Age of Empires: Definitive Version will launch on February 20 for PC, Microsoft introduced immediately. The brand new model of the basic RTS consists of “utterly” re-done belongings, together with multiplayer performance via Xbox Stay (there’s additionally native LAN assist).
Additionally within the Definitive Version is a brand new orchestral rating, along with a re-recorded soundtrack. Moreover, each marketing campaign mission now has voiced narration, whereas the marketing campaign and state of affairs editor now allows you to create your personal customized campaigns. These can then be shared with different gamers via the Age of Empires web site.
Moreover, new for the Definitive Version is a brand new UI, the flexibility to attack-move, management teams, an idle villagers button, improved destruction, and extra.
The $20, PC-only Definitive Version was originally supposed to launch on October 19, 2017, which was 20 years to the day of the unique sport’s launch date in 1997. Nevertheless, the sport was later delayed, due partly to offer the group time to “deal with the Age of Empires franchise with the respect it deserves,” Microsoft stated.
Forward of the Definitive Version’s launch in February, Microsoft is increasing the sport’s multiplayer beta. Beginning on January 29, everybody will be capable of strive it out; you possibly can join a slot here on the Age of Empires website.