- Includes the original Age of Empires and its expansion pack
- Build your empire over 10,000 years of technological innovations
- Choose from four new civilizations in the Rise of Rome expansion pack
Compete against opponents for the limited resources used to build and manage your civilization into a powerful empire. Direct a research path that leads to the economic, military, or naval technologies best used to achieve game goals. Build powerful armies from dozens of military units including warships, chariots, and war elephants. Command one of 12 ancient civilizations – from Egyptian to Greek – all with unique attributes based on their historical counterparts. Choose from multiple gameplay options including more than 40 present scenarios, individual campaigns, or randomly generated Games. Challenge a sophisticated and and adjustable artificial intelligence for endless replay value.