Age of Mythology is back! Choose your god and take to the battlefield in this classic, upgraded with full Steamworks integration and enhanced features.
User reviews: Very Positive (4,920 reviews) - 83% of the 4,920 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: May 8, 2014

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Buy Age of Mythology EX plus Tale of the Dragon

Includes Tale of the Dragon Expansion DLC

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Buy Microsoft RTS Collection: Age of Empires/Age of Mythology/Rise of Nations

Includes 7 items: Age of Empires II HD, Age of Empires II HD: The African Kingdoms, Age of Empires II HD: The Forgotten, Age of Empires® III: Complete Collection, Age of Mythology EX: Tale of the Dragon, Age of Mythology: Extended Edition, Rise of Nations: Extended Edition


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February 5

Hour of the Alpaca has begun!

The huntable creatures in game have been replaced by Alfred the Alpaca! Sign in and slay him to snag the coveted Hour of the Alpaca achievement!
You have until approximately 10 AM PST on Monday, February 8 to get it done!

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January 28

Tale Of The Dragon Now Available!

The brand new expansion for Age of Mythology, Tale of the Dragon, is now available in the store! It includes a new civilization (with fully voice acted campaign), new maps, and 12 new gods drawn from the robust Chinese pantheon. Check it out on the store page here:

Alongside the new expansion, we have included some fixes that have been a long time coming. Most notably, the restoration desync has been fixed and should no longer be plaguing your (and my) multiplayer matches.

One note: Compatibility with saves from previous versions of the game is currently disabled. We will be patching this in over the next week, but have disabled it in the meantime to ensure a stable launch.


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About This Game

Age of Mythology

The classic real time strategy game that transports players to a time when heroes did battle with monsters of legend and the gods intervened in the affairs of mortals.

Use mythological creatures like Minotaurs and Cyclopes to bolster your armies' strength. Call upon the gods for assistance in flattening enemy towns with meteors or scatter opposing troops with lightning storms.

The Extended Edition includes:
Age of Mythology
Age of Mythology: The Titans
Golden Gift Campaign

New in the Extended Edition:
  • Improved Visuals
    • Time of Day
    • Improved water
    • Shadows
    • Bump / Specular maps
    • Global Lighting
    • Antialiasing & Ambient Occlusion
  • Full Steamworks Integration
    • Workshop mod manager
    • Multiplayer
    • Achievements
    • Trading Cards
    • Leagues / Badges / Events
    • Cloud saves
  • Extended Features
    • Twitch Integration
    • Treaty Mode
    • Enhanced Observer mode

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows Vista, 7, 8.1+
    • Processor: 1.6 Ghz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Direct X 10+ Capable GPU
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Direct X Compatible Sound Card
    • Additional Notes: GPU at least (Integrated HD 3000, 8600GT, etc)
    • OS: Windows 7, 8.1+
    • Processor: 2.6 Ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Direct X 11+
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: GeForce 9800GTX, Radeon 4850+
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1,488 of 1,739 people (86%) found this review helpful
1,309 people found this review funny
53.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 3, 2015
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274 of 310 people (88%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
74.0 hrs on record
Posted: January 29
Ordinarily, I don't write reviews - but I've always been pretty invested in the Ensemble Studios games and seeing what Microsoft and Skybox have done with one of their all-time legends has pushed me into comment.

Age of Mythology: Extended Edition. Ordinarily, to extend something means to prolong it or make it bigger somehow but if you're hoping for new content, this game does not have any. It's just the same game you played back in 2003 - but that's not so bad, because that game was great. This however, isn't - and there's some vital reasons as to why:

1 - The Multiplayer.
The most important aspect of any Real Time Strategy game is its multiplayer community and Age of Mythology has always had a creative and thriving one. This Extended Edition would too - if the multiplayer actually worked. You don't need me to tell you, just go check out the Support forum for this game. The game suffers from consistent crashes, desync, stuttering, framedrops and lag when attempting an online game. The developers blame "ancient bugs" left over from the original game despite the fact that none of these bugs were actually present in the 2003 release and accusing the now defunct Ensemble Studios (thanks Microsoft) for being responsible for your own mistakes is downright cowardly. disrespectful and lazy especially seeing as you're now flogging their product to an unaware market.

2 - The Single Player.
The AI during Single Player matches is bizarre, eclectic and at often times completely incomprehensible. Prone to suddenly stopping all activity halfway through a match for completely banal reasons (there was no food in their line of sight, you spawned too close to them etc) every Random Match is essentially a roll-of-the-dice of whether or not the AI feels like playing along this time. This problem has only been made worse by the addition of the new, COMPULSORY DLC which has 'updated' the AI to coincide with the introduction of a new civilization. Unfortunately, those who don't purchase the DLC are still obligated to download the patch, meaning they suffer from all of the bugs whilst receiving none of the reward.

3 - The DLC.
Most likely what drew you to this Steam page in the first place seeing as this game hasn't seen a real increase in playerbase in almost a year. I followed the development of the DLC for a good few months and have been heavily invested in it. The attitude of the developers and their 'effort' as far as producing quality content goes is detestable. Aside from the rather invested and community-involved attitude from those at ForgottenEmpires (a small team of fans), comment and involvement from the lead developers (Skybox) has consisted of grade-1 ♥♥♥♥-all. They spent a good few months assuring us the DLC would contain strictly new, fresh content without any reskinning, repackaging or rebranding of existing content and that turned out to be a complete lie. They also lied about having playtested the game for balance - admitting during a public streaming of the game (you can find it on Youtube) that they purposefully left the DLC broken and unbalanced as a means of making people have to play it. The DLC itsels is incredibly broken as of writing this (again, check the Support forum), with half the playerbase unable to access the DLC at all and the other half jokingly trying to laugh off the regret of their purchase.

One of the developers admitted on the Subreddit that they are currently "using the public to beta test the game" - meaning that if you buy this DLC you are not getting content, you are buying into the opportunity to test unfinished content. This coupled with the fact that the developers openly laughed at the idea of fixing the Multiplayer (again, check the stream) tells me that we aren't dealing with incompetent developers - we're dealing with scam artists.

I don't like having to write this sort of stuff about any Ensemble Studios IP because it sucks seeing their legacy ♥♥♥♥ on by untalented coat-tail riders, but if it means discouraging people from wasting their money on what is essentially a gigantic bug test, then it feels somewhat worthwhile. Only buy this if you absolutely *must* play Age of Mythology again and don't want to go through the effort of pirating the old copy and getting it to work - but know that this is not the Age of Mythology you played ten years ago and it certainly is not a well-supported or active game.
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375 of 460 people (82%) found this review helpful
16 people found this review funny
79.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 27, 2015
Buyer Beware,
If you have windows 10 you are likely unable to launch the game without it crashing and there is zero support for fixing this that works. This problem has been known by the developers for some time and it is unlikely that they will fix now. If you can run it though it's an excellent game with absolutely no equal within its class.
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156 of 206 people (76%) found this review helpful
9 people found this review funny
461.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 18, 2015
I absolutely loved this game back in it's prime. But now there's so many connectivity issues, it's really not worth $30, more like $12. Check for it on ebay, steam key.
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277 of 387 people (72%) found this review helpful
221 people found this review funny
25.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 28, 2015
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