At the end of 2020, the developers of Age of Empires 4 announced a new update. While they don’t reveal any great new details about the game itself, their statements leave one Release in 2021 seem quite likely.
State of the development of AoE 4
It is already playable: The team explains that they already play Age of Empires 4 internally every day. Because most of the work on the individual building blocks such as AI, economic system, rendering and the like has already been completed. All these separately developed elements have also already been brought together.
What is still to be done? The focus at the moment is primarily on polishing, balancing adjustments and the correction of errors. The developer also states that they are already moving towards the release at “full speed”.
What the game will look like, showed the team in November 2019 with a short trailer that already presented some gameplay scenes. In them you can see, among other things, that it will go back to the Middle Ages.
Age of Empires 4 – These are the innovations
When is Age of Empires 4 coming out?
The studio has still not announced an official release date. According to your statements, however, there is a lot to suggest that, despite the long radio silence still in 2021 get started.
How exactly Age of Empires 4 will play, the studio also explained to us in 2019. In our preview we can already tell you what new features will be available and what kind of game you can expect.
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The team behind the game itself affirmed at the end of the year that the title was back feel like a real AoE should. Our author Reiner Hauser meanwhile has his own ideas about what the game has to offer. Age of Empires 3 in particular showed him exactly which direction part 4 must go in and which elements it should have and which should not.