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Support for Anno 2070:


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Please review the Third-Party Game Support topic to determine whether your question should be directed to the game developer or to Steam Support. Sending a support request to the wrong party may result in a delay in processing your request.


Retail CD-Keys for this game cannot be registered through Steam. If you wish to create a shortcut to this game under your Library, instructions can be found here:

Adding non-Steam games to your Library


Issues and Fixes


Secondary Installers

If you're encountering issues when launching or playing Anno 2070, make sure everything installed correctly.

Aside from verifying your game cache and checking your connection with Steam, you may also need to manually run secondary installers required by this game.

Exit Steam entirely.

Browse to your Anno 2070 installation folder (Usually C:\Program files\Steam\Steamapps\common\anno 2070\)

Run the following installers:

  • ...\Steamapps\common\anno 2070\install\DirectX\DXSETUP.exe
  • ...\Steamapps\common\anno 2070\install\vcredist\vcredist_x86.exe
  • ...\Steamapps\common\anno 2070\install\InstallTool.exe
  • ...\Steamapps\common\anno 2070\install\UbisoftGameLauncherInstaller.exe

Reboot your computer and test any issues again. If the issue persists, contact Anno 2070 support.


OS Specific Troubleshooting

If the above does not resolve the issue and you are running Windows 7 or Windows Vista, please complete the instructions in our Windows 7 and Vista Troubleshooting FAQ.

If you are running in Windows XP, take the following steps:

  1. Exit Steam.
  2. Go to the Start menu, select Run, type regedit and click OK.
  3. Navigate to the following registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\VALVE
  4. Right click and select Permissions
  5. Check the Allow boxes for Admin and System for both Full control and Read.


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