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.

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Published Fri, Jan 19 2018 12:31 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:52 AM CST

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.

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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 AgeOfEmpires.com"

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Jak joined the TweakTown team in 2017 and has since reviewed 100s of new tech products and kept us informed daily on the latest science and space news. Jak's love for technology, and, more specifically, PC gaming, began at 10 years old. It was the day his dad showed him how to play Age of Empires on an old Compaq PC. Ever since that day, Jak fell in love with games and the progression of the technology industry in all its forms. Instead of typical FPS, Jak holds a very special spot in his heart for RTS games.

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