, which yields coins, medals, goods, units and Forge points. 

The new Feudal Japan Cultural Settlement can be played at www.forgeofempires.com in browser and in the Forge of Empires mobile apps for iOS and Android.

About Forge of Empires
Since its release in 2012, Forge of Empires (www.forgeofempires.com) has been one of the world's most successful strategy games, with several million active players in over 30 markets. In Forge of Empires, players guide a village through the different epochs of human history - from the Stone Age to the distant future. Through skillful planning and tactics on the battlefield, they can expand their sphere of influence and create an impressive empire. Continuous content updates ensure several years of fun. You can switch between browser, iOS and Android devices at any time while playing.

About InnoGames
InnoGames is Germany’s leading developer and publisher of mobile and online games. The company based in Hamburg is best known for Forge of Empires, Elvenar and Tribal Wars. InnoGames’ first mobile title Warlords of Aternum is a fantasy turn-based strategy game. InnoGames’ complete portfolio encompasses seven live games and several mobile titles in production. Born as a hobby, InnoGames today has a team of 400 employees from more than 30 nations who share the passion of creating unique games that players across the globe enjoy for years.

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