The team is proud to present a new update for Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition!

A few highlights:

  • Ranked Matchmaking updates! New separate Random Map & Deathmatch map pools; new ‘Preferred Map’ and ‘Prefer Random Civilization’ option in lobbies!
  • Various balance changes and bug fixes!
  • Exactly 100 changes and improvements to random maps!
  • AI Improvements!
  • Pathfinding improvements, specifically around melee units.
  • The Horde of Genghis Khan approaches during the Mongol Civ Event!
  • New map: a long standing fan-favourite: Land Nomad!
  • New competitive Single Player scenario!
  • New ‘player lookup’ functionality in Profile menu!

For the full patch notes, please head over to the official Age of Empires website:

A hotfix has been pushed on July 27th 2020