Ubi Soft buy Blue Byte
Ubi Soft takes over Blue Byte, one of the largest German game manufacturers. Blue byte was best known for its 'Battle Isle' saga and the 'Settlers' series.
Ubi Soft has thus secured the rights to the game 'The Settlers', the third part of which is in Germany has been sold over 700,000 times. The successor 'The Settlers IV' has been announced for February 15th. According to Ubi Soft, the Siedler series and Battle Isle will also be implemented for other platforms in the future, such as Sony's Playstation 2. The price for the takeover is not yet known.