Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition comes with a whopping 27 campaigns! Including all content found in the original Age of Kings, The Conquerors, The Forgotten, The African Kingdoms, Rise of the Rajas and an all-new “The Last Khans”. Over 200 hours of campaign gameplay in one package!
Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings
The warriors of Scotland attempt to hold off an invasion of the better-equipped English armies. Learn the basic concepts of Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition, such as building an economy, training your soldiers and, most importantly, fighting and defeating your enemy. If you are new to real-time strategy games, you will learn all that you need to know. If you have played the original Age of Empires games, you can skip ahead to more advanced features, such as collecting relics and siegecraft.
Joan of Arc
War has raged for one hundred years, and the exhausted French army has lost nearly every battle. The heir to the French monarchy is too cowardly to ascend to the throne. Soon, the English and their Burgundian allies will conquer all of France—but in the darkest hour, a young peasant girl declares that she intends to save France.
Outraged that the Holy Land is ruled by Saracens, zealous European knights have descended upon the Middle East and carved out four Crusader kingdoms. A Saracen general, Saladin, rallies his troops in an attempt to drive back the invaders. In response to European vileness, the cultured Saracens have become ruthless. But will it be enough to save their homeland?
The nomadic tribes of the Mongolian steppes have spent centuries entangled in their own petty feuds. Now, Genghis Khan aspires to unite them into a highly disciplined army and embark on a campaign of world conquest. Can a horde of horse archers overcome the technologically advanced empires in China, let alone the military might of Persia and Eastern Europe?
Can the will of one man forge an empire? Frederick Barbarossa attempts to unify the squabbling German fiefdoms into his Holy Roman Empire, and then expand it into Poland and Italy. Should he accomplish these feats, will he dare to take the cross and lead his army on the Third Crusade?
Age of Empires II: The Conquerors
Attila the Hun
Of the barbarian hordes preying on the dying Roman Empire, the most feared are the Huns and their ferocious king, Attila. Dissatisfied with paltry Roman tributes, the mighty warlord mobilizes his horsemen on a campaign to ravage and loot the heart of the Empire itself! Can nothing stop the brutal Attila?
Spain is divided between Christian and Moorish kingdoms. In the borderlands of Castille, Rodrigo Diaz, called El Cid, gains fame as a general, earning respect and unexpected allies even among the Moors. After his popularity among the soldiers and peasants leads his jealous king to send him into exile, will he manage to establish a fiefdom of his own?
After centuries of conquest, the Aztecs now rule the mightiest empire in Central America. But when strangers appear on the shores of the Caribbean Sea, Montezuma, emperor of the Aztecs, is unsure whether they are conquerors…or gods. Can a vast empire of warriors using obsidian spears and cotton armor hold off mounted invaders armed with metal armor and gunpowder?
Age of Empires II HD: The Forgotten
(now fully voice acted!)
The trauma of the Hunnic invasion in the 4th century has transformed the Visigothic people. Desperately fleeing their ravaged homeland, they search for a new place to call home. Can their leader, Alaric, secure a new homeland in the territory of the collapsing Roman Empire?
History forged an incredible legend around the man who held 15th century Wallachia against the vast armies of the Ottoman Empire. His cruel tactics and sharp mind made him the most feared man in all of Eastern Europe—but will they be enough to parry the Turkish onslaught?
400 years after the fall of Rome, Italy remains viciously contested as Byzantines, Lombards, Normans, and Muslims covet the southern Italian port of Bari. Experience this chaos through the eyes of a Byzantine family, rising from the common soldiery to the nobility, and preserve the legacy of the Romans!
When the Italian princes were too cowardly to get their hands dirty, they paid mercenaries like Sforza. He sold himself to the highest bidder, but always looked for a new opportunity to get rich. Can a man like Sforza achieve his grand ambitions, or will he himself be betrayed?
(New in Definitive Edition!)
Countless tribes vie for supremacy in the steep mountain valleys and dense jungles of South America. But which will prevail and earn the favor of the gods? As treachery and discord gnaw at the young empire of the Inca, the destiny of an entire people lies in the hands of a single man.
The young king Prithviraj is strong, smart, and adored by his people. But what happens when he falls in love with the daughter of his enemy? And will his love be enough to help him save India from invasion?
Age of Empires II HD: The African Kingdoms
Tariq ibn Ziyad
In the early 8th century, Tariq ibn Ziyad leads an army of Berbers across the sea to Iberia, promising them wealth and glory. Can they overcome the fearsome infantry of the Visigoths and even bring the banners of war to the powerful Merovingian Franks beyond the Pyrenees?
The once great Ghanaian Empire has fallen and the ambition of Sumanguru, the sorcerer king, knows no bounds. Said to possess a magical instrument that guarantees victory, he leads his Sosso warriors to create an empire of his own. Can Sundjata, the crippled prince of Mali, manage to defeat Sumanguru and become the most powerful ruler in West Africa?
Francisco de Almeida
On the fringes of Europe, the Portuguese manage a meager and unsure existence, hardened by centuries of war. Now, daring explorers have returned from India and given Portugal hope of glories and wealth unachievable in the Old World. Can you lead a Portuguese armada to the East and forge an empire that spans three continents and two oceans?
The beautiful princess Yodit has a promising future at the Aksumite court, but is forced to flee when her jealous nephew accuses her of theft. Witness exile transform this fallen princess into a mighty queen whose vengeance would strike fear into the hearts of all Ethiopians for centuries!
Age of Empires II HD: Rise of the Rajas
On the island of Java, a new power is rising. Gajah Mada, prime minister of Majapahit, aspires to build an empire to rule the waves and islands of the archipelago. Will he be able to balance his unquestioned loyalty to the king with his growing ambitions?
As the 11th century Khmer Empire spirals into ruin, one prince, Suryavarman, shows the courage and cunning to prevent its collapse. Seizing the throne, however, is just the first of many tasks. Can he prevail and establish a timeless legacy as the king who attained Nirvana?
A warrior king seeks to unite a divided land. But when he is betrayed, only his devoted servant can continue his legacy. Can a mere commoner ascend the Burmese throne and build the largest empire in Southeast Asian history?
When a civil war plunged Dai Viet into chaos, the Ming Emperor intervened and seized control. Now, the only hope for freedom from oppression lies with one man: a noble named Le Loi. Will he be able to unite feuding factions, defeat the Chinese, and regain Vietnamese independence?
Age of Empires II DE: The Last Khans
In the 14th century, while lesser men tear apart the decaying remains of the Mongol Empire, Tamerlane sees entropy as opportunity. A brilliant, charismatic tactician bred on the rugged steppes of Transoxiana, can he restore the splendor of the fractured state—even if he must slaughter half of its inhabitants in the process?
During the Mongol invasions, a pig farmer leads a militia defending the Bulgarian villages. But when his victories attract the attention of the Tsar and his nobles, he is forced to lead a mass uprising. Can a man of such humble origins defy the established order and give his people freedom?
For centuries, the Cumans throve on the vast plains of Eurasia. Now, a new threat comes from the East – Mongols, ruthless beyond imagination and seemingly invincible. Kotyan, the khan of a small clan, must unite the Cumans to resist the invaders. Will he save his people, even if it means abandoning their ancestral lands and ancient ways?
(Contains all Historical Battles from The Conquerors and The Forgotten)
Certain names ring down through history as men and women who shaped the world. Some defended their homelands from invaders, while others used their military might to violently acquire the lands of others. Battles such as Agincourt, Bapheus, and Hastings are remembered as turning points in world history, and names such as Henry V, Minamoto, and Osman are etched forever as great conquerors. Now relive their tragedies and triumphs.
Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition
The Art of War (Challenge Missions)
Uncover the strategic wisdom of Sun Tzu and practice your Age of Empires II skills in a series of short challenges. In each challenge, you will strive to earn a medal and prove your worth to your friends and enemies.