Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition
Command mighty civilizations from across Europe and the Americas or jump to the battlefields of Asia in stunning 4K Ultra HD graphics and with a fully remastered soundtrack.
Now featuring two new game modes: Historical Battles and The Art of War Challenge Missions, including all previously released expansions and all 14 civilizations, plus two brand new civilizations – the Swedes and Inca. Complete your collection with this final chapter in the Age of Empires Definitive Edition journey.
Additionally, European nations can now revolt to a total of 16 different nations spanning the globe, check out all the new & updated revolutions here!
Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition comes with a vast selection of story based campaigns! Including all stories found in the original Age of Empires III, The WarChiefs, The Asian Dynasties and an all new selection of Historical Battles!
- Blood, Ice and Steel
- Fire and Shadow
- The Asian Dynasties
- Historical Battles
Find the complete selection of 4k screenshots on our Media page.
- All content of the past 15 years bundled in one big pack. Including the original Age of Empires III and its two expansions!
- A brand-new expansion, featuring 2 new civilizations (bringing the total to 16!)
- All new art in stunning 4K Ultra HD graphics
- Brand-new “Art of War” challenge missions
- Improved destruction animations on buildings
- All sounds & music remastered
- Overhauled, scalable UI
- Mod support, new game modes, tutorials and more community and quality-of-life improvements.
- New server-based multiplayer infrastructure
- Integrated leaderboards & ladders
- Spectator mode (unlimited spectators, late-joining and dashboards)
- One community: cross-play between Microsoft Store & Steam version
- New maps, inspired and built in cooperation with the competitive community
- Improved game balance (check the full 75 page long changelog here!)
- Improved AI which can read the battlefield better. Making well-rounded army compositions, retreating from lost battles, hit-and-run tactics on the highest levels.
- New “Extreme” AI difficulty level.
- New “Politicians” and “Revolutions” for the original European civilizations.
- All 8 campaigns from the original game and all expansions have been revamped. Fully voice acted in various languages.
- Revisited Native American storylines.
- New Historical Battles.
- Various hotkey presets (Original/Grid)
- In-game tech tree
- Extended & scalable UI (legacy options available!)
- Range and progress indicators for buildings