In 2013, Age of Empires II HD was announced and given a release date of April 9, 2013 on the Steam digital distribution platform for Windows operating systems only. The HD Edition includes both the original game and the expansion The Conquerors, as well as updated graphics for high-resolution displays. It also supports user-generated content through the Steam Workshop and multiplayer games provided through the Steam servers. After more than a decade another expansion pack was released, Age of Empires II HD: The Forgotten. It had more bug fixes, advanced AIs and balancing. It required the HD version to be installed first. Later, in 2015, the new expansion Age of Empires II HD: The African Kingdoms was added, giving a total of 27 civilizations. The following year in 2016, Age of Empires II HD: Rise of the Rajas was released on the 19th of December, bringing the total number of civilizations to 31. (Full article...)
What's new on Age of Empires II
June 9, 2019
Details for the upcoming Definitive Edition for Age of Empires II were announced: four new civilizations (Bulgarians, Cumans, Lituanians, and Tatars) and three campaigns will feature.
August 21, 2017
Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition, an upcoming remaster of Age of Empires II, was announced.
December 19, 2016
The latest expansion for the Age of Empires II HD Edition, Rise of the Rajas, is released by Forgotten Empires and Skybox Labs on Steam.
November 5, 2015
The second expansion for the Age of Empires II HD Edition, the The African Kingdoms, is released by Forgotten Empires and Skybox Labs on Steam.
The first expansion for the Age of Empires II HD Edition, the The Forgotten, is released by Forgotten Empires and Skybox Labs on Steam.