The world Age of Empires group doesn’t have lengthy to attend for the franchise’s subsequent chapter! Age of Empires IVis launching on October 28 with Xbox Game Pass for PC, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, Windows 10 and Steam.
After April’s Fan Preview occasion the place we confirmed the sport intimately for the primary time, we revealed much more on the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase concerning the newest chapter within the Age of Empires franchise, with two new launch civilizations, a newly-revealed marketing campaign, naval fight and the looks of Joan of Arc.
So far, the groups at each Relic and World’s Edge have shared that gamers could have the selection of the English, Mongols, Chinese and Delhi Sultanate at launch and right this moment’s trailer revealed two extra civilizations – the Abbasid Dynasty and the French.
The Abbasid Dynasty’s focus on know-how, powered by their distinctive landmark, the House of Wisdom, will enable gamers to decide on distinctive improve alternatives. Their distinctive models embody Camel Archers and Riders.
The French had been revealed alongside the 100 Years War marketing campaign, permitting gamers to position themselves within the battles fought between the English and French within the 14th and 15th centuries. The French thrive in commerce, with the Chamber of Commerce and Royal Institute landmarks serving to strengthen a participant’s late sport. Royal Knights are one of the civilization’s particular models with a fearsome cost means.
Making a heroic look within the trailer is French heroine and icon Joan of Arc, who additionally has a starring position within the sport’s key artwork. Teenage Joan rallied her nation and led armies into battle towards the occupying English. Age of Empires II followers fell in love with Joan within the title’s marketing campaign and the event groups are excited to see her return.
Back in April, we teased the looks of ships because the Fan Preview occasion got here to an in depth, and right this moment followers noticed naval fight in motion. Taking the battle to the water provides an entire new dimension to participant technique and provides new that means to “sink or swim”!
Pre-orders at the moment are open for Age of Empires IV! Head to the Windows Store or Steam to order your copy. A Digital Deluxe Edition is accessible on Steam for followers who need much more, together with a digital copy of the sport’s epic soundtrack in addition to different unique in-game gadgets. Additionally, anybody who pre-orders Age of Empires IV will obtain the upcoming DLC for Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition, Dawn of the Dukes, when it launches in August! The sport may also be out there with Xbox Game Pass for PC and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate on the day of launch, permitting gamers to take pleasure in all 4 numbered Age of Empires titles collectively!
Can’t wait till October 28? Head to ageofempires.com to develop into an Age (*28*) to be thought-about for beta alternatives in addition to discover extra info on the introduced civilizations and campaigns.
Make historical past your story with Age of Empires IV, coming October 28 with Xbox Game Pass for PC, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, Windows 10 and Steam.