E3 2017: Age of Empires Definitive Edition Remasters the Classic RTS

The game is having everything redone as part of the game's 20th anniversary.

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Microsoft has revealed that it is working on Age of Empires Definitive Edition for Windows 10 PC as part of a celebration of the game's 20th anniversary.

According to the trailer shown at the PC Gaming Show, the 1997 classic is getting a rerecorded soundtrack, remastered 4K UHD graphics, new zoom levels, and improved gameplay. Creative Director Adam Isgreen said that now RTS fans can experience it without the CD-ROM, and everything has been carefully redone, including a modernized UI. The multiplayer has also been redone for Xbox Live, with many of the current multiplayer features added.

The is no official release date yet for Age of Empires Definitive Edition, but players can sign up for the multiplayer beta, which will happen later this year. More information is expected at GamesCom later this year. 

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