Age of Empires: Castle Siege gets updated to version 1.8

Microsoft has pushed out yet another large update for its Age of Empires: Castle Siege game, which comes just under a month after its last update. Unlike previous updates there is some new content introduced this time, as well as some changes to the gameplay.

The changelog for version 1.8 includes:

  • Gold Starter Pack is now available. It will only be available for 3 days after initial offer.
  • The ability to search for players by gamertag has been added.
  • The Alliance Messages screen size has been increased.
  • Hermann Van Salza's Shield Wall ability will no longer affect siege units.
  • Joan's Convert ability will work correctly with John Kourkouas' Terrorize ability.
  • When the Terrorize ability stops affecting Infantry squads assigned to Patrol Point, they now properly seek out targets.
  • Using Henry V's ability on a building right before it is destroyed will no longer lock out the ability for the rest of battle.
  • Spear Infantry no longer takes additional unintended damage from Cavalry.
  • Fixed an issue where defending units would sometimes stutter-step when trying to select a target after a castle breach.
  • Charles Martel's Taunt ability will no longer make targets immobile.

The update is live now for Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 users as a free download.

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