Microsoft continues its roll with its nearly 25-year-old RTS with a new expansion. Age of Empires II. After the release of the families of India Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition Last year, The Return of Rome expansion dropped on May 16. It was announced quietly Livestream of the series’ 25th anniversarybut we finally have a release date.
The highlight of this release is that it is basically porting the original content. Age of Empires: Definitive Edition On to the sequel. It’s not yet clear how many civilizations will be available from the game (12 in the base game and four more from the Rise of Rome expansion), but all of them will come with the sequel’s updated gameplay mechanics, AI, and visuals. will be treated.
While Age of Empires II: DE, III: DE, And Fourth All have been receiving new content regularly, from the original game Final Edition Most are left behind. Bringing older content to a new platform that still has support should be a good plan to keep the original’s small but dedicated fanbase happy.
Gameplay footage is still missing, however, with only a release date announced Coming via a simple tweet.. The recently released Xbox console version of Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition The Rome expansion is making a comeback. On May 16 too
As for what’s next for Microsoft’s popular real-time strategy franchise, Age of Empires IV An Xbox Series X|S is slated to launch later this year. Age of Legends It’s also coming back soon with a complete remaster, much like the modern Definitive Editions, although a release window has yet to be announced.