Age of Empires II HD: The African Kingdoms Expansion Announced
The original Age of Empires II saw its release back in September of 1999, and while the game also saw release on PlayStation 2 in 2001, the definitive edition is the relatively recent re-release, Age of Empires II HD, which was released back in April of 2013. Since then, the game saw its first expansion pack in almost 13 years with The Forgotten, and will soon see another, with the new expansion, The African Kingdoms.
With the original already an iconic forerunner in the realm of real-time strategy in video games, in addition to adding four new playable campaigns and civilizations, the Portuguese, Berbers, Malians, and Ethiopians, the new expansion also sees new landscapes, wild animals, weapon and unit types, reworked naval combat, enhanced AI, a new Sudden Death mode and much, much more. Age of Empires II HD is currently available on PC, the new expansion, The African Kingdoms, is expected to go live tomorrow, November 5th. Check out the new trailer below.