Happy 2021, Age of Empires III players!  A new year, a new patch!

A few highlights of update 13088:

  • Several performance improvements, out-of-sync error and crash fixes!
  • The leaderboard now loads more than 200 entries!
  • New Starting Resources and Ending Age settings for custom matches!
  • A lot of balance fixes! Including much requested adjustments to the Swedes.
  • Several exploit fixes, including one for the newly-employed “Dop-Box”
  • Fixed an issue which would cause campaign progress to reset in the Asian Dynasties campaigns.
  • Improvements to the Extensive Fortifications card, which is now available for all civs!
  • Numerous AI improvements in order to make it perform better and cheating less!
  • …and more!

As usual, the full patch notes can be found on the official Age of Empires website! https://www.ageofempires.com/news/aoe3de-update-13088/