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Age of Empires: Definitive Edition will release next month

Age of Empires: Definitive Edition arrives on February 20th, also a closed multiplayer beta is opening this month
By: Jak Connor | Gaming News | Posted: Jan 19, 2018 6:31 am

One of the most classic real-time-strategy games ever made has been completely revamped and is on its way back to the world of PC gamers. Age of Empires: Definitive Edition has been confirmed to be arriving on February 20th.




According to a post on Major Nelsons website, Microsofts Creative Director, Adam Isgreen confirmed that Age of Empires: Definitive Edition is due for a release on February 20th. The price of the remastered game is quite appropriate coming in at just $19.99.


The Definitive Edition will feature a modernized 4K graphical upgrade, a re-recording of the original soundtrack, campaign narration for every mission and even support for the classic LAN play.


For those players that can't wait to get their hands-on the Definitive Edition, Microsoft are holding a multiplayer insider program which will grant early access to those that sign up on January 29th.


"For this Definitive Edition, we've made improvements like:


- Completely rebuilding assets for a modern 4K presentation

- Letting you play online with Xbox LIVE (in addition to LAN play)

- Re-recorded the original soundtrack with a new orchestral score

- Adding campaign narration for every mission

- Enhancing the campaign and scenario editor, which allows anyone to make original custom campaigns for the game, by letting players easily share them with other players around the world via"





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