This gamescom 2022 is a new day and a new era. We are pleased to provide a comprehensive overview here!Below, we’ll bring you the latest Age of Empires IV news. This includes a brief introduction to two new civilizations coming later this year, as well as a few chances to enjoy the game for free next week!
Some people may have found a mention of a particular “anniversary", but what can we say?Declare now. 2022 is the Year of the Age. Age of Empires IV not only turns one year old in October, but also celebrates the franchise’s 25th anniversary in the same month.
We believe that a quarter of a century is a reason to celebrate, and we look forward to your participation in October. You already know that the Red Bull Wololo: Legacy tournament will be held in the same week. More plans will be announced soon. Notice the Age channel.
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New Civilizations Coming in Anniversary Updates
If you missed the segments of gamescom 2022 Opening Night Live, you’ll be thrilled to learn that a new civilization is coming to Age of Empires IV in the October Anniversary Update. You need to own the base game to play, but the update and its content are completely free! From October 25th, re-engrave your name in history and play the latest civilizations: the Ottoman Empire and Mali.
It will lead the powerful Malian of West Africa to one of the wealthiest trading nations of all time and focus on its strong economic power in gold mining and investment. Or use the Ottoman civilization and its well-trained military might to build one of the longest-lasting empires in history. It features the Great Bombard, the largest gunpowder siege weapon.
In addition to these two civilizations, the free anniversary update also includes new maps, achievements, and mastery, along with content announced in Season 3 on the June 2022 roadmap. Mark October 25 in your calendar. It’s going to be a great day for Age of Empires IV!
Don’t you know how long you can wait? No worries! Next month, as part of the next Public Update Preview (PUP), you’ll have the opportunity to experience the Ottoman Empire, Mali, and a host of new content first-hand experiences. Age Sign up now as an Insider. We’ll notify you by email when the PUP starts.
There’s never been a better time to play Age of Empires IV
There’s a lot to be done over the next few months. Now is the perfect time to start Age of Empires IV! Play the game for free on Steam as part of Free Play Week from today until Monday, August 29, 10:00 AM PT, and enjoy a 50[17:00 UTC] % discount on the game on Steam or the Microsoft Store.
To celebrate your first time attending, we’ve officially extended Season 2 Event 2: By Stars and Seauntil Tuesday, August 30 to help you earn cool rewards.