Hotfix 37906

  1. FIXES

Good day, everyone! Today’s hotfix addresses several critical issues and is now available for download. Be sure that the numbers 37906 can be found at the bottom the game lobby screen to ensure you are on the latest game build.

Thank you for your patience, and please let us know if you spot any new issues over on the official forum.

—The Age of Empires Team


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Download on the MICROSOFT STORE
Remember that you’ll need update your game in the Microsoft Store:

  • Open the Microsoft Store.
  • Click the [ ∙ ∙ ∙ ] symbol next to your profile picture.
  • Select Downloads and updates.
  • Press the Get updates button to automatically detect, download, and install the latest changes to your game!
  • Open the game. The title screen should read Build 37906

If you are unable to launch the game after downloading the update, make sure you add (or re-add) the Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition client or folder as an exception to your firewall and antivirus program.

That’s it; you’re ready to play!

Download on STEAM
Remember that you’ll need update your game in Steam:

  • Open Steam.
  • Click on Library to see your games list.
  • Click Downloads at the bottom of the Library window.
  • [If the new build does not download automatically,] click the Download Now button to manually download the new update.
  • Open the game. The title screen should read Build 37906

That’s it; you’re ready to play!

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Having trouble downloading or playing the build? Visit our support page!


  • Fixed an AoEURLInstaller_Steam.exe/VCRUNTIME140_1.dll error that would appear after updating to game build 37650 (the May update).
  • Fixed a crash when joining 3v3 or 4v4 Ranked Matches.
  • Fixed a crash when loading a garrisoned Ram onto a Transport Ship.
  • Fixed an issue where the Trophy Case mod would reveal the location of enemy Town Centers by displaying their trophies through the fog of war.
  • Updated the description of the ‘Calculating Research FX’ mod to clarify that it will only display when researching new technologies, not when producing units.
  • Updated the description of the sheep “auto-scout” reward to clarify that it is only available during the May-hem event and can only be used in single player matches and campaign missions.
  • Implemented several countermeasures to block external cheat programs. Please continue to report any individuals and programs used to gain an unfair advantage by messaging us at

Discuss of 29 comments

  • hurkygryphon257 June 28, 2020

    I'm sure, this Hotfix has caused the problem.
    Fix this ASAP.

    There are no solutions out there yet, If available please reply.

  • hurkygryphon257 June 28, 2020

    After downloading the Hotfix 37906, I am unable to connect to the Multiplayer.
    "Sorry, failed to connect multiplayer services please try again"
    I have tried Uninstall and Reinstall, xbox sign out sign in etc.
    It just wont work.
    Even single player campaigns are not counted after a winning the game.
    I feel hopeless now,
    This concludes that the developers are not bothered and ditched us for good.


  • rollandcone June 17, 2020

    After the hotfix 37906 applied, the game keep crashing, and I stop playing this game. The log showed: Exception type 0xc0000005 occurred at 00007ff780dafa64

  • suckamc6985 June 16, 2020

    The game started crashing for me recently after the hotfix was applied. It crashes with the following error: Exception type 0xc0000005 occurred at 00007ff7832dfa64

  • ringlord-2 June 15, 2020

    Actually now 3v3 and 4v4 are crashing. never had that before

    • crankylemming91 June 21, 2020

      same for me keeps crashing with error message 10 and error message 4...

  • dialingdegree21 June 13, 2020
  • lyonhuntercn June 9, 2020

    UFK serious? Why my warning of attacked is always disappear?

    • lyonhuntercn June 9, 2020

      The FK text dose't working, I don't know what the MF is attacking.

  • de282sh June 9, 2020

    Hi there... was playing first mission of Vietnamese campaign on moderate

    There is a quest to bring a rolling relic from island to 6 monks in the corner

    If you put a regular relic in, the game doesn’t know what to do... the monk keeps saying the same thing over and over again until you take the relic when he briefly ungarissons it

    And when you bring the real one the villages don’t switch over to your side..

    Maybe giving the player 10 capped rams or 2 trebuches would be a better reward

  • veneziano02 June 8, 2020

    Der neue Hotfix ist Müll ich kann nicht mehr spielen wie ich will.Man kann nichts mehr am Editor bearbeiten was soll das?

  • bearishmanx4941 June 8, 2020

    Seems like the game is starting to have more input delay. I'm assuming this is due to the anti cheat. The game felt much more fun to play in the previous patch.


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