Sixteen years after the release of Age of Empires 3, the fourth title of the popular strategy game series is set to be released in 2021. To get long-term fans in the mood for the new game, publisher Xbox Game Studios and developer Relic Entertainment have provided a trailer with the game Age of Empires 4. In the six-minute video, players can get the first detailed look at the campaign and the playable sections.
Many sections that can be played in the new area
In the third part – half a year ago a new edition was released as an “limited edition” with improved graphics and content additions – the soldiers were able to wage wars in the 16th to 19th centuries. Like the second game in the series, released in 1999 in Age of Empires 4, you fight through the “Dark Ages” and through “feudal”, “knights” and “imperial times”. Players may struggle with the Middle Ages, with a total of eight teams out of the squad, according to the manufacturer. Four of them have already been delivered in the new trailer: Chinese, English, Mongols and Delhi Sultanate.
Troop difference in the age of empires 4: Go to war on elephants
The trailer also reveals some initial details about the individual factions: the soldiers of the Delhi Sultanate ride elephants, the Chinese go to war with crossbows, fire and artillery. Although Microsoft and Relic have not yet announced four races, the trailer suggests that the categories are still significantly different compared to previous Age of Empires games. In the second part, a total of 13 divisions are playable, but in the new game all eight divisions must still have unique technologies, buildings and troops. Finally, there are special hero units with unique special abilities in the trailer.
New Campaign: Ascend the Throne of England with William the Conqueror
In the area of an adult-empire, the campaign must certainly disappear: players can fight Wilhelm the Conqueror and his troops in one of four campaigns. The official website was announced Is. Its purpose was to conquer England and ascend the throne as the new king. However, the focus of the campaign was not limited to battles involving several hundred units: the developers claim to have baked three-hour story material to convey interesting facts about the history of British conquest.