What you need to know
- Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition may be right around the corner.
- The game will feature upgraded visuals and much more.
- It'll be playable at E3 2019 on the show floor.
Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition is an upcoming remaster of the original. It features upgraded visuals, a new soundtrack, and much more. A lot of gamers have been eagerly awaiting the game's release, and everything points to the fact that it should be out soon. We should know more by E3 2019, hopefully. Microsoft's Xbox media briefing is only a few days away!
If you're going to E3, you'll be happy to know that the game will be playable on the show floor. The developers said the following on the game's website.
Recently, Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition was rated "T for Teen." This points to an imminent release, so hopefully Microsoft will provide that during its event. However, only time will tell.
Are you interested in the upgraded version? Let us know.
The classic returns
Age of Empires: Definitive Edition
A fresh coat of paint
Age of Empires, the pivotal strategy game that launched a twenty-year legacy returns in definitive form for Windows 10. Bringing together all of the officially released content with modernized gameplay, all-new visuals, and a host of other new features, Age of Empires: Definitive Edition is the complete package.
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Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.
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