age of empires definitive edition

Age of Empires: Definitive Edition Launches 20th February

When we set out to create the Definitive Edition of the original Age of Empires, our goal was to deliver the best possible version of this classic, from a top notch audio-visual presentation to multiplayer to core game systems. Everything needed to be as good as you remembered it (or better!) to deliver a compelling RTS experience 20 years after its original release. …and that took us a bit longer than we’d originally planned. But, it was important for the team to treat the Age of Empires franchise with the respect it deserves, so we took the time we needed to get features like attack-move and the improved minimap exactly right, and even added things like an in-game tech tree (how did we survive 1997 without that?) that we hope fans will love. And now I’m happy to announce that Age o...

The Original Age Of Empires Is Getting A 4K Remastered Definitive Edition

Age of Empires is a name that doesn’t need any introductions. In fact, for many of us, this game was an introduction to the RTS genre where we could spend hours building empires and razing the enemies to the ground. And it’s back, in glorious 4K graphics. Adam Isgreen, the creative director of Microsoft Studios announced on the PC Gaming Show during E3 2017 that a remastered version of the 1997’s RTS gem is in the works. It includes remastered 4K graphics and soundtrack, improved gameplay and physics, and new zoom levels. The game’s beta sign ups are open on the official website, and you can check out a screenshot comparing the remastered graphics with the original below: Register with us for the best in gaming, and join us for video game discussions on our forums.

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