Age of Empires IV Gameplay RevealSource: Xbox Game Studios

What you need to know

  • An Age of Empires fan preview event is coming on April 10.
  • The event will feature news for Age of Empires 4, such as gameplay, civilizations and campaigns.
  • There'll also be news for Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition and Age of Empires 3: Definitive Edition.

Today, Microsoft announced a new Age of Empires fan preview event that'll be held on April 10 at 9:00 a.m. PT / noon ET. This event will be streamed live and is set to include reveals for multiple titles like Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition and Age of Empires 3: Definitive Edition, as well as the upcoming Age of Empires 4.

You can take a look at the teaser below, which includes a small bit of new Age of Empires 4 gameplay.

According to the video description, the reveals will be composed of new gameplay, civilizations and campaigns, so hopefully this means there will be a fair bit of Age of Empires 4 information for fans to dive into. So far, not much has been revealed, though we know that both the English and the Mongols will be factions featured in the game.

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Age of Empires 4 was last seen at X019, where the team at World's Edge, a studio at Xbox Game Studios focused on the Age of Empires franchise, talked about what's required in bringing this franchise up to modern times.

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