Anno 1404

The fourth installment of the famous strategy game series, released in Juni 2009. The game is also known as Dawn of Discovery.

Application Details:

Developer: Related Designs Software GmbH

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For more details and user comments, view the versions of this application

VersionDescriptionLatest RatingLatest Wine version testedTest resultsComments
2.00.5008 (Venice)Addon, called: VeniceGold3.770
2.01.5010 (Venice)Addon, called: Venice with it's first official patchGold1.5.21424
4.00.4253 (Venice)The Venice expansion using the Ubisoft Connect version.Garbage9.210
DemoDemo version of the game, published approximately one week before the full version.Garbage1.1.3891
Gold - VersionThe DRM free version sold by Includes the Venice expansion.Gold6.1462

In order to get the game working you must enable DirectX 9 instead of DirectX 10:

  • Locate the Engine.ini file (drive_c/Program Files/Ubisoft/Related Designs/ANNO 1404/ or drive_c/users/%username%/Application\ Data/Ubisoft/Anno1404/Config/ )
  • Edit or add a key named DirectXVersion and set the value to 9
  • The file should look similar to this:

The game should run flawlessly then...