Age of Empires, the pivotal RTS that launched a 20-year legacy returns in definitive form for Windows 10 PCs. Bringing together all of the officially released content with modernized gameplay, all-new visuals and a host of other new features, Age of Empires: Definitive Edition is the complete RTS package. Engage in over 40 hours of updated campaign content with new narration and pacing, jump online in up to 8-player battles with new competitive features and modes, experience 4K HD visuals with overhauled animations, get creative with the scenario builder and share your creations. There’s never been a better time to jump in to Age of Empires. Welcome back to history. * Requires a free Xbox Live account.
Welcome back to history
Experience an epic game of empire-building and conquest
Relive history with remastered graphics and sound
Build your empires and prepare for battle
What's new in this version
See https://www.ageofempires.com/support for additional game help. Patch Notes 1.3.22960 -Features & Improvements --Elo and ranked game mode added --Global Queue added (ability to see all currently queued techs and units on HUD) --Tech Tree loads faster --Roll-over help no longer slows down performance on lower-end machines --Maximum zoom level increased in Multiplayer matches --Egyptian houses now have a unique skin in the Tool Age --Elephant archer death animation fixed --New Achievements --Various other small bug fixes, performance, and stability improvements -AI Improvements --AI now selects more effective strategies on higher difficulty levels --AI soldiers will now always actively try to defend their town against attacks --AI villagers may now decide to fight back against attackers or flee --Fixed an issue where the AI would build excessive amounts of storage pits --Fixed an issue where the AI would not immediately task an available villager to construct a foundation --AI is now more aggressive on Deathmatch type games --Elephants now properly chase villagers when attacked under all circumstances --Scouts now only auto-attack if they've been tasked to attack or when attacked by a non-gaia unit