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 (167 reviews) - 73% of the 167 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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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.

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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+
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Toni980
( 2.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 31
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SUNSHΛDE
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 31
30 dollars? Maybe even 5 would be a lot for a game full of bugs. The game is really old, and even tho it is ''remade'' its 100% bugs. Im even having bugs on installing. Downloaded the game and couldnt launch . Thank god I bought this game from ♥♥♥ and I paid only 8 dollars and not the full price. Just not worth it.
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judebox11
( 1.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 31
Product received for free
Age of mythology is a great rts!
But its still not as good as age of empires 2 HD check that out on steam too!
overall i recommend
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Barbarossa Bey
( 6.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 31
A strategy classic. Despite my hate for fantasy; this is a must get.
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Contextual Paradox
( 105.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 31
My cousin gave me the old CD version of this game ages ago, and I played it for hours and hours. Had tons of fun with it for a long time, then found it on steam years later. The titan expansion is great, it adds a lot to the game, including a fourth civilization. As a warning, it is a very complicated game with lots that you need to manage at once, but if you are a bright person you should be able to pick it up fairly quickly.

The game has a lot to offer. You experience four different civilizations, each with its own units and ways of doing things. You train units, build structures, and fight off enemy forces to be the dominant culture. Train armies, spawn awesome myth units, and devastate your opponents with OP god-powers. Many matches feel like games of chess. Graphics look a little old, but it does not take away from the game.

The campaign is awesome. It tells a great story and is very immersive and captivating. It takes quite a while to finish but if you put it on easy difficulty then only a few of the levels are really challenging. As for multiplayer, it takes a while to load a match and hardly anyone is ever on, but the random map mode is pretty fun if you are good at the game.

As a side note, I am aware of the negative feedback coming from reviewers who got the new DLC which, apparently, completely ruins the game. I can't comment on this issue as I have not played the game since it was introduced, but if you like complex strategy games and it is on sale, then I would highly recommend it.
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Distant_Windsong
( 4.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 30
I've still got my original CD for this game, Love it to bits! I want to try playing as the chinese, may be something to look forwards to!
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Crowd CTRL
( 36.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 29
Really old game but i saw this game on Steam and definately bought it. Never ever regretful!
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Ermac93
( 59.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 29
The good old AoM!

If you love stategy games with the innovation of the good old times you will love age of mythology. In my opinion It's one of the best of its genre with AoE, DoW and some other classics. The basics of this game are very similar to AoE. There's wood, food and gold to collect. Only stones are no longer a resource but there's favor to gain to summon mythical creatures like minotaurs, dragons and many others.

The new Addon 'Tales of the Dragon' is also well made. The new faction 'the Chinese' are great to play and to fight, too. The only sad thing: the campaign is buggy as hell and the story is very flawless.

But if you like good strategy games and love to see new factions in an old game, then buy it with the new addon.
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spyguy1947
( 44.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 28
This product does not function with Windows 10. Very disappointed.
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FrostSlash
( 5.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 28
So apparently after the new expansion came out they decided to integrate parts of it into the EX edition of the game.
Prior to the expansion coming out I could play the old game without any problems at all. Now it appears that the same coding for the base game and the expansion are mixed in some way.

Would not recommend anymore as the amount of bugs have increased quite rapidly since the release of the Tales of the Dragon expansion.

Hopefully they get their collective ♥♥♥♥ together so that those of us who used to love AoE and TItans can enjoy the old classic game once more.
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DaYoshinator
( 148.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 28
I HATE THIS GAME!!!

I've been trying to open the game since he came out but it didn't open even once!
You can trust my comment because look at the amount of hours i got into it

2/10 for at least showing in my libary
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ovO
( 23.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
Really old game. Really fun. I would reccommend it even though i bought this game before but they stopped it and you had to rebuy on steam. Still worth it needs more people online
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hyrulian94
( 10.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
Been playing for years had it before steam. But there is a glitch that when you hit the info button on a currently selected item it shuts down the whole game....was playing for an hour....
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xJay0n3
( 6.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
Best Childhood game ! So much fun and an awesome Story!

10/10
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barrydebarman
( 250.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
Just don't buy it. Not untill they have fixed like ALL THE DAMN ISSUES ON THE GAME. (and there are a lot).
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Mr.Willie
( 41.9 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
I'd hope for a release in 2014 game that the graphics and bugs would be fixed. The game without the boost is already a fun time and great buy. However for something that has gotten a DLC so late and has a community playing even now, I'd expect some attention towards optimization. Games like this shouldn't be crashing
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Misa
( 20.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 25
Can't launch the game since the new DLC appeared. (several months now)
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WoogiesaurusRex
( 4.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 24
If you like age of empires you are sure to love this game maybe even more

Game has some major bugs that need to be fixed but other wise works well

8/10
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Carhenia
( 22.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 23
One of my favourite games of all time, I remember playing when i was very young and recently bought it on steam, brings back good memories.
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ProfessionalExp
( 7.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 23
I HAS GAME.
I PLAYED GAEM
I LIKE GAME
ALL IN ALL I LIKE GAME
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
27 of 31 people (87%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
22.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 15
Hi,

I played Age Of Mythology years ago when it first came out. It was a fantastic game, it offered a deep multiplayer environment and had exciting god powers and myth units to differentiate if from other RTS games.

I purchased the new extended edition on Steam when it first came out. It was OK, the game was buggy and slow on my new PC but the gameplay was solid.

With this new expansion, the Tale of the Dragon DLC, the game has turned into Garbage. I'm no longer able to play random maps against and AI - they force you to buy the DLC to continue to play random maps - and the performance has, somehow, gotten worse.

I'm dissapointed in the developers and Microsoft. They released and buggy poorly performing game and over time have only made the game worse.

The fact that the DLC breaks the original game is ridiculous.

Microsoft has done serious damage to their reputation, my experience with this games maek me feel like they have no integrity!

Please don't patronize these shameless developers.
Don't buy this junk instead donate the money, help out in your community, buy the old CD-Rom version.
Do anything but buy this sad sorry excuse of a RTS.

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16 of 19 people (84%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
250.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 27
Just don't buy it. Not untill they have fixed like ALL THE DAMN ISSUES ON THE GAME. (and there are a lot).
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15 of 18 people (83%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
143.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 13
the game itself is a lot better than the original, but the servers are laggy to the point of being unplayable
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17 of 22 people (77%) found this review helpful
16 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
226.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 19
Did you ever want to advance to the next age?

Well now, you can't!

With the newest update to Age of Mythology: Extended Edition, you can stay in the Archaic Age for as long as you want!

Plan out your Villager rush like never before!

Witness the game closing as soon as you click "Advance to the Classical Age" in record speeds!

Yell at the top of your lungs immediately after you spent five minutes setting up your economy! Your neighbours will think you're killing someone! (which is useful for when you are actually killing someone in the future, so they think you're just playing Age of Mythology)


So buy this broken game that worked literally days ago, only $32.99!
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13 of 15 people (87%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
3.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 13
Avoid this as it has DLC that prevents largest map settings.

The nostalgia for these games runs out after about 3 hours and you realize how poor the AI is.
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14 of 17 people (82%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
7.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 19
this product is broken, dont buy until further notice. im currently fighting for my refund.
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11 of 13 people (85%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
20.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 14
75% of the online matches crash. Overpriced af. As online multiplayer is the only thing worth paying for in this game, this is just worthless. Just download it if you want to play campaign, otherwise this game is just a big case of butthurt.

And apparently much cheaper at ♥♥♥, if you feel the need to spend unnecessary dollars.
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11 of 13 people (85%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
75.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 18
This game just went downhill after the release of the dlc as it constantly lagged. Those who didn't have it couldn't play as it was an automatic win for those with it once a certain troop comes into play after which i requested a refund for the dlc. You're unable to fully enjoy the game as they force you to have that dlc and even then it's been horrible. Hardly any players on anymore! I wouldn't recommend it to anyone.
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15 of 21 people (71%) found this review helpful
Recommended
24.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 4
One of my favorite childhood games!! but only this time with better graphics!
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10 of 12 people (83%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
18.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 15
This game was fine literally until the DLC came out. When the DLC dropped, it introduced a lot of bugs, graphical glitches and changes that ruin the game. These changes are there even if you don't have the DLC, so thanks guys.

Don't buy this version, it's not worth it anymore.
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11 of 14 people (79%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
78.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 20
Buy the old game off amazon or ebay or something, don't buy this version. It's got all kinds of new and exciting bugs if you like that though.
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9 of 11 people (82%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
6.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 15
I am honestly livid. Haven't been able to play this game for a month now. It was updated and its been broken for a lot of us and won't even start. I want a refund but I can't be bothered to figure out how to even do that.
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9 of 11 people (82%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
20.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 25
Can't launch the game since the new DLC appeared. (several months now)
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7 of 9 people (78%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
42.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 14
Pretty much what everyone else said. It is sad that steam does nothing about this. The fact that there is a game for sale that does not work and is basically stealing peoples money is beyond wrong and we should all get our money back. Do not buy. Also I will alwasy read reviews now before I buy. Steam is not as honest an orginization as I once thought. Sdaly they are still my prefered way to game above Microsoft and Sony.
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7 of 10 people (70%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
30.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 16
I LOVE this game - cannot stand how Steam handles it. Won't launch, tried fixing it countless times, now after half a year of trying to get the darned thing to run again I just tried uninstalling and re-installing and now the launcher won't even pop up! Horrible treatment of one of my favorite games! Please fix this or I'm gong to get a refund.
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 21
Will not open at all.
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
39.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 22
Would not recommend. If playing on multiplayer, would crash often randomly or lose connection. please fix.
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6 of 9 people (67%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 20
Game will not Run at all.. tried everything.
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6 of 9 people (67%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 22
An absolute buggy mess! Whatever they did to this game to "modernize" it, it does nothing but crash at various points; this with win 10, GTX 760, 16GB, i5.

Crashes on the tutorial every time. Crashes in single player random maps every time because it won't run unless you purchase the DLC. Crashes in campaigns at key points. These aren't random crashes, they are repeatable known places that the game crashes Every. Single. Time.



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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
148.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 28
I HATE THIS GAME!!!

I've been trying to open the game since he came out but it didn't open even once!
You can trust my comment because look at the amount of hours i got into it

2/10 for at least showing in my libary
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