A week away from launch, Xbox Game Studios’ Age of Empires 4 has finally gone gold. Developed by Relic Entertainment and World’s Edge, it’s the first new title in the real-time strategy franchise since 2005’s Age of Empires 3. It’s out on October 28th for PC via Steam and the Microsoft Store along with launching day one on Xbox Game Pass for PC.
Along with a vibrant visual aesthetic which supports 4K resolution, Age of Empires 4 features eight civilizations like the Holy Roman Empire, the Rus, the Delhi Sultanate, the Mongols, and more. It will have four campaigns to play through, including the Norman Campaign which sees King Harold of the Anglo-Saxons and Duke William battling for the throne in 1066.
Features like naval combat and multiplayer are also returning (watch a full match here for more details). Stay tuned for more information on the full game, including updates and new content, in the coming days.