If we talk about strategy games, Age of Empires is the absolute king of the genre. He was born on October 15, 1997, and since then he has brought together millions of players in the most epic battles in memory. Next month will celebrate 25 years of history.
Surely all of you have some memory of Age of Empires. Be that as it may, Microsoft is preparing to give a well-deserved birthday party to one of its star franchises.
Therefore, the company has announced a commemorative stream for the 25th anniversary of Age of Empires, which will be held on October 25 at 7:00 p.m. Spanish peninsular time. What can we expect from the event?
Age of Empires IV – Ottomans and Malians Trailer
Aside from surprises, we already know some of the announcements that will be presented in the stream. Age of Empires IV players can look forward to new content and even a new edition. will also be displayed anniversary videos, interviews, documentary previews and more.
Some fans believe that Microsoft too could announce the versions of Age of Empires 4 for Xbox consoles. Of course, at the moment there is no official news on this subject.
The stream, called Age of Empires 25th Anniversary Broadcast, can be followed live through the Age of Empires YouTube channel, Xbox and Red Bull Gaming, apart from Twitch and the game’s official website.
New 25th anniversary edition of Age of Empires 4 and more surprises
To start with, the stream will confirm the arrival of a new edition for Age of Empires IV. Age of Empires IV Anniversary Edition will be available on October 25 on Steam, Windows and PC Game Pass.
This edition of Relic Entertainment’s RTS includes the base game, all updates released to date, a new 25th anniversary update, and two new civilizations: the Ottomans and the Malians.
The same day will also be released a content update (Anniversary Update) for the title, which is included in the special edition of Age of Empires IV.
The new update includes the new Ottoman and Malian civilizations, new mastery challenges, achievements, and eight new maps and biomes, as well as Multiplayer Season 3 and other multiplayer enhancements.
To round out the birthday, Microsoft has confirmed that both Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition and Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition (both on PC Game Pass) will receive new challenges and rewards of the rest of deliveries.
Once the event is over, it can be seen again on YouTube’s video-on-demand service. Anyone can participate in the chat and question sessions, using the hashtag #AoE25.
are you a fan of Age of Empires? If so, you can’t miss the stream for the 25th anniversary of the Microsoft franchise, which you can follow live on October 25 at 7:00 p.m. Spanish time. Remember that the news for the different games also come out on that day.