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Age of Empires IV Pre-Order Digital Deluxe Edition

Pre-Order Bonus – get Dawn of the Dukes a $9.99 value!
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One of the most beloved real-time strategy games returns to glory with Age of Empires IV, putting you at the center of epic historical battles that shaped the world. 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. The Digital Deluxe Edition includes everything from Age of Empires IV, plus digital bonus content which includes the official Age of Empires IV soundtrack, Unit Counters Chart, art compilation from digital painter Craig Mullins, and exclusive in-game content including a Coat of Arms, Player Profile, and Monument.

Minimum System Requirements

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS:  Windows 10 – 64 bit, or Windows 11
  • Processor:  Intel Core i5-6300U, or AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
  • Memory:  8GB
  • Graphics:  Intel HD 520, or AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
  • DirectX:  Version 12
  • Additional Notes:  CPU with AVX support required

Recommended

  • OS:  Windows 10 – 64 bit, or Windows 11
  • Processor:  3.6 GHz 6-core (Intel i5), or AMD Ryzen 5 1600
  • Memory:  16 GB
  • GPU:  Nvidia Geforce 970 GPU, or AMD Radeon RX 570 GPU with 4GB of VRAM
  • VRAM:  4GB
  • DirectX:  Version 12
  • Additional Notes:  CPU with AVX support required
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Age of Empires IV Pre-Order Standard Edition

Pre-Order Bonus – get Dawn of the Dukes a $9.99 value!
Age of Empires II DE - Dawn of the Dukes
One of the most beloved real-time strategy games returns to glory with Age of Empires IV, putting you at the center of epic historical battles that shaped the world. 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.

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Age of Empires Anthology Bundle

Experience one of the most beloved real-time strategy franchises with the Age of Empires Anthology bundle. This collection combines a 20-year legacy of historical adventure with the next generation of real-time strategy gaming, all in high-fidelity and featuring recently released content, making it the ultimate addition to your strategy collection:

  • Age of Empires IV – Digital Deluxe Edition
  • Age of Empires: Definitive Edition
  • Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition
  • Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition – Dawn of the Dukes
  • Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition – Lords of the West
  • Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition – The African Royals
This unforgettable anthology features hundreds of hours of real-time strategy fun and is an unrivaled compilation that will stand the test of time. *Anthology does not include the United States Civilization for Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition.
**Includes entitlement to Age of Empires II: DE – Dawn of the Dukes expansion as a pre-order bonus.

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Age Gear Shop: Age of Empires

Age of Empires is now a part of Xbox Gear Shop! Head over to check out the latest Age of Empires merchandise! Kit out yourself, your phone, your drinks cupboard and your home with a variety of items sure to show off your love of Age.

Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition

Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition

Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition completes the celebration of one of the most beloved real-time strategy franchises with stunning 4K Ultra HD graphics, fully enhanced audio, two new game modes, and includes all expansions and all 14 civilizations, plus two brand new civilizations – the Swedes and Inca.

Minimum System Requirements

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS:  Windows 10 version 18362.0 or higher
  • Processor:  Intel i3-2105 @ 3.1GHz or AMD Phenom II X4 973 with an average CPU Passmark score of 3735 or better
  • Memory:  8 GB
  • Graphics:  GeForce GT 430, Radeon HD 5570, or Intel HD 4400 with an average Passmark G3D Mark of 570 or better
  • VRAM:  2 GB
  • DirectX:  Version 11
  • Network:  Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage:  42GB available space

Recommended

  • OS:  Windows 10 version 18362.0 or higher
  • Proceswsor:  Intel i5-3300 @ 3.0GHz or AMD FX-8350 or equivalent with an average CPU Passmark score of 4100 or better
  • Memory:  16 GB
  • Graphics:  GeForce GTX 980 or Radeon R9 Fury or equivalent with an average Passmark G3D Mark of 9500 or better
  • VRAM:  4 GB
  • DirectX:  Version 11
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Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition – The African Royals

Dive into the heart of Africa as you explore a new continent for Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition with two brand new civilizations and their kingdoms, the Ethiopians and the Hausa! Using an Age up mechanic unique to the African civilizations, gain new Alliances with every age and use your Influence to hire your allies’ units or research their technologies. Construct a Palace to recruit Mercenaries, Alliance units, Imported Artillery or the new Gatling Camel. Build a Granary to lure hunted animals and boost your food gathering, or a Livestock Market to trade Sanga and Zebu Cattle, or go all in with a legendary Royal Banquet, securing a generous amount of Influence for your allies to strengthen your armies.

Minimum System Requirements

  • Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition
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Age of Empires III: DE – United States Civilization

This content brings the United States as a playable civilization to Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition for the very first time and is now available on Game Pass for PC, Microsoft Store, and Steam! The United States Civilization provides a broad range of new content, including: a unique Explorer & Home City, 9 units, 2 buildings, and Home City shipment cards specific to the United States. In addition, a brand-new Age up mechanic allows the advancement of the civilization by choosing from different States, which provides special shipment cards and bonuses that conform to every playstyle.

Minimum System Requirements

  • Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition
Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition

Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition

Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition is the new, lovingly remastered version of the legendary real-time strategy game straight from the pages of history! Relive the most glorious battles of history with all-new graphics, music, sound, and more.

Minimum System Requirements

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS:  Windows 10 64bit
  • Processor:  Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64×2 5600+
  • Memory:  8 GB RAM
  • Graphics:  NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 420 or ATI™ Radeon™ HD 6850 or Intel® HD Graphics 3000 or better with 2 GB VRAM
  • DirectX®:  Version 11
  • Network:  Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage:  30 GB available space

Recommended

  • OS:  Windows 10 64bit
  • Processor:  2.4 Ghz i5 or greater or AMD equivalent
  • Memory:  8 GB RAM
  • Graphics:  Nvidia® GTX 650 or AMD HD 5850 or better
  • DirectX:  Version 11
  • Network:  Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage:  30 GB available space

Includes

Age of Empires II: HD - The Conquerors (Included with Age of Empires II HD)

The Conquerors features five new civilizations, four new campaigns, eleven new units, twenty-six new technologies, and new gameplay modes.

Age of Empires II: HD - Rise of the Rajas

Released December 2016, Rise of the Rajas brings Age of Empires II: HD to Southeast Asia! Four more civilizations join the fray, as well as a new map type, new units, and of course new campaigns!

Age of Empires II: HD - The African Kingdoms

Released in November 2015, The African Kingdoms adds four new civilizations, each with a fully voice-acted campaign, as well as new maps, units, and a brand-new game mode!

Age of Empires II: HD - The Forgotten

From the dev superstars at Forgotten Empires comes The Forgotten, introducing five civilizations, maps, and campaigns.

Age of Empires II: DE - Lords of the West

Age of Empires II: DE - Lords of the West

Lords of the West, the first new official expansion to Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition, is now available with Xbox Game Pass for PC or for order from Microsoft Store, and Steam! Challenge your friends with two new civilizations that include unique units and technologies for you to explore. Battle across Western Europe and the Mediterranean with three new campaigns, and claim victory by means of sheer military might, diplomatic prowess, or through overwhelming economic power!

Minimum System Requirements

  • Requires Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition
Age of Empires II: DE – Dawn of the Dukes

Age of Empires II: DE – Dawn of the Dukes

Dawn of the Dukes, the second new official expansion to Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition, is now available for purchase from the Microsoft Store (discounted price available with Xbox Game Pass for PC) and also available on Steam! Challenge friends with two additional civilizations as well as new units and technologies. Battle your way across Central and Eastern Europe with three new campaigns, overwhelming your opponents with sheer military might and economic productivity or with highly disciplined and technologically innovative armies!

Minimum System Requirements

  • Requires Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition
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Age of Empires - Definitive Collection Bundle

Experience one of the most beloved real-time strategy franchises with the Age of Empires: Definitive Collection. This collection packs a 20-year legacy of historical adventure in definitive form with remastered 4K Ultra HD graphics, enhanced audio, all previously released expansions and featuring brand-new content in all three remastered versions of the games:

  • Age of Empires: Definitive Edition
  • Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition
  • Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition
This unforgettable collection features hundreds of hours of real-time strategy fun and is an unrivaled compilation that will stand the test of time.

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Age of Empires: Definitive Edition

Age of Empires: Definitive Edition is the new, lovingly remastered version of the legendary real-time strategy game straight from the pages of history! Relive the most glorious battles of history with all-new graphics, music, sound, and more.

Minimum System Requirements

  • OS:  64-bit Windows 10 version 14393.0 or higher required
  • Architecture:  X64 required
  • Processor:  1.8 Ghz+ Dual Core or greater i3, i5, or i7, or AMD equivalent
  • Graphics:  Intel HD 4000 or Greater (16 or more Execution Units), AMD or nVidia GPU scoring 500 or more on Passmark G3D Mark, DirectX 11 or higher Feature Level support
  • Memory: :  4 GB (free)
  • Video Memory:  1 GB (free)
  • Storage:  17-20GB, additional 100MB free at run time

Expansions

Age of Empires - The Rise of Rome (Included with Age of Empires: Definitive Edition)

The Rise of Rome adds four new civilizations and units as well as new campaigns, now fully voice-acted in English.

Age of Empires III

Age of Empires III

Immerse yourself in the award-winning strategy experience! Microsoft Studios brings you three epic Age of Empires III games in one monumental collection for the first time. Command mighty European powers looking to explore new lands in the New World; or jump eastward to Asia and determine the outcome of its struggles for power.

Minimum System Requirements

  • OS:  Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 Pro+
  • Processor:  1.2GhZ CPU
  • Memory:  1 GB RAM
  • Hard Drive:  2 GB Space
  • Direct X:  9.0c Capable GPU
  • DirectX®:  9.0

Expansions

Age of Empires III - The War Chiefs

Continue the saga of the Black family in an all-new campaign as they witness the birth of a new nation.

Age of Empires III - The Asian Dynasties

Three new civilizations join the fight, each with its own campaign!

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Age of Mythology: Extended Edition

Age of Mythology is back! Choose your god and take to the battlefield in this classic RTS, upgraded with full Steamworks integration and enhanced features. Use mythological creatures like Minotaurs and Cyclopes to bolster your armies’ strength. Call upon the gods for assistance in flattening enemy towns with meteors or scatter opposing troops with lightning storms!

Minimum System Requirements

  • OS:  Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 Pro+
  • Processor:  1.2GhZ CPU
  • Memory:  1 GB RAM
  • Hard Drive:  2 GB Space
  • Direct X 9.0c Capable GPU
  • DirectX®:  9.0

Expansions

Age of Mythology - The Titans (Included in Age of Mythology Extended Edition)

A new culture—the Atlanteans—joins the clash of truly epic proportions! With new units and an all-new campaign, you won’t want to miss this titanic expansion.

Age of Mythology - Tale of the Dragon

Age of Mythology: Tale of the Dragon introduces gods and units from Chinese lore in this expansion to the epic game of mythological armies!

Age of Empires II HD

Age of Empires II: HD

Age of Empires II is the sequel to the award-winning, best-selling real-time strategy game Age of Empires. Explore new maps, multiplayer scenarios, spectator mode, user-created content from the Steam Workshop and more in the HD Edition re-release and its three expansions!

Minimum System Requirements

  • OS:  Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 Pro+
  • Processor:  1.2GhZ CPU
  • Memory:  1 GB RAM
  • Hard Drive:  2 GB Space
  • Direct X :  9.0c Capable GPU
  • DirectX®:  9.0

Expansions

Age of Empires II: HD - The Conquerors (Included with Age of Empires II HD)

The Conquerors features five new civilizations, four new campaigns, eleven new units, twenty-six new technologies, and new gameplay modes.

Age of Empires II: HD - Rise of the Rajas

Released December 2016, Rise of the Rajas brings Age of Empires II: HD to Southeast Asia! Four more civilizations join the fray, as well as a new map type, new units, and of course new campaigns!

Age of Empires II: HD - The African Kingdoms

Released in November 2015, The African Kingdoms adds four new civilizations, each with a fully voice-acted campaign, as well as new maps, units, and a brand-new game mode!

Age of Empires II: HD - The Forgotten

From the dev superstars at Forgotten Empires comes The Forgotten, introducing five civilizations, maps, and campaigns.