Away from the press conference for the E3 2017 Microsoft has a little surprise in store: Age of Empires 1 of 1997 will be revised and adapted for modern computers and especially for UHD resolutions.
Microsoft says in the announcement of a “completely revised” version of the game with improved graphics, multiple zoom levels, a completely re-mastered soundtrack, a new narrative that is expected to replace the text of the original intros, and unnamed gameplay enhancements. In particular, a proper support resolutions above 1080p will please many players: Age of Empires II HD, which uses only the desktop resolution for playing the game content is unplayable at high pixel density due to the unscaled interfaces.
Can be played both the original and the expansion The rise of Rome ; As with other Remastered-play Microsoft is doing a “classic mode” is available, the look and feel of the original brings to the screen. In addition, there will be achievements. Multiplayer duels are initiated via Xbox Live. Microsoft into detail but can not.
There is one major Definitive Edition, however: You will be released exclusively for Windows 10 PCs and be available only through the Windows Store. A release date has not named Microsoft. is plausible that the game in October – will be available commercially – exactly 20 years after the first publication. Impatient can register on the website of the game for a closed beta test.