The 5-6 Player Expansion for The Seafarers of Catan allows you to add 1-2 more opponents without sacrificing ease of play. Catan: Seafarers 5-6 Player Extension allows for 5-6 players to play Catan: Seafarers.The game is currently on its 4th edition in English by Mayfair Games.. On the Box Edit. It's less expensive because it's just an extension. This extension is not a cheap way to buy the full base game Catan. Each game brings you to new seas and new lands. Settlers of Catan) which they received the previous Christmas (2010). 1. In Catan: Seafarers you control a group of bold seafaring settlers exploring and taming the wild, uncharted Isles of Catan. Settlers of Catan - The Catan Extension Pack includes everything needed to play the Catan 5/6 Player Extension In the Catan: 5-6 Player Extension you control a group of settlers exploring and taming the uncharted lands of Catan. For the 5th edition, the makers of this game ***refreshed the art*** of the hexes and the cards. Whereas Seafarers and Cities and Knights were full-fledged expansions that added a whole new layer on top of the base game, T&B opted to be a modular expansion instead, being comprised of five different variants rather than one all-inclusive scenario. You might even discover the precious gold fields (a very valuable new terrain). You ***need the base game*** for this. Now five to six players can sail into the uncharted and explore and settle the mysterious islands near Catan! Try one of ten new exciting scenarios! Add 1-2 more friends or family without sacrificing ease of play. When Traders and Barbarians came out, it changed up the Catan expansion formula. Designed for 5-6 players, it adds even more drama to the award-winning game of seafaring, exploration, and trade. Note, you do need to have the main game and should not buy Seafarers if you don't possess Settlers. Catan: Seafarers Scenario – Legend of the Sea Robbers includes four new linked scenarios that tell the "Legend of the Sea Robber" to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Catan: Seafarers. Embark on a quest to settle the rich island, competing against more opponents for added fun. You need The Settlers of Catan, Catan: Seafarers, and The Settlers of Catan 5-6 Player Extension in order to play this game!. However, it does work in a functional sense, but may bother/distract some people. From the 3rd edition packaging: Ahoy! I bought this for Christmas for my husband and two young sons as an extension to the main game (i.e. 2.