Microsoft announces Age of Empires for Xbox consoles. As the publisher announced in the course of the 25th anniversary of the popular real-time strategy series, two games will be released for consoles: Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition and Age of Empires 4. While the release date for the technically revamped version of Age 2 is already for the January 31, 2023 is set, Microsoft currently only vaguely states the release period for Age of Empires 4 on Xbox as 2023. Concrete information should be submitted in the coming weeks.
Age of Empires mit Controller
In a recent blog post, the company says the team has put a lot of effort into creating an experience that gives players all the intricacies of controller control and console gameplay. With the release of Age of Empires, Microsoft is also making the wish of many players come true, who have repeatedly asked for a console port in recent years. So that getting started on Xbox is as uncomplicated as possible, a tutorial should first bring you closer to the controller control. “The new in-game AI also makes the particularly important resource management more efficient and intuitive,” writes Microsoft.
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Crossplay between PC and Xbox
If you don’t want to play Age of Empires on Xbox with a controller, you can use mouse and keyboard controls. “Age of Empires on console also has many other features that console players are familiar with on their Xbox,” writes Microsoft, adding that Age on Xbox also has crossplay. Players on Xbox and PC can thus play together. You can start real-time strategy via cloud gaming on PC, Xbox and smartphone. Both games will appear on Xbox Game Pass and the Microsoft Store. Rumors had previously surfaced about an Age release on Xbox. By the way: Anno 1800 will also be released for consoles in 2023.