Age of Empires II: DE – Lords of the West Announced

Age of Empires II DE - Lords of the West Announced

The developers of RTS Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition have announced a new expansion coming to the game on January 26, 2021. Called Lords of the West, it will add two additional civilizations as well as new units and technologies. Battle your way across Western Europe and the Mediterranean with three new campaigns, subjugating your opponents by means of sheer military might and diplomatic prowess or through overwhelming economic and cultural power!

2 New Civilizations:

  • Burgundians – Rise from a mere duchy to the marvel of Western Europe through economic might, cultural achievement, and the use of advanced military technology and tactics. The Burgundian unique unit is the Coustillier, a cavalry unit that utilizes a powerful shock attack when charging into battle.
  • Sicilians – Experience the diverse cultures and martial spirit of the Mediterranean’s crossroads as you build one of the most coveted kingdoms of medieval Europe. The Sicilian unique unit is the Serjeant, a hardy infantry unit that can construct the formidable Donjon.

3 New, Fully Voiced Campaigns

  • Edward Longshanks. Playing as the Britons, you will follow Edward Longshanks throughout England, Wales, Scotland, and even on Crusade!
  • The Grand Dukes of the West. Play as the Burgundians as their focus turns increasingly northwards as they aim to create a kingdom of their own.
  • The Hautevilles. The Sicilian campaign features Robert de Hauteville and his intrepid Norman adventurers as they fuse three cultures into Europe’s most tolerant and sophisticated kingdom.


Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition celebrates the 20th anniversary of one of the most popular strategy games ever with stunning 4K Ultra HD graphics, a new and fully remastered soundtrack, and brand-new content, “The Last Khans” with 3 new campaigns and 4 new civilizations.

Explore all the original campaigns like never before as well as the best-selling expansions, spanning over 200 hours of gameplay and 1,000 years of human history. Head online to challenge other players with 35 different civilizations in your quest for world domination throughout the ages.

Check out the game’s Steam page to find out more!

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