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UPDATED: Age of Mythology: Extended Edition gets Steam release date, new trailer

Friday, 4th April 2014 10:27 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Age of Mythology: Extended Edition is a reprisal of the classical strategy effort headed to Steam next month, and a solid release date has just been confirmed.

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UPDATE: Eurogamer has just confirmed that the game will hit Steam on May 8, and that he game’s product page is live now. It’ll cost £22.99, but you can get 20% off if you pre-order before launch.

Here’s the minimum and recommended specs:

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows Vista, 7, 8.1+
  • Processor: 1.6 Ghz
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Direct X 10+ Capable GPU
  • DirectX: Version 10
  • Hard Drive: 3 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Direct X Compatible Sound Card
  • Additional Notes: GPU at least Integrated HD 3000, X1950, 8600GT

Recommended:

  • OS: Windows 7, 8.1+
  • Processor: 2.6 Ghz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Direct X 11+
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Hard Drive: 5 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: GeForce 9800GTX, Radeon 4850+

ORIGINAL STORY: Microsoft today announced a May launch for the polished and expanded re-release. Steam Early Access pre-purchase will open this month.

The Extended Edition bundles together the original game, Age of Titans expansion and Golden Gift campaign, but with a ton of new features and modern compatibilities, including Steam Workshop support, an improved rendering engine, Twitch integration, a better observer mode, native Windows 7 and Windows 8 support, HD monitor support, and more.

Here’s a more complete feature list:

  • Improved visuals: time of day, improved water, shadows, bump / specular maps, global lighting, anti-aliasing, and ambient occlusion.
  • Steamworks: mods via Steam Workshop, multiplayer, achievements, trading cards, leagues / badges / events, and cloud saves.
  • Extended features: Twitch streaming integration, treaty mode, and enhanced observer mode.

The trailer below gives us a glimpse of the polished up 2002 classic, which was teased last month.

Thanks, AllGamesBeta.

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1 Comments

  1. BULArmy

    I love Age of Mythology, but the price is ridiculous. 28 Euro, what are they thinking? MS is once agian fucking with us, PC gamers and think they can get away, because we are hard on nostalgia for their products.

    #1 4 months ago

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