Kalypso Media have launched the official website for Port Royal 3: Pirates and Merchants, their upcoming multi-platform 17th century empire building game!
In Port Royale 3: Pirates and Merchants, players can embark on an epic single player adventure through the Caribbean during the 17th Century where the powers of Spain, England, France and the Netherlands fight for supremacy in the colonies. As a new, young captain, its up to you to build a fortune and reputation in the new world, whether you follow the path of an adventurer or trader is up to you." frameborder="0" allowfullscreen>Becoming an adventurer will lead you to naval conquest, where you must gain notoriety through raids, piracy, bounty hunting, plundering and even conquering cities as you strive to build a Caribbean empire. Or there's the more strategic route of the trader; allowing you to use your economic know-how to become a powerful tycoon in the New World by setting up trade routes, building production facilities and developing cities.
Or! You've got free-play mode that allows the player to combine both paths for a unique and challenging scenario that has no end to the wealth and power you can amass. In addition to the single player modes, there is also a robust multiplayer mode that allows players to go head-to-head using commercial, economic and conquest simulations for fast-paced gameplay.
Port Royale 3: Pirates and Merchants is scheduled for a release September 7th for Windows, Xbox 360 and PS3.