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Join the Fun This Month with the International Women’s Event!

Elizabet Ramsey and Ada Lovelace each holding guns and text that says Age of Empires III Definitive Edition International Women's Event

Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition is celebrating Women’s History Month with the release of an all new event! For a limited time, you can unlock new portraits, explorer customizations and cheats by completing the community challenges!

New Explorer Customizations!

New Cheat!

Granny Nanny Cheat – “Granny Nanny”

  • Turns all villagers into Dahomey Amazons units.

New Rewards!

Dahomey Amazon holding a sword behind her neck, and a gun in one hand. Wearing purple sunglasses.
Nakano Takeko wearing traditional armor.
Rani Lakshmibai holding a sword and shield.

Now through April 12th, complete daily in-game tasks within the time limit to unlock exclusive rewards!

Day ~🎯 Sign in to Xbox Live.
🏆 Profile Icon Unlock – A Dahomey Amazon warrior with purple sunglasses.

Each of the following challenges must be unlocked in order and on separate days:

Day 1🔒 Build 20 Torps as the Swedes in a single Skirmish or Multiplayer match.
🏆 Profile Icon Unlock – Queen Christina of Sweden.
Day 2🔒 Win a single player Skirmish or Multiplayer match as any Native civilization. (Haudenosaunee, Lakota, Inca, Aztecs, Hausa, Ethiopia)
🧱 Unlock Cheat – “Granny Nanny”, all villagers turn into Dahomey Amazons.
Day 3🔒 Heal 1000 HP using manors with the Florence Nightingale home city shipment in any amount of Skirmish or Multiplayer matches.
🏆 Profile Icon Unlock – Female Explorer.
🏆 Profile Icon Unlock – Male Explorer.
Day 4🔒 Build 50 Manors, Houses, Longhouses, Villages, Shrines, or Kanchas in any amount of Skirmish or Multiplayer matches.
🧱 Unlock Explorer Customization – Elisabet Ramsey.
Day 5🔒 Send Daimyo Mototada, Daimyo Kiyomasa and Shogun Tokugawa shipments in any amount of Skirmish or Multiplayer matches.
🏆 Profile Icon Unlock – Nakano Takeko.
Day 6🔒 Deal 10,000 damage with any type of Indian Elephant. (Mahout Lancer, Howdah, Flail Elephant or Siege Elephant)
🏆 Profile Icon Unlock – Rani Lakshmibai.
Day 7🔒  Build 3 Factories as the British in any amount of Skirmish or Multiplayer matches.
🏆 Profile Icon Unlock – Ada Lovelace.
🧱 Unlock Explorer Customization – Ada Lovelace.

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 three challenges 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 International Women’s Event concludes April 12th.

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 The International Women’s Event!

—The Age of Empires Team

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