What you need to know
- Age of Empires IV is being developed by Relic Entertainment with support from World's Edge, the studio at Xbox Game Studios that oversees Age of Empires.
- Age of Empires IV was first announced back in 2017.
- At X019, we got a look at the game with the first ever Age of Empires IV gameplay trailer.
- Age of Empires IV will launch as a part of Xbox Game Pass.
Age of Empires IV was first announced back in 2017 during Gamescom. Fans of the real-time strategy series have been waiting since then for additional information since then. Earlier this year at E3 2019, Xbox formally showed off Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition, as well as announcing that a new studio focused on the Age of Empires series and headed up by Shannon Loftis.
At X019, more info was released as the new studio has been named World's Edge and Loftis stopped by to talk about the future of Age of Empires. Part of that future included showing a new gameplay trailer for Age of Empires IV, which you can check out below.
Right now, the game is only coming to PC however, that could change in the future. Like all Xbox Game Studios titles, Age of Empires IV is coming to Xbox Game Pass at launch. In the meantime, fans of the series can also check out Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition, which launched today.
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