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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.


What's new in this version

See https://www.ageofempires.com/support for additional game help. Patch Notes 1.3.21322 -Features: --Automatic File Transfer of scenarios and maps in the Multiplayer Lobby --UI now displays the amount of villagers working on each resource --Further unit AI improvements to reduce micromanagement --Options to toggle blood on/off --Bodies now darken on decay --Resolution settings can now be set in full screen or windowed mode --Language selection is now available in the pre-game options screen -General AI improvements --AI better at setting up economy on higher population limits --AI no longer building wonders on Conquest victory -Balance updates: --Bowman training time reduced from 30s to 26s --Slinger training time increased from 24s to 28s --Chariot Archers no longer do bonus Damage vs Priests --Scouts auto-attack --Scouts cost reduced from 100f to 80f --Cavalry, Heavy Cavalry, Cataphract +1 pierce armor --Choson Clubman/Axeman +5 HP --Sacrifice cost reduced from 600g to 400g --Sumerians lose Craftsmanship --Yamato Cavalry and Horse Archer cost -20% (instead of -25%) --Romans: Buildings cost -10% (instead of -15%) --Cataphract +20HP --Priests now auto-heal wounded units - Various other crash fixes and other minor fixes/improvements

Additional information

Published by

Microsoft Studios


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Developed by

Forgotten Empires

Release date


Approximate size

17.28 GB

Age rating

For ages 13 and up



This app can

Access your Internet connection
Generate code dynamically
Access your Internet connection and act as a server.
Access your home or work networks
Access to your Account’s username and picture


Install on a Windows 10 PC plus have access when you’re connected to your Microsoft account

Language supported

English (United States)

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