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Age Of Empires 4 Release Date – AOE4 Trailer & Pre Order Bonus

Age Of Empires 4 release date, system requirements, & everything we know

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We haven’t seen a new Age Of Empires title in quite some time, so the anticipation for Age Of Empires 4 has been grabbing a lot of attention in 2021. We first got an announcement during Microsoft’s E3 press conference and were then treated to a trailer at Gamescom this year. So When is the AOE4 release date? Well, luckily this has already been announced by Microsoft, so we shall look at the planned date, along with the system requirements, and pre order options.

Age Of Empires 4 Trailer

Age of Empire IV release date

Age of Empires IV was announced all the way back in 2017, and for multiple years there was little development news, as the game’s development was kept relatively quiet. That was until 2019, when Phil Spencer, of Microsoft fame, confirmed the game was set for a 2021 release.

The official release date is October 28th 2021.

Age of Empires IV will feature eight civilizations available at release date which are the Abbasid DynastyChineseDelhi SultanateEnglishFrenchHoly Roman EmpireMongols, and Rus.

Age Of Empires 4 Pre Order

One of the most beloved RTS games is about to return this year, bringing familiar and innovative ways to expand your vast empire, with stunning 4K landscapes and general visual improvements. AOE4 will be available on Xbox  Game Pass for PC, Steam, and from Microsoft’s store.

Age Of Empires 4 Pre Order Bonus

Pre order AOE4 and you can get yourself Age Of Empires II Dawn Of Dukes, a free perk worth $10.

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Is Age Of Empires 4 On Xbox Game Pass?

Yes, AOE4 will be on Xbox Game Pass.

Age Of Empires IV System Requirements

Minimum System Requirements

Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system

  • OS: Windows 10 – 64 bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-6300U
  • Memory: 8GB
  • Graphics: Intel HD 520
  • DirectX: Version 12

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10 – 64 bit
  • CPU: 3.6 GHz 6-core (Intel i5)
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • GPU: Nvidia Geforce 970 GPU
  • VRAM: 4GB
  • DirectX: Version 12

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