Definitive Edition is now available for Xbox consoles with an “intuitive and accessible” redesign

MADRID, 1 Feb. (Portaltic/EP) –

The Age of Empires franchise team has announced that the real-time strategy game Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition that’s it available for Xbox consoles with Game Pass, redesigned “from the ground up” to be “intuitive and accessible” to all players.

Until now, the game was only available for PC. However, Xbox and the Age of Empires team have moved forward to bring “this beloved franchise” closer to more players from “all over the world”, as the company has expressed through a statement.

In this sense, the game developed by Forgotten Empires, Tantalus Media, Wicked Witch and World’s Edge, it can now be played through Xbox Game Pass and, therefore, its consoles. youIt is also being brought to Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta), which will allow players to “continue to build their empire,” even when away from PC or console, according to has explained the American company on its website.

Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition is about a “innovative” edition which improves the game for users who are more accustomed to using a controller instead of a keyboard, while retaining all the features that veteran players “know and love.”

Thus, users will act as rulers armed with Xbox controllers to demonstrate their skill in more than 200 hours of historic gameplayin which more than thousand years of human history in 35 civilizations. “Our passionate community of Age of Empires players has been asking us to bring Age to the console, and we’ve been listening,” they have moved from Xbox.

To bring the game to the console, a new optimized interface. In this way, the Age of Empires team has developed a user interface that allows a easy readability and understanding both on PC and console, so that the player can focus on their building strategies.

Also, players will have a updated tutorial specific to each console and controllerin addition to new automation features console specific to “relieve basic resource gathering functionalities”.

However, for those players who still prefer to use keyboard and mouse, too they can do it with the console game since their tickets are compatible, thus making any game option possible.

have also been implemented game news to “elevate the experience of Age of Empires” for both new and experienced players. In this way, the villager automation and “site-based commands”, to balance time and focus when boosting armies.

Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition incorporates new graphics for consoles. Specifically, graphics 4K in Series X and 1,440p in Series S. It also includes a mode online multiplayer between Xbox consoles, and optional crossplay between Xbox and PC consoles. In addition to all this, players will be able to enjoy a New fully remastered soundtrack.

Specifically, Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition is available on Xbox Game Pass for Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One and Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta). Regarding its sale price, it can be purchased for 19.99 euros in the Xbox Store.

On the other hand, the delivery Age of Empires II: Deluxe Definitive Edition is also available by €39.99. This version includes the ‘The Lords of the West’, ‘Dawn of the Dukes’ and ‘Dynasties of India’ expansions.