In a flurry of updates for the whole franchise, we’re proud to present an update for Age of Empires: Definitive Edition featuring balance changes, new features and bug fixes!

A few highlights:

  • New unit stances! (Parity with Age of Empires II: DE)
  • New & improved matchmaking lobby: new chat shortcuts, mirrored civilization picks, and more!
  • Reorganized ranked ladders (and ladder reset)!
  • Balance updates to maps, units, and civilizations!
  • Reduced install size from ~17GB to ~12GB!
  • Anti-cheat improvements!
  • …and much more!

For the full patch notes, please head over to the official Age of Empires website: https://www.ageofempires.com/news/aoede-update-38862/