Anno 1800 game audio Asbjoern Andersen


The environment sounds in Ubisoft's city-builder Anno 1800 are hugely atmospheric, and in a just-released podcast episode, Audio Director Stefan Randelshofer and Lead Audio Designer Tino Schleinitz take you behind the scenes on the sound design for the game:

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Ubisoft’s official introduction:

From distant church bells and bustling factories to winding rivers and busy zoos, how do the sounds of a city-builder game adapt as you zoom the camera in and out or skip from one part of the map to the other? Members of the audio team at Ubisoft Düsseldorf talk about how they developed a brand-new environment sound system for Anno 1800 to address these challenges. Featuring Audio Director Stefan Randelshofer and Lead Audio Designer Tino Schleinitz.

Listen to the story behind the sound for Anno 1800 below:


Watch the trailer for Anno 1800 below:

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Watch 40 minutes of in-game footage from the game below:

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