Come Celebrate: Anniversary Event Started!

Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition is celebrating its anniversary with an all new and unique event!

Unlock Exclusive Rewards!

Anniversary Event: October 12 – October 26


While this event is active, everyone will be able to play. We’re including a fun group of challenges specific to our anniversary alongside some super cool rewards:

  • New themed profile icons!
  • Unlock a birthday cake cannonball mod!
  • Enjoy 2 New Inca Explorer Customizations!

New Rewards!

Now through October 26th, complete the in-game tasks within the time limit to unlock exclusive rewards!

Day ~ 🎯 Sign in to Xbox Live.
🏆 Unlocks the Xbox-themed Andytruck with wrapped presents profile icon.
Day 1 🔒 Unwrap 5000 presents from the resource crates.(collect 5000 resources from food, wood or coin collectively)
🏆 Profile Icon Unlock – Elisabet Ramsey and Amelia Black in birthday hats and blowing birthday party horns.
Day 2 🔒 Win a single player Skirmish or Multiplayer Game as the Americans or British.
🏆 Profile Icon Unlock – George Crushington blowing out a birthday candle on a slice of cake.
Day 3 🔒 Train 50 Artillery units from either the Artillery Foundry, Fort, Siege Workshop or Palace.
🧱 Mod Unlock – Birthday cake cannonball mod.
Day 4 🔒 Deal 2000 damage using the Hand Mortar as the Chinese.
🏆 Profile Icon Unlock – Hand mortar holding an anniversary birthday cake.
Day 5 🔒 Win a single player Skirmish or Multiplayer Game as the Incas.
🏆 Unlock Customization – 2 Inca Explorer Customizations.

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Event F.A.Q.

Q: Do I have to complete the challenges on consecutive days?

While challenges don’t have to be completed on consecutive days, only one challenge can be completed per day.

Only the Xbox Live challenges can be completed *any* day before the end of the event!

Q: When is the last day I can complete the daily challenges?

The Anniversary Event concludes October 26th.

Q: Do I get to keep all of the event unlocks?

All you need to do is log into your Xbox Live account before the end of the event to keep all of the profile icons and mods you unlock; it’s as easy as that!

Q: What do I do if I accidentally unsubscribe from a special mod?

No problem! All you need to do is click your Profile Icon on the main menu, select Event Mods (under Collection), and then check the unlocked event mod you want to enable!

Q: How do I change my profile icon?

You can update your profile icon in your profile:

  1. On the main menu, click the Profile Icon next to your name.
  2. You should now be in the Profile Icons tab under Collections.
  3. Select your favorite icon, then click the Select Icon button to lock in your choice.
  4. You’re done!
Q: How do I download and enable mods?

For information about how to subscribe to and prioritize your mods, visit this article.

Keep It All (Forever)!

Remember: if you sign in to Xbox Live during the event, you’ll get to keep all of the mods and profile icons you’ve achieved! Sign in, earn your rewards, and enjoy!

We hope you enjoy celebrating The Anniversary Event!

—The Age of Empires Team

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