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:
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Very Positive (274 reviews) - 85% of the 274 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (5,925 reviews) - 82% of the 5,925 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: May 8, 2014

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Buy Age of Mythology EX

Buy Age of Mythology EX plus Tale of the Dragon

Includes Tale of the Dragon Expansion DLC

Packages that include this game

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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May 25

Patch 2.4 Now Live!

View patch notes here.

A patch with several important rebalances and fixes for desync and other issues.

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March 25

Patch 2.3 Now Live!

Patch 2.3
Just a minor update only 1 day after Patch 2.2 went out. Updating the version was necessary to prevent cross build desyncs due to the war salamander pathfinding fix.

Bug Fixes
Amphibious units can now traverse terrains properly once again.
The game will no longer spontaneously pause due to breakpoints existing in some AI scripts.
Desync tracking system will now generate logs when you play scenarios.
You cannot enable the desync tracking system in quickmatch (settings are ignored).

We're still looking into some data fixes that went into Patch 2.0 Hotfix #3 that got lost when Patch 2.1 was introduced. For example, the AI won't cross Yellow River.

We are also aware there is a refresh issue in the lobby browser. This isn't something that was changed, so we believe there is a problem on the Valve side, but we are investigating this. Some people have posted information that if you change the dropdown from ping to something else and back again, it'll recover quicker.

Patch Discussion Thread

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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

    Minimum:
    • 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)
    Recommended:
    • 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+
Customer reviews
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Recent:
Very Positive (274 reviews)
Overall:
Very Positive (5,925 reviews)
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Siki
( 61.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 29
It is a very nice game for RTS lovers,
I like Age of Empies a little more, but my daugher is a big fan of Age of Mythology...cuz of the Giants and i must agree, these Epic Giants are fun and you can not find them in Age of Empires series!

Try it out!
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gaughan182
( 16.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 27
get this
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In The Zone
( 34.8 hrs on record )
Posted: July 26
This game was a nostalgia overload. I had first played it when I was 6/7 years old, an I remember being absolutely terrible at it but having so much fun with the visuals and the rich mythological aspect to the game. Now the extended edition became the remake we were all looking for, unlike Star Wars Battlefront to name an example. They updated the graphics, through in a free expansion, and reinvigorated the online community. This is one of my all time favourite games, and I would heavily reccomend that you purchase it.
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Dennis
( 2.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 25
Played this game for the first time when i was 7. Cried the whole day after seeing Chiron's sacrifice.
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eagle-d
( 13.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 24
The new game expansion (Tale of the Dragon) is awesome! I bought the game only because of this expansion, and I assure you, it worth every penny.
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FlamerJoe
( 111.5 hrs on record )
Posted: July 24
Lost my friends due to this game, Lol jk i don't have any
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The Badge Master
( 21.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 23
Writing long reviews is boring, this game isn't. If you like any strategy games or ancient mythology you will like this. I've been playing it since I was a little kid.
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Neptune ネプチューン
( 1.3 hrs on record )
Posted: July 23
love it, classin feel, nostalgia inducing, playing with my buddy. 10/10
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23 of 31 people (74%) found this review helpful
25 people found this review funny
11 of 15 people (73%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
8.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 21
Age of Mythology: Extended Edition is a good example of a poorly made cash grab.
The Extended tag probably mean the new bugs Skylab managed to produce, that didn't exist in the original.

The AI pathfinding is messed up. Units will often phase through the walls and villagers often get stuck in larger buildings (Temple, Wonder, Titan Gate) they have finished building.

The changes to the graphics are highly questionable. The new textures are washed out, so it's highly recommended to revert them to something that looks closer to the original (EG: Epic textures mod). Otherwise you will have a hard time finding your units, as they blend into the environment too well.

Last but not least the netcode. Oh, boy! If you thought Age of Empires 2 HD's netcode was bad, then you have no idea what this game has in store for you. The online matches are insane lagfests, often freezing up for seconds, rendering the game unplayable.

Bottom line is that this version of the game is a mess. Skip it, you're not missing out much!
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8 of 12 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 14
I really like that game and you like age of empires series or other strategy games you should try this game too.
Building civilization,buildings,army and plus gods dammnn.
Also this game has multiplayer and you don't need to pay so much for dlcs (They are not actually usefull)
Go play mp w/ ur friend and have fun couple of hours.

Nobody has to like every game just give a try,i am kinda sure you are gonna like it.

(Message me if you wanna play with me and my friend)

!!! 9/10 !!!
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10 of 16 people (63%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
6.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 4
Started a random game vs AI, AI opponent got the Chinese, I don't have the ♥♥♥♥♥♥ DLC, so I was forced to either buy the DLC or quit the game.

What kind of ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥t is this?
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
7.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 10
Impossible to play online against other players due to the lag in response from the servers. Playing from Singapore here. Would greatly appreciate it if the servers can be upgraded or expanded to other regions
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7 of 11 people (64%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
Glaring technical issues and they have gated the really big type of map (cant recall the specific term) behind the expansion.
I requested a refund.
Too bad cause I loved playing this game when I was younger.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
101.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 10
If you're wanting to play LAN games, don't buy this version, get the original from somewhere else. This version is very buggy for LAN games, and has terrible, terrible lag, random desyncs (player drops), and is very buggy when trying to save the game and resume at a later time. You'll not get to finish 1/3 of the games you start due to these bugs. We also encountered game corruption, where multiple players will experience severe graphics glitches making the game unplayable. Saving & resuming did not resolve this, it kept spreading & getting worse. The original game (and titans expansion) was rock solid, so if you can get your hands on that instead of this game, you will avoid much disappointment and headaches.
I got it during the summer sale so it's worth the money I paid, and still a good game, but that is in spite of the horrible problems they've added to it with this "Extended" edition. Oh, and they've paywalled the "giant" sized maps, so you'll have to get the dragon DLC to play that map size.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
36.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 19
I have been enjoying the game but it crashes in the middle of gameplay and will frequently fail to load saved games. If it weren't for that I would recommend this game to everyone.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
34.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 26
This game was a nostalgia overload. I had first played it when I was 6/7 years old, an I remember being absolutely terrible at it but having so much fun with the visuals and the rich mythological aspect to the game. Now the extended edition became the remake we were all looking for, unlike Star Wars Battlefront to name an example. They updated the graphics, through in a free expansion, and reinvigorated the online community. This is one of my all time favourite games, and I would heavily reccomend that you purchase it.
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