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Age of Empires is a series of historical real-time strategy video games originally developed by Ensemble Studios and published by Microsoft Studios. The first game, Age of Empires, was released in 1997 and the series has spanned five major titles and several spin-offs, selling over 20 million copies to date.

Main series[]

The original Age of Empires series

All main series titles are PC-exclusive and were originally developed by Ensemble Studios until its closure in 2009. Age of Empires IV was developed by Relic Entertainment.


Age of Empires II: HD Edition was developed by Hidden Path Entertainment. All following remasters and expansion packs were developed by SkyBox Labs, with the assistance of Forgotten Empires. For the Definitive Edition remasters, Forgotten Empires have handled development with studios Tantalus Media and Wicked Witch.

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  • Music From the Ages (1999)
  • Age of Empires Compilation Sountrack (2000)
  • More Music From the Ages (2000)
  • Age of Mythology Original Soundtrack (2002)
  • Age of Empires III: Original soundtrack (2006)
  • Age of Empires: Definitive Edition Soundtrack (2017)
  • Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition Soundtrack (2019)