Age of Empires: Definitive Edition gets a release date

A big day for Age of Empire fans, with Age of Empires II and III also receiving Definitive Editions.

Published Fri, Aug 25 2017 5:31 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:54 AM CST

With the recent announcement of Age of Empires IV, Microsoft continued the good news for RTS fans by announcing a release date for the upcoming Age of Empires: Definitive Edition, October 17 2017.

This coincides with Age of Empires 20th year anniversary, which graced our PC's back on October 15, 1997.

Age of Empires: DE will be a fully remastered version of the original with enhanced 4K graphics, remastered soundtrack and improved gameplay including attack move commands, increased population cap, contextual rally points, unit queuing and right-click scrolling.

In case Age of Empires fans weren't completely satisfied, Microsoft also announced that Age of Empires II and Age of Empires III would also receive Definitive Editions in the future.

Age of Empires: Definitive Edition gets a release date |

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