Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition is celebrating the month of July and The Lords of the West with a unique Event!

While this Event is active, everyone will be able to play as the Civilizations available in the popular expansion — the Burgundians and the Sicilians! This is true for all players, whether you own Lords of the West or not. The Civs will be playable in Multiplayer or Skirmish matches, and we’re including a fun group of Challenges specific to the Civs alongside some super cool rewards:

  • Grab a spiffy new Statue for your TCs!
  • Enjoy some very unique sand sculptures!
  • Get some cosplay going for your Knights!

New Rewards!

Starting July 6th through July 20th complete the in-game tasks within the time limit to unlock exclusive rewards!

Don’t forget, the first challenge unlocks a new profile icon and is required to save all of your unlocks:

DAY ~ 🎯 Sign into Xbox Live.
🏆 Unlocks the Jacqueline in her Auto profile icon.
💾 *Required* if you want to save any rewards unlocked during the event!

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

DAY 1 🔒 Win as the Burgundians.
🧱 [Mod] Adds a statue of a Coustillier located under the Town Center.
DAY 2 🔒 Construct 3 Donjons.
🏆 Unlock a Serjeant building a Donjon profile icon.
DAY 3 🔒 Win as the Sicilians. 
🧱 [Terrain Mod] Sand Donjons can now be found on beach terrain.
DAY 4 🔒 Train 20 Coustilliers.
🏆 Unlock a Coustillier Riding a Boar profile icon.
DAY 5 🔒 Train 50 Serjeants from Donjons. 
🧱 [Local Skin Mod] The Knight’s skin is replaced with Roger Bosso.

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 your access to the Lords of the West civilizations. If you enjoyed them and are interested in the Campaign content and learning more about this fascinating point in history, you can obtain those through your platform of choice.

—The Age of Empires Team

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