Age of Empires 4 – News, Reviews, Videos, and More

Age of Empires 4 Box Art
Publisher
Microsoft
Developer
World's Edge, Relic Entertainment
Platforms
PC
Release Date
28 October 2021: WW: PC
Genre
Strategy

Game Overview:

Age of Empires 4 is a real-time strategy game developed by World’s Edge and Relic Entertainment, and published by Microsoft.

It is the first mainline entry in the series after years of a hiatus, following 2005’s Age of Empires 3.

Latest Updates For Age of Empires 4

Age of Empires 4 and Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition Are Coming to Xbox Consoles in 2023

Age of Empires 4 and Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition Are Coming to Xbox Consoles in 2023

On the occasion of the real-time strategy series' 25th anniversary, Microsoft has announced that it'll be making its console debut next year.

Age of Empires 4: Anniversary Edition Launches on October 25th for PC

Age of Empires 4: Anniversary Edition Launches on October 25th for PC

It includes the base game and all updates along with the new Anniversary Update, which adds two new civilizations, eight new maps, and more.

Age of Empires 4 is Adding Two New Civilizations in October

Age of Empires 4 is Adding Two New Civilizations in October

The real-time strategy game will receive a free update on October 25 that'll add two new civilizations- the Malians and the Ottoman empire.

Age of Empires 4 Kicks off Season 2 with New Event, Quality of Life Features, Balance Fixes

Age of Empires 4 Kicks off Season 2 with New Event, Quality of Life Features, Balance Fixes

Age of Empires 4 is starting Season 2 with a new event that features cosmetic rewards, and a host of balance changes and quality of life features.

Age of Empires 4 Seasons 2 and 3 Detailed in Updated Roadmap

Age of Empires 4 Seasons 2 and 3 Detailed in Updated Roadmap

Season 2 will be bringing a new map and several new features, such as remappable hotkeys, a player colour picker, and more.

Age of Empires 4 – Microsoft Store Listing Seemingly Hints at Xbox Version

Age of Empires 4 – Microsoft Store Listing Seemingly Hints at Xbox Version

Age of Empires 4's Microsoft Store page seems to provide further evidence that the real-time strategy title is headed to Xbox consoles.

Age of Empires 4: Season One – Festival of Ages Trailer Showcases Content Editor, Ranked Seasons, and More

Age of Empires 4: Season One – Festival of Ages Trailer Showcases Content Editor, Ranked Seasons, and More

Quality of life features like a global build queue and hotkey improvements, Seasonal Events, MegaRandom map and much more also coming.

Age of Empires 4 Seasons 1 and 2 Will Add Content Editor Beta, QoL Improvements, Map Vote System, and More

Age of Empires 4 Seasons 1 and 2 Will Add Content Editor Beta, QoL Improvements, Map Vote System, and More

Microsoft is rethinking its approach to post-launch updates for Age of Empires 4, and has provided a sneak peak at what to expect from its next couple of seasons.

Age of Empires 4 Might be Headed to Xbox

Age of Empires 4 Might be Headed to Xbox

A recently discovered codename suggests that an Xbox port of 2021's Age of Empires 4 is currently being tested.

Age of Empires 4 Design Director Departs from Relic Entertainment

Age of Empires 4 Design Director Departs from Relic Entertainment

Quinn Duffy joined the company in 1998 and has been involved in several key titles including Homeworld and the Company of Heroes series.

Age of Empires 4 Winter Update Improves Mini-map, Nerfs the French Hulk Ship

Age of Empires 4 Winter Update Improves Mini-map, Nerfs the French Hulk Ship

Other features including enabling in-game player scores, viewing the map post-match and loading saved games immediately after defeat.

Age Of Empires 4 Details Roadmap Up To Spring 2022

Age Of Empires 4 Details Roadmap Up To Spring 2022

The latest entry in the beloved real-time strategy series gets a roadmap of what to expect in terms of updates for the next year.

Age of Empires 4 Developer is “Thinking About” a Potential Xbox Version

Age of Empires 4 Developer is “Thinking About” a Potential Xbox Version

Age of Empires 4's developers are exploring potential ways for how to make the strategy title work well on a console.

Age of Empires 4 Hits Nearly 74,000 Peak Concurrent Players on Steam

Age of Empires 4 Hits Nearly 74,000 Peak Concurrent Players on Steam

That's almost double the all-time peak of Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition, which is 38,275 players according to SteamDB.

Age of Empires 4 Receives Live Action Launch Trailer Ahead of Imminent Release

Age of Empires 4 Receives Live Action Launch Trailer Ahead of Imminent Release

Microsoft's beloved real time strategy series returns with a long-awaited sequel, with Age of Empires 4 launching in a couple of days.

Age of Empires 4 Features Min Spec Mode for Older PC Hardware

Age of Empires 4 Features Min Spec Mode for Older PC Hardware

Along with decreased destruction, low-resolution textures and less visual flourishes, the mode also limits multiplayer to four-player battles.

Age of Empires 4 Has Gone Gold

Age of Empires 4 Has Gone Gold

It's out on October 28th for PC and will be available for Xbox Game Pass at launch with eight civilizations, four campaigns and more.

Age of Empires 4, Dragon Ball FighterZ, and More Headline New Xbox Game Pass Additions

Age of Empires 4, Dragon Ball FighterZ, and More Headline New Xbox Game Pass Additions

Other games including the likes of The Forgotten City, Outriders, Alan Wake's American Nightmare, and more are also headed to the service.

Age of Empires 4 Devs Showcase Another Full Multiplayer Match

Age of Empires 4 Devs Showcase Another Full Multiplayer Match

New multiplayer match focuses on the French and Chinese civilizations, with another new map serving as the stage for the action.

Age of Empires 4 – Developer Match Showcases 1v1 Multiplayer

Age of Empires 4 – Developer Match Showcases 1v1 Multiplayer

Watch two civilization clash in battle, each utilizing different strategies, units and resources to survive. The full game is out on October 28th for PC.

Age of Empires 4 Stress Test Announced for September 17th and 20th

Age of Empires 4 Stress Test Announced for September 17th and 20th

Four civilizations will be available along with five maps. Changes to camera zoom distance and balance have been made along with bug fixes.

Age of Empires 4 Shows Another Civilization in New Gameplay Trailer

Age of Empires 4 Shows Another Civilization in New Gameplay Trailer

The strategy title's newest trailer reveals the Holy Roman Empire civilization, which will star in the Rise of Moscow campaign.

Age of Empires 4 “Hands on History” Video Details the Trebuchet

Age of Empires 4 “Hands on History” Video Details the Trebuchet

Fans of the Age of Empires series are also advised to stay tuned for more news tomorrow at Gamescom Opening Night Live at 11 AM PST.

Age of Empires 4 Trailers Briefly Show New Weapons of War

Age of Empires 4 Trailers Briefly Show New Weapons of War

Use the Nest of Bees to fire deadly projectiles at enemies from afar, or palings to deter cavalry units in enemy forces.

Age of Empires 4 Closed Beta Announced for August 5th to 16th

Age of Empires 4 Closed Beta Announced for August 5th to 16th

Along with a tutorial mission, selected Age insiders can also partake in 8 player multiplayer and AI matches with four civilizations to choose from.

Age of Empires 4 Shows Off Naval Combat And One Of The Dynasties In Latest Trailers

Age of Empires 4 Shows Off Naval Combat And One Of The Dynasties In Latest Trailers

Take a look at what it's like to play as the Abbasid Dynasty as well as a sneak peek at what the new navel-based combat will be like to dominate foes at sea.

Age of Empires 4 Launches October 28

Age of Empires 4 Launches October 28

The highly anticipated real time strategy title has confirmed its release date and released a new trailer showcasing a gameplay footage.

Age of Empires 4 Developers Talk About Maintaining a Crunch-Free Environment

Age of Empires 4 Developers Talk About Maintaining a Crunch-Free Environment

"I don't even remember when we last had crunch," says game director Quinn Duffy.

Age of Empires Event Confirmed for April 10

Age of Empires Event Confirmed for April 10

Tune in for new updates on Age of Empires 4 and the Definitive Editions of AoE 2 and 3.

Age of Empires 4 Event Planned for April 10 – Rumour

Age of Empires 4 Event Planned for April 10 – Rumour

Series fans have reason to be excited, according to journalist Jeff Grubb.

Age of Empires 4 Development Has Made “Great Progress”

Age of Empires 4 Development Has Made “Great Progress”

World's Edge is currently working on polishing the game.

Age of Empires 4 – Microsoft Discusses Possibility of Xbox One Version

Age of Empires 4 – Microsoft Discusses Possibility of Xbox One Version

Microsoft's Adam Isgreen says the focus is on making a "wonderful PC game" first.

Age of Empires 4 Won’t Have Microtransactions

Age of Empires 4 Won’t Have Microtransactions

DLC and expansions can be expected though.

Age of Empires 4 Gameplay Finally Debuts at X019

Age of Empires 4 Gameplay Finally Debuts at X019

Armies of units with highly detailed animations? You've come to the right place.

Age of Empires 4 Gameplay Reveal Confirmed for X019

Age of Empires 4 Gameplay Reveal Confirmed for X019

Relic Entertainment's iteration in the classic series will be showcased on November 14th.

Age of Empires 4 Announced, Under Development At Relic

Age of Empires 4 Announced, Under Development At Relic

After years and years of waiting, it has finally happened.

Age of Empires 4 Discussed By Bill Gates

Age of Empires 4 Discussed By Bill Gates

DON'T EVEN JOKE WITH ME ABOUT THAT.

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