Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties expansion revealed

Microsoft has unveiled the first details about “Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties,” the second expansion pack for “Age of Empires III” that arrives on PCs this Fall.

The expansion pack will introduce gamers to Asian civilisations, new gameplay features, and a new developer, Big Huge Games, the development studio responsible for the “Rise of Nations” franchise.

New gameplay elements include new ways of winning and trading, random map styles that feature remixes of classic “Age of Empires” game styles, and 15 new Asian “Wonders.”

“We’re honoured to have the opportunity to develop ‘Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties’ with Ensemble Studios and confident that the innovation of both teams will deliver an exciting experience for fans of this franchise,” said Brian Reynolds, Big Huge Games. “We feel that the in-depth experience of Big Huge Games in the real-time strategy genre, combined with the solid reputation of the ‘Age of Empires’ franchise, will result in something fresh and unique for gamers.”

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