It’s time for an Anniversary! We’re celebrating a 12 months of Age of Empires II: Definitive Version with the most important replace we’ve ever shipped, together with a NEW Battle Royale sport mode, NEW options to assist welcome our rising group, stability adjustments, bug fixes, and extra!
It’s time for a Battle Royale, Age of Empires model! With the November Anniversary Replace, we’re introducing a brand new sport mode – Battle Royale! This fast-paced mode pits as much as eight gamers in opposition to one another in 5 new customized maps for a free-for-all contest to see who might be the final combatant standing. Every participant begins with two hero items and might then scout the map for each provide and navy buildings. Sources are on a relentless tick and can speed up in the event you’re capable of preserve management of these provide buildings, however be vigilant – another participant can take these away by eliminating your defenses and attaining proximity. Purchase a number of navy buildings to spam items and produce large armies into the battlefield – all because the map shrinks inward and eliminates each your play area and assets over time.
Introducing Fast Play! We’ve now made it simpler than ever to leap in and play Age of Empires II: Definitive Version. Fast Play permits gamers to rapidly set sport sort and map preferences, and effortlessly matchmake with others in Random Map, Empire Wars, and Battle Royale sport modes. The queue for Fast Play is unranked and meant for handy play with only a few clicks!
Which Civ is the only option in your play model? We’ve up to date the Civ Choice UI to incorporate new Civ Data to assist inform your play, and we’ve added useful Hints & Tricks to loading screens to higher put together you for the battles forward. As Age of Empires II: Definitive Version grows, it’s extra necessary than ever that we create a welcoming atmosphere for brand new gamers, in addition to make stability adjustments extra evident in up to date details about every Civ. Have a look and take a look at one thing new!
However wait, there’s extra – we’ve given the primary menu UI an entire overhaul! Age of Empires II: Definitive Version has at all times been a sport with a number of content material and choices, however we’ve seen that be troublesome to navigate – with Marketing campaign content material, Normal video games, ranked and unranked Multiplayer, Artwork of Conflict missions, an Editor, and extra – the place does anybody begin? The brand new foremost menu UI simplifies navigation in nearly each approach and makes it simpler and ever to seek out the content material you care about, and represents the beginning of extra thrilling updates coming within the months forward.
Alongside all of this, we’ve additionally up to date the UI for get together invitations, making it simpler than ever to play with your mates.
We hope you’re as excited as we’re to rejoice a 12 months of Age of Empires II: Definitive Version and we’re excited to deliver you with us into the 12 months forward with extra nonetheless to return!