Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition has been officially revealed at Gamescom 2020. You can expect upgraded 4K graphics, enhanced audio and new game modes, the remastered title is set to be released on the 15th of October.
Age of Empires III, was released back in 2005, and has tasted great popularity over the years from fans and critics alike. Even today, it carries a Metascore of 81 percent and a User Score of 7.8 on Metacritic. Microsoft looks to cash in on the game’s cult appeal with Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition.
The title shows off its impressive upgrades in the new reveal trailer. “Rebuilt for a new age,” Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition boasts of 4K Ultra-HD graphics and enhanced audio to ensure an immersive experience. The worlds and characters appear much sharper in the trailer, along with visibly upgraded texture. The Definitive Edition will also feature a modernised UI with cross-play support for multiplayer battles.
Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition will also come with some new gameplay content. For starters, it will feature two completely new civilisations – the Incas and the Swedes. The trailer also revealed two new game modes – Historical Battles and Art of War.
As mentioned above, the game will be released on the 15th of October and will be available to play on Xbox and PC. It has already been listed for pre-orders on Steam, priced at R130, and on the Microsoft Store, priced at R299.