After successfully remastering and launching Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition, Microsoft have gone back to the well with Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition. For the last 20+ years, Age of Empires has been one of the most popular simulation series in the world. These remasters are an attempt to re-ignite the flames of older gamers, as well as picking up some young fans along the way.
We recently reviewed Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition.
Generally speaking, most fans of the AoE series would have II above III in their pecking order. However, as someone who has played a heck of a lot of both, i can honestly say that the storyline in Age of Empires III was far more compelling. The game also offers advancements in the technically aspects of gameplay which make a smoother, faster experience.
Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition, has been remastered for 4K Ultra HD screens. The game actually includes 2 new game modes, as well as 2 new civilisations (Swedes & Inca). On top of the new content, you’ll receive access to all expansions and all 14 civilisations.
Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition is out now and available for purchase on Windows 10 or Steam. It’s also available through Xbox Game Pass for PC.