Welcome to Age of Empires II HD: The African Kingdoms; the second new official expansion for the Age of Empires II universe in over 16 years. Challenge friends with four additional civilizations, new units, ships and technologies. Fight your way through the African continent with four campaigns and obliterate your opponents with a fresh batch of units under your command!
- Berbers – Unite the tribes of Northern Africa and set sail for Europe. Can you hold your ground against the scrambled kingdoms of Iberia?
- Malians – Follow in the footsteps of the great Mansa Musa and become the greatest king of Western Africa.
- Ethiopians – Relive the glory of the once mighty Aksumite empire and rule over the Red Sea.
- Portuguese – Set sail for the new world, discover new routes to unknown lands and expand your trade routes to the mighty African empires.
- Tariq ibn Ziyad
- Francisco de Almeida
- 4 new civilizations
- 4 new campaigns
- Improved AI
- 10 new Special Maps
- 8 new Real World Maps
- 5 new Random Maps
- 10 new terrains
- Sudden Death mode
- New generic units & technologies
- Countless balance adjustments. (Specific African Kingdoms changelog|Complete changelog)
- Many new scenario editor objects.
Let us know what you think of the expansion once it’s out!
A very special word of thank to all the people who have helped us on this project! Check the full credits here.