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05-09-2019, 04:46 PM
how do I change the language in 1404 when I got german when I installed it?

05-10-2019, 03:49 PM
You can change in the Config folder in the engine file. You be looking for this in that file <LanguageTAG>eng</LanguageTAG>.

More likely that folder it is hidden. What OS are you running? First go in control panel.

On windows 7 click on "Folder Options", On windows 10 it will be "files explorer options" then you will click on View tab.

Then in the list you will see Hidden files & folders. Change it to show hidden files, folders, & drives. Apply & OK. .

Then windows 7 click on "C" drive Users / name / AppData / Roaming / Ubisoft / 1404 / Config / Engine.

On windows 10 it will be "C" drive Users / name / AppData / Roaming / Ubisoft / 1404 addon / Config / Engine.

10-09-2019, 09:39 AM
Hey sheryanne, were you able to update your in-game language settings, whether by using the steps provided by dmdilks or otherwise?

If not, let us know, and we'll be happy to assist further.

07-11-2020, 07:47 PM
hey all,

i have a question about a language pack. i have an original anno 1404 dvd. however i bought this a long time ago in germany. so i was wondering if i can download a eng0.rda or something like that to replace the ger0.rda file with.
when i first bought it, and found out that the german version doesnt have a language selection option, i found something online. however, i havent done things like that in a long time, and cant seem to find it now.

so if there is a language file somewhere, i would love to know. because after playing a bit of anno 1800 i felt nostalgic and wanted to play 1404 as well ;)

thanks in advance!


ps, is there a way to combine all my anno versions in my uplay library? i have 1404 on disc, and 1701 and 1503 on gog, and 1602, 2070, and 1800 on uplay. and i would love to combine them all in my uplay library!

07-12-2020, 02:01 PM
All you have to do is change the Language in the Config folder / Engine file from Ger to Eng.

To fine that first you will have to go control panel In the there click on file explorer / click on the tab view / the put a check mark in the show hidden filers and folders. (apply & save)

Then click on "C" drive / user / name / AppData / Roaming / Ubisoft / It will be in the Anno 1404 or Anno 1404addon folder / config / Engine /

You be looking for this line "<LanguageTAG>eng</LanguageTAG>" make sure you save it after you change it .

On the for games that you have you can't put them into the Uplay. But they just came out with Newer version of all for games.


07-13-2020, 09:39 AM
thanks for the reply!

i followed your instructions, but it doesn't work for me. my game is still in german. and after i launch the game, the line in the
engine file changes back to ger.

i think this is because i dont have english data in my "maindata" folder. there i only have data0.rda - data5.rda, patch1.rda - patch3.rda, and ger0.rda.
so if my install folder doesnt have a file named eng0.rda, i dont think the data is there at all, so changing my engine file wont have any effect.

07-13-2020, 04:34 PM


Here are the two files you need. The large one is for the main data and the small one is for the Addon data.

07-13-2020, 05:05 PM
works perfectly!!

thank you very very much! i always liked this version of anno a lot!

07-13-2020, 05:35 PM
I have a profile that is almost complete if you want it I got from some body years ago.


07-13-2020, 05:39 PM
Plus like I said they remade them and I use a Mod on the game. The guy that did the Mod for the 1404 just did one for the new 1404 too.

09-11-2020, 08:35 PM
Does Anno HE available at Russian language (text and audio)? There is no information at the UBI store.
original 1404 and 1701 (inc. Sunken Dragon) were available at Russian.

09-17-2020, 02:40 PM
Hello WingDog, welcome to the forum.

Which Anno HE game would you like to play with the Russian language? Let me know and I will do my best to find out for you.

09-17-2020, 04:58 PM
Hello Ubi-Milky.
I would like to play all bundle of History Edition with the Russian language, but espessially Anno 1404 and 1701.

09-24-2020, 06:46 PM
Thank you for confirming, and apologies for the delay.

The History Collection doesn't list languages as each game supports them differently.

I was able to gather a list for you here -

Anno 1701 HE: No
Support article: https://support.ubisoft.com/faqs/55015/170184477

Anno 1602 HE: No
Support article: https://support.ubisoft.com/faqs/55014/896450606

Anno 1503 HE: No
Support article: https://support.ubisoft.com/faqs/55013/286255035

Anno 1404 HE: Yes
Support article: https://support.ubisoft.com/faqs/55012/296194507

As you can see, Anno 1404 HE is the only one that supports Russian in any way.

I'm sorry to be the bearer of bad news, I hope you can still enjoy them all!

09-25-2020, 06:23 AM
Thank you, Ubi-Raziel!

01-26-2021, 09:39 PM
I'm here in 2020 with my old anno 1404 cd rom and really wanted to play in english, so thanks a lot.

02-02-2021, 08:08 PM
I'm here in 2020 with my old anno 1404 cd rom and really wanted to play in english, so thanks a lot.

Hey, that's great news :)

Feel free to post here if you run into any issues, and we'll do our best to help.

Bye for now!