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
August 10, 2021
Dawn of the Dukes, the second expansion to Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition, was released by Forgotten Empires on Steam, Xbox Game Pass and the Microsoft Store.
January 26, 2021
Lords of the West, the first expansion to Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition, was released by Forgotten Empires on Steam, Xbox Game Pass and the Microsoft Store.