Good day to our Age pals and household from around the globe! At present, we’re thrilled to not solely announce the arrival of Age of Empires: Definitive Version on Steam in addition to Xbox Sport Cross for PC (Beta) and Final, however the official launch date of Age of Empires II: Definitive Version, which is able to launch on Microsoft Retailer, Xbox Sport Cross for PC (Beta) and Final, and Steam on November 14, 2019!
For all you Age II gamers eagerly wanting ahead to the arrival of the Definitive Version, beginning right now you’ll be able to pre-order the sport on the Microsoft Retailer and Steam! You’ll be capable of take pleasure in all of the options—together with cross play with your mates, 4 brand-new civilizations, three new campaigns, and a transport ship full of recreation enhancements —proper on day one, so be sure you unlock your copy right now:
Our aim is to make the very best model of Age II that we will, working proper alongside our group. So whereas Age II DE’s launch is only some months away, you’ll be able to signal as much as take part within the Age II DE beta proper now – go to ageofempires.com/insiders to hitch the Age Insider program – and assist us tune and refine Age II even additional. You’ll even have an opportunity to take part in future beta alternatives, so enroll!
However that’s not all of the Age information right now! We’re completely satisfied to announce the arrival of Age of Empires: Definitive Version on Steam and Xbox Sport Cross for PC (Beta), now that includes cross-network play between the Home windows 10 and Steam platforms. We imagine that for those who’re a fan of Age of Empires, you’re a part of our household, and meaning we would like you all taking part in collectively, regardless of the place you select to recreation from.
You’ll be able to choose up Age of Empires: Definitive Version on Steam or the Microsoft Retailer for $19.99 USD. In case you’re a subscriber to Xbox Sport Cross for PC (Beta), you’ll love to listen to that Age DE has arrived for members — a powerful addition for these of you wanting so as to add just a little “stone age by medieval occasions” technique to your life:
To benefit from cross play, present homeowners of Age of Empires: Definitive Version from the Microsoft Retailer will want to obtain a brand-new shopper. This can be a free obtain for anybody with Definitive Version of their Microsoft Retailer library. And don’t fear: all of your present save video games, marketing campaign progress, and achievements are preserved. In truth, any achievements you’ve earned within the earlier Definitive Version will routinely unlock within the new shopper; they’ll even rely in the direction of your Gamerscore, so double factors! Woo!
The event groups have been onerous at work bettering the video games all of us love and play, and we can’t wait to proceed this journey by the ages with all of you! Don’t overlook to choose up your copy of Age of Empires: Definitive Version and to pre-order your copy of Age of Empires II: Definitive Version right now! Xbox Sport Cross for PC (Beta) or Final members may also discover Age: DE included with their subscription beginning right now—to be joined by Age II: DE on the identical day as its international launch on November 14.
Cheers and have a implausible week at gamescom 2019!