Age of Mythology is back! Choose your god and take to the battlefield in this classic, upgraded with full Steamworks integration and enhanced features.
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Mostly Positive (100 reviews) - 73% of the 100 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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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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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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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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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
18.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 22
I wish Steam could send my money back, because this game is not working for at least 6 months.
And this one is very expensive.
Do not buy until they fix the problems, you cannot even open the game.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
4.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 1
AHHHH Multiplayer is broken as anything :( DO NOT BUY TO PLAY WITH SOMEONE!!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 1
Got kicked from a singleplayer game cause the ai was a assigned a dlc race, top kek
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
26.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 21
When they first announced the upcoming dlc, I was joyful, the AoE 2 dlc was pretty good, but when it came out, i lost all will to purchase it, not even only that, it also broke the game. Ever since the dlc came out, I haven't been able to play a single AoM game online with friends, either it won't connect or it will lag so bad we just ragequit.
A real shame, I think i'm just going to go back to Age of empires 1 if i want to play with cavemen, at least that game doesn't lag in multiplayer...
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
41.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 24
Should be a good game but is ruined by how badly the ai was revamped in this patch; the ai either cheats ridiciulously or is completely useless. Even on normal the ai will field legions at you at 10 minutes.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
29.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 21
A good game.

While there has been a lot of hate for the updated edition, and I partially agree with this, Age Of Mythology hasn't got any worse. Atlanteans, Egyptains, Greeks and the Norse still have 1 new unit each for each category. Surely this is something to celebrate?

While the Chinese campaign and race on the hole is a flop, and most are remodles of old units, it still shows potential for the game itself, as the cretors are more likely to create another expansion that could potentially be huge for the game's development.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
56.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 25
It's old and has bad graphics but it is still fun af
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
255.3 hrs on record
Posted: September 29
-This is an excellent game with an amazing soundtrack. It offers a slightly simpler and more "noob friendly" version of Age of Empires. Pathfinding, response times, and many other elements of the gameplay are improved from Age of Empires. The Campaigns are great and offer a lot of playing time while still being enjoyable the second or third time through. It is very fun to play by yourself, with friends, or online.
-I will admit that the HD edition has a variety of problems including extremely common disconnects in local games. It is kinda sad that they would charge so much for the Chinese expansion, but it is a good game, nonetheless.
-I have played this game long before it was released on steam and I highly recommend it.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
67.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 14
This is a great game for the old school strategy games lovers and especially those that used to play the original Age of Mythology and want to relive their childhood. However there have been some issues that force me to not recommend this game.

The good
  • The game is what it calls itself. It's the classic Age of Mythology with improved visuals, which to me are a welcome change
  • Golden gift campain. I never had the chance to play this campain, nor was I aware of it's existance, so it was a fun bonus
  • The game supports the workshop

The bad
  • There has been an issue to A LOT (including me) users where the game doesn't launch at all (redownloading, verifying integrity of game cache doesn't seem to work)
  • Multiplayer can be very laggy, making it super annoying to play with your friends
  • You are basically paying for the old Age of Mythology with some make-up on

Value for money
Assuming you won't have an issue with running the game, it is still fairly expensive (Standing on 27.99€) for just a re-skin. If you could find it being on a 50% sale, you could consider getting it. 75-80% sale is totally worth it

Final thoughts
If I were you I would not buy Age of mythology: Extended Edition as long as the issue of the game not starting still exists
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
559 of 591 people (95%) found this review helpful
559 people found this review funny
41.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 18, 2015
you like vikings? you like prostagma? you like weird egyptian dialog you can't understand? you like titans? you like meteors? you like half life 3? you like rts? you like raging becuase you suck at rts?
Look no further. this game has it all for you.

Action, great story, great gameplay, great mythical beasts, great heroes, great graphics that makes Tetris crap in it's pants.

Featuring some of your favorite waifus.
Valkyrie, Amanra and the norse female Gatherer.
What are you waiting for? for the pegasus? it's only 50 food and 2 favor!
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Syende Madperker
8.9 hrs
Posted: October 20
I do really like this game. It has served me well since childhood and continues to bring back good times!
Though multiplayer is bugged, it can still be worked out by remembering to save games and load them again once a crash occours.

One last comment: Who the hell picked the names for the soundtrack files?! Hot damn that is funny.

Steam\Steamapps\Common\Age of Mythology\Sound\xpack\xtaunts\en\999 theme.mp3 Fantastic!
Steam\SteamApps\common\Age of Mythology\sound\music\fight\oi, that pops!!!.mp3 Another famous track

Steam\SteamApps\common\Age of Mythology\sound\a matt named kittens.mp3 If one just had a matt named kittens..
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39.2 hrs
Posted: October 20
it is an older game but so much fun
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von Sanneck
7.0 hrs
Posted: October 19
I cannot recommend this version of the game. Currently needs a lot of fixing before I can retracked it.

The amount of glitches present at current time is just staggering, not just the visual kind where a wall is half blurry half well textured either. The largest example I just experienced from the original campaign Fall of the Trident: chapter 12 on October 19th 2016 is where some of my units got suck inside my town centre. Before this units got stuck on unwalkable parts of hills as well (still only FotT). Not to mention the visual upgrade is slapdash with Erebus being so dark I thought the greys and blacks got crushed. The added Bloom didn't help either.
Have yet to try out the other 2 campeigns, and I do not own the Chinese expansion, although from reading others experience I'm not missing much. Also the rebalance to units feels wrong to me.
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Rigoberta Menchú
23.8 hrs
Posted: October 16
Improved graphics and textures, it was released a bit too early carrying plenty of bugs, a practice which has become all too frequent in this years of post-release "patches" and DLC. Felt unpolished in the beginnig.

The new Chinese Civ feels a bit too strong and I would love to have had at least another 3 or 4 civs:

India, Meso-America , The Zulus and the Siamese for example.

Gamplay is classically good. Age of empires with a twist. I wish you could put your military units into formation and provide more advanced commands tho.

Veredict; 7+1/10 (that +1 is the nostalgia factor, but this remake can be improved a lot more_
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46.5 hrs
Posted: October 16
Good RTS, voice-acted campain taking place through the Greek, Egyptian, Scandinavian and Atlantean mythologies. While the extended edition does not bring many exciting things to the table, it at least allows to play in multiplayer. Must buy if on sale for 10$ or less. Should buy for any RTS player for the 20$ (somewhat expensive for what is essentially enabling multiplayer again for a classic).
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127.8 hrs
Posted: October 16
I think this is one of the best RTS games I've ever played. Fun, addictive, colorful, and can boost anyone's interest in mythology. I used to play it on a 14 inch CRT monitor, about 15 years ago. Now I enjoy it on a 40 inch TV and have fun just like the first time I played it. On the technical side, excellent rotating camera. Unit acknowledgements can turn a bit annoying after many hours of playing, especially for family members who are around you when you play, but hey, it's an oldie. I would only place StarCraft and Brood War above this one.

Prostagma? Pani!
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2.7 hrs
Posted: October 15
I remember when i first saw AOM, i was in highschool and didn't like mythology stuff but i like rts so i tried it..
Didn't know that it would really enlighten me in mythology and really made me interested and surprisngly enough that it help me with my study and people are like hey why do you know those stuffs and i said well i played this game called AOM and read some of its character description.

8.5/10 for educational stuffs..

PS: O CANADA FREAKING LAZER BEAR really made me laugh until now
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El Papà
34.1 hrs
Posted: October 15
I bought this "extended" edition of my all-time favourite game when it came out on steam, to play online with my friends.

Unfortunately it's unplayable because of the lags when playing over the internet! Even after so long time they could not fix this problem! Shame on you!

PS: DON'T buy that ♥♥♥♥♥♥ dlc!

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2.5 hrs
Posted: October 15
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14.9 hrs
Posted: October 15
kk leik srs if u dont play this game youre dumb, ♥♥♥♥ing amazing main quest storyline ESPECIALLY for kastors campaign, the new campaign is amazing too! and soooo much player made dlc and add on. a must buy
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