Age of Empires 2: Definitive Version is readying to succeed in even additional into the collection’ previous with the announcement of its Return of Rome DLC, a “new type” of the unique Age of Empires’ Rise of Rome enlargement that is coming to PC and consoles on sixteenth Might.
There’s rather a lot happening in Rise of Rome – which purchasers might want to swap to from the principle display with a view to entry its new stuff – however probably the most notable addition for collection followers is arguably the return of all 16 civilisations from the unique Age of Empires and Rise of Rome.
Which means the Assyrians, Babylonians, Carthaginians, Choson, Egyptians, Greeks, Hittites, Macedonians, Minoans, Palmyrans, Persians, Phoenicians, Romans, Shang, Sumerians, and Yamato will all be playable in Rise of Rome, with the Romans being distinctive in that they’re going to even be out there to play in Age of Empires 2: Definitive Version’s base sport.
On high of that, Return of Rome introduces one brand-new civilisation, the Lac Viet, which Microsoft says is in honour and recognition of Rise of Rome’s reputation in Vietnam.
Elsewhere, there are three new campaigns – Sargon of Akkad (Sumerians), Pyrrhus of Epirus (Macedonians) and Trajan (Romans) – all with their very own missions and tales, plus the brand new D3 Sport Mode. This “homage to a fan favorite rule set” bans partitions and towers, reduces rush ways, and solely permits gamers to struggle with a single unit till they enter the Bronze Age.
Age of Empires 2: Definitive Version’s Return of Rome DLC is about to price £8.49 when it launches for Xbox Sequence X/S, Xbox One, and PC on sixteenth Might.