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Age of Empires II HD is set for a Steam release

Posted on Saturday, March 9th, 2013 in Gaming by Nick

Age of Empires, the greatest thing since sliced bread, is coming back from the grave. Microsoft has announced that 1999 Age of Empires II will be re-released with additional features on Steam.

Some of the new features the game will have are:

  • Remastered for high-resolution, 1080p displays
  • Enhanced visual engine with improved terrain textures and lighting effects
  • Steam leaderboards, online matchmaking, achievements, and the ability to download user created content with Steam Workshop
  • All the single player campaigns from Age of Kings and the Conquerors expansion

Age of Empires HD is set for release on April 9, while those who pre-order the game will be able to start playing it on April 5. The game is being developed by Hidden Path Entertainment, the creators of Counter Strike: Global Offensive.

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