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Catan

Rating Summary

Based on 11 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

61

Top Critic Average

27%

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Based on 11 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchJun 20, 2019

Developers: Asmodee Digital, Exozet Berlin GmbH

Publisher: USC Games

The island of Catan is an uninhabited land rich in resources for you to settle. Build settlements, roads and cities strategically to gain supremacy on Catan! Some resources you have in abundance, other resources are scarce. Trade resources wisely and skillfully to stack the odds in your favour and become the greatest settler of Catan!
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CATAN on Nintendo Switch - Launch Trailer

Nothing here will blow you away, and there are better digital implementations out there. It does just enough to get the job done. As we’ve seen with many releases on Switch, that’s usually enough for most people.

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Catan is a classic and being able to play it on the go is a gift.

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If the success of Catan as a board game is more to prove, concerning this adaptation in video games, an absence is an aberration: the lack of a local multiplayer game mode. If, perhaps, the big fans of the board game will find their account between two parties in real life, it seems nevertheless that the designers of this version Switch has missed the main interest of the game.

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While Catan is a faithful adaptation of the beloved board game, it doesn't quite deliver on the Switch's potential for tabletop gaming.

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