World’s Edge is presently engaged on sprucing the sport.
World’s Edge and Relic Leisure have been engaged on the comeback of Age of Empires for some time now, and whereas we’ve been ready for Age of Empires 4 for a while now, it’s trying prefer it gained’t be too lengthy earlier than that wait is over. Developer World’s Edge just lately printed a 12 months finish replace on the Age of Empires web site, and in addition shared new particulars on how improvement of the following sport is progressing.
Studio head Shannon Loftis writes that Age of Empires 4’s improvement is “making nice progress.” The technique title is outwardly in a playable state proper now, with all of its techniques in place, and that it’s now moved on to the stage the place it’s being polished, balanced, and debugged.
“We’re making nice progress on Age of Empires IV,” wrote Loftis. “I don’t need to make you jealous, however we are actually taking part in this sport each single day—each in Washington and in Vancouver.
“RTS improvement is humorous: it takes some time to construct the separate techniques (AI, financial system, sim, rendering, and many others), after which it takes some time for them to return collectively. However after they do, you abruptly have a sport—a sport that wants debugging and steadiness and polish— however the core of the sport that you recognize you’re going to ship. And the perfect half is that it seems like an Age of Empires sport.”
Age of Empires 4 has no particular launch date but, however hopefully, it gained’t be lengthy earlier than Microsoft pronounces a launch date. It is going to be releasing for PC, however the builders have additionally mentioned the potential of bringing the sport over to Xbox.