Age of Empires IV. Four characters with scenes of war, elephants, and men on horses around them on a map background

Return to history

Build cities, manage resources, and lead your troops to battle on land and at sea in 4 distinct campaigns with 35 missions that span across 500 years of history from the Dark Ages up to the Renaissance.

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Choose your path

Live the adventures of Joan of Arc in her quest to defeat the English, or command mighty Mongol troops as Genghis Khan in his conquest across Asia. The choice is yours – and every decision you make will determine the outcome of history.

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Challenge the world

Jump online to compete, cooperate or spectate with up to 7 of your friends in PVP and PVE multiplayer modes.

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An Age for all players

Age of Empires IV is an inviting experience for new players with a console specific tutorial system that teaches the essence of real-time strategy, and a Campaign Story Mode designed for first time players to help achieve easy setup and success.

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Game details

Featuring both familiar and innovative new ways to expand your empire in vast landscapes with stunning 4K visual fidelity, Age of Empires IV brings an evolved real-time strategy game to a new generation.

Additional information

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Xbox Game Studios


Relic Entertainment
World’s Edge


Real-time strategy


Xbox Series X|S
Xbox One
Windows 10/11

Release date

October 28, 2021

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