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Age of Empires 20th Anniversary

Today marks 20 years since October 15th 1997, the day that Age of Empires was first released. It’s been a long, crazy, amazing journey since then. I mean, just look at everything we’ve accomplished!

Okay, so a few of those are still in the works, but you get the idea. We couldn’t have done any of it with out you Age fans, so thank you for sticking with us through all these years.

Now, what better way to celebrate our 20th birthday than by taking a trip down memory lane? Here’s a little throwback to a video about the history of Age of Empires, that you may recognize from our Gamescom announcement stream.

It’s obviously been a wild ride so far, and we can’t wait to see what the next 20 years will bring!

That video is bringing back some of our favorite Age memories, please let us know some of yours in the comments down below:)



The Age of Empires Team

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