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Topic Subject:AoE DE update 8 coming soon
PhatFish
Mr. Beta
posted 02-27-19 08:13 AM ET (US)         
It's been little over a year now since Definitive Edition was released. We have gotten some very meager updates afterwards, but now it seems more features are finally coming our way:

"Age of Empires: Definitive Edition Update 8 is currently in the works! It will be released soon, and will include some of the community's most-requested features, including automatic farm reseeding, mixed unit queues, dead unit decay, and more!"

Source: ageofempires.com

No word on the game/certain features being actually properly finished with this update however, so don't get your hopes up. Still it is a most welcome suprise!

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[This message has been edited by PhatFish (edited 02-27-2019 @ 08:15 AM).]

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Exarion
Clubman
posted 02-28-19 06:00 AM ET (US)     1 / 4       
Better late than never, but still a lot of missing features before we can call this a definitive edition. At least it's a step in the right direction, I guess...

Going to give a try to AoE DE again once the update is out.
Epd999
Scout
posted 03-01-19 10:00 PM ET (US)     2 / 4       
Though the update is welcome and much needed, it might be a little too late to get the game back on its feet.

This is an update I expected one month after release, not a year. The update by itself doesn't add anything substantial enough to keep players playing the game. Some might come back, sure, but more updates are needed to keep the players there. There are so many things this game needs to make it worth getting into again. Right now, I'm more interested in going back to RoR than playing DE.

I heard more cries for gates and garrisoning units than reseeding farms at the granary. This change isn't needed and shouldn't be a priority, where's an elo system, where's the much-needed improvements to the lobby, recording games, spectator features, where are all the features from AoE & RoR that are still absent from DE?

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Max_CRAZY
Clubman
posted 03-02-19 10:37 AM ET (US)     3 / 4       
Good! I hope someone will keep working in future Aoe DE updates. Ill try the game again once the update is out.

Need an Elo system asap!
Suppiluliuma
AoEH Seraph
posted 03-17-19 02:42 PM ET (US)     4 / 4       
Paint me shocked. I thought the game was dead. Although I am glad they are still working at it I am a bit worried they may be prioritizing ''Age of Kingizationing" (reseeding farms? ehhh...c'mon! I did not ask for it!) instead of more important topics (parthfinding?).
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