Microsoft introduced in October final yr that Age of Empires 4 could be coming to Xbox consoles at some point in 2023, and simply as followers had been starting to surprise when the subsequent replace on the console port will arrive, it has obtained a shock launch.
At Gamescom Opening Night Live, Microsoft introduced with a brand new trailer that Age of Empires 4: (*4*) Edition has now launched for Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One, and is, of course, additionally obtainable by way of Xbox Game Pass.
The real-time technique title’s console port comes with a handful of key modifications and additions, together with 4K help, a brand new person interface, new computerized instruments to hurry up gameplay, quality-of-life enhancements, improved tutorials for a greater onboarding expertise, and extra.
The improved onboarding, in the meantime, comes within the type of The Rise of a King, a brand new narrative-driven expertise that takes place over a 20-year interval main as much as the Battle of Hastings, which is the place the principle marketing campaign kicks off.
Where multiplayer is involved, gamers can compete, cooperate, or spectate with as much as 7 mates in PvP and PvE multiplayer modes on Xbox Series X/S, and as much as 3 mates on Xbox One.