The Sforza campaign in Age of Empires II HD: The Forgotten is depicting Francesco Sforza (1401–1466) from his rise of power after the death of his father, Muzio Sforza, until he became the Duke of Milan. He is a must survive unit for all the campaigns. The campaign is present in the Definitive Edition, but has has been significantly reworked.


In The Forgotten, the Sforza campaign consists of five scenarios. The player plays as the Italians, and the player color is blue.

  1. An End and a Beginning
  2. O Fortuna
  3. The Hand of a Daughter
  4. The Ambrosian Republic
  5. A New Duke of Milan

In the Definitive Edition, the campaign portrays similar events and still has five scenarios, but each have different names, maps, and objectives.

  1. Mercenaries and Masters
  2. His Own Man
  3. Prodigal Son
  4. Blood and Betrayal
  5. Viva Sforza!


Francesco Sforza is a hero with the appearance of a Condottiero in The Forgotten and his own unique skin in the Definitive Edition.

Main article: Francesco Sforza
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