Return to Your Favorite Age

In Age of Empires II: HD Edition, fans of the original game and new players alike will fall in love with the classic Age of Empires II experience. Explore all the original single player campaigns from both Age of Kings and The Conquerors expansion, choose from 18 civilizations spanning over a thousand years of history, and head online to challenge other Steam players in your quest for world domination throughout the ages. Originally developed by Ensemble Studios and re imagined in high definition by Hidden Path Entertainment, Microsoft Studios is proud to bring Age of... Read More


• High Resolution

Re-mastered for high resolution displays 1080p+

• Enhanced Visuals

Enhanced visual engine with improved terrain textures, water, fire and ambient lighting effects

• Steam Online Integration

New Steamworks features: Achievements, Leaderboards, Matchmaking and Cloud support.

• Steam Workshop

Share user created content with Steam Workshop support

From The Blog

Age of Empires II, now in high definition!

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Game Recognition

"Age of Empires II HD arriving April 9" - Gamespot

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System Requirements

• Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 Pro
• Steam
• 900x600 minimum display resolution
• Direct X 9.0c+ GPU
• 1.2GHz CPU

Game Info

Platform: PC/Windows on Steam
Genre: Real-Time Strategy