Age of Empires 3: DE’s Mexico DLC adds the “most strategically diverse civilization yet”


Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition launched a yr in the past this month, and there’s been lots to sink your enamel into since then, together with – most lately – a giant anniversary-themed bash with new maps, “tons” of Inca updates, and extra. Now, Forgotten Empires and Tantalus Media have introduced that there’s a brand new DLC arising very quickly for the remastered technique game – and it’ll deliver “the most strategically diverse civilization yet”.

The AoE III: DE Mexico DLC brings – yep, you guessed it – the civilization of Mexico to the game when it launches on December 1. “In Age III: DE, the burgeoning Mexican States can choose to revolt instead of advancing to the Fortress, Industrial, or Imperial Ages,” the devs reveal. “Each revolt offers you a whole new deck full of opportunities.”

Unlike the game’s different civs, Mexico can reverse these revolts after which return to Mexico, all whereas nonetheless “retaining access to the benefits of any cards sent during the revolution”. There’ll be a brand-new set of Federal States which you should utilize to “evolve your gameplay”, and the devs say that the Mexico civ can “adapt to any strategic situation like no other” – so it appears like the DLC will toss stuff fairly new and revolutionary into the combine.

The pack can even add new historic battles to the game. There’ll be a brand new situation distinctive to the DLC known as ‘Grito de Dolores’ which hinges on revolution, whereas house owners of the present United States DLC will get one other known as ‘The Burning of USS Philadelphia’ totally free, even when they don’t personal the new Mexico pack. For those that do personal each, there’ll be a 3rd historic battle on provide, ‘The Battle of Queenston Heights’.

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If you don’t personal both but however are considering of selecting them up, there’ll be a brand new US and Mexico bundle that allows you to seize each packs for a decrease, mixed worth. So, you’ll get each civs plus the three historic battles outlined above, with the US civ being playable immediately, and Mexico on December 1 when the DLC’s out.

To mark the debut of the new civilization, there’ll be an in-game occasion kicking off on launch day which celebrates all 31 of Mexico’s states. “Players can participate in 31 in-game challenges to earn unique profile icons,” the submit explains, and people who full all of these challenges will unlock some “unique skins for in-game explorers”.

If you’re eager to seize the Mexico DLC for AoE III: DE, you may pre-order it on Steam at that hyperlink.