Bluebyte heeft een patch voor Settlers 3 in elkaar geknutseld die naast een paar bugfixes ook een paar nieuwe features toevoegt:
Blue Byte announced the release of a new Settlers III patch. Patch version 1.25 adds a number of bug fixes and some new features to the game.
Bug fixes include improved scrolling under the Windows NT operating system, Settlers III can now be played without the WININET.DLL file - updates may be performed manually, the interval between leaving the Settlers III Server and immediately logging on again has been reduced, the ‘You have won!/You have lost!‘ messages are now deactivated in games without opponents, and problems with large fonts in the online Lobby have been fixed.
New features introduced in the 1.25 patch include: active units are now displayed in the menu, the ‘Distribution of Goods‘ menus may now be selected directly from the current building, new Lobby server messages keep users up to date on logon events, more tooltips for Multiplayer Mode added, new chat commands are available in the Online Lobby, the initial Lobby Server logon automatically invokes the ‘Create Player‘ dialogue and additional messages notify players in case the swap file is not large enough.