Age of Empires 4 roadmap outlines next patch, mod tools, and ranked seasons


Fresh from the latest patch, Microsoft has now revealed its plans for the next six months for newly launched RTS game Age of Empires IV. We can anticipate the next replace to be greater, a lot so it’s known as the ‘Winter 2021’ replace and will function over 100 fixes and modifications.

The official weblog submit supplies some particulars on a couple of of the extra high-profile modifications coming, such because the UI for the Chinese dynasty interface, mini-map readability enhancements, and the Rus not with the ability to infinitely uplicate relics like they’re popping out of a Star Trek replicator

The actual good things doesn’t land till next 12 months, nonetheless. Ranked seasons will begin in early 2022, and will final for 12 weeks. The first wave of Age of Empires 4 mod instruments shall be coming as properly within the Spring 2022 replace, which is able to deliver additional steadiness updates and fan-requests such because the Patrol function. No phrase on any Age of Empires 4 DLC or expansions, however then it appears the staff at Relic has loads to be getting on with in phrases of coping with post-launch suggestions and fan requests.

The replace additionally particulars a listing of different fan-requests that the staff is actively however has no timetable for, similar to correct Age of Empires 4 cheats. Here’s the roadmap in full, because it stands now:

We actually loved Age of Empires IV, as you may see from our evaluate. It’s not pushing any boundaries, but it surely’s a superb re-imagining of a basic technique game for brand spanking new audiences. If you haven’t picked it up your self, it’s out there on Steam, the Microsoft Store, and even by way of Games Pass for PC.