The Settlers Online surpasses 1.5 million players as European beta launches

Tuesday, 10 January 2012 17:54 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Ubisoft has announced its browser-based free-to-play strategy, The Settlers Online, has garnered over 1.5 million players since its initial release in Germany, Russia and the US. The firm also announced the European open beta starts today for the Blue Byte-developed title. Known as Castle Empire, you can sign up to play through here. Check out shots from the game below.