The development team talks about how fan input has affected the remaster’s direction.
Xbox Game Studios finally unveiled Age of Empires 3: Definitive Edition during Gamescom Opening Night Live after months of speculation. Developed by Tantalus Media and Forgotten Empires, it’s essentially an updated version of the RTS classic. A new gameplay interview by IGN with World’s Edge creative Adam Isgreen, Tantalus director of development Joss Ellis and Forgotten Empires co-founder Bert Beeckman highlights all the new features that can be expected.
Age of Empires 3: Definitive Edition encompasses all of the content released for the game with 14 different civilizations to play with. Along with 4K visuals and a remastered soundtrack, there are also two new modes – Historical Battles and challenge missions called The Art of War. Two new civilizations have also been added with the Inca and Swedes.
Online multiplayer also sees some updates with cross network play, spectator modes, mod support and much more. Age of Empires 3: Definitive Edition releases on October 15th for PC. Stay tuned for more details and gameplay in the coming weeks.