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Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition for Windows 10 and Steam

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Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition celebrates the 20th anniversary of one of the most popular strategy games ever.

What’s new with Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition

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Anniversary update – Battle Royale launch

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Game features

Fully Remastered

Stunning 4K Ultra HD graphics and fully remastered audio.

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The Last Khans

Enjoy the complete content collection, plus an all-new campaign, “The Last Khans.”

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Experience history like never before

Over 200 hours of gameplay across 1,000 years of human history.

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Compete for world domination

Play online to challenge other players with 35 different civilizations in your quest for glory throughout the ages.

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Game details

Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition celebrates the 20th anniversary of one of the most popular strategy games ever with stunning 4K Ultra HD graphics, a new and fully remastered soundtrack, and a brand-new expansion, “The Last Khans” with 3 new campaigns and 4 new civilizations.

Explore all the original campaigns like never before as well as the best-selling expansions, spanning over 200 hours of gameplay and 1,000 years of human history. Head online to challenge other players with 35 different civilizations in your quest for world domination throughout the ages.

Choose your path to greatness with this definitive remaster to one of the most beloved strategy games of all time.

Additional information

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Teen

  • Blood
  • Violence
  • Publisher
  • Xbox Game Studios
  • Developer
  • Forgotten Empires, Tantalus
  • Genre
  • Real-time strategy
  • Platforms
  • Steam
    Windows 10
  • Release date
  • November 14, 2019

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Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition

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