Age of Empires 4 is holding a Technical Stress Test starting today, and it will be open to everyone through Steam and the Xbox Insider Hub in Microsoft Store. The test will go from Friday, September 17 at 10 a.m. PT through Monday, September 20 at 10 a.m. PT, according to a news post on the Age of Empires website.
Single-player options available in the test include playing against AI in the Multiplayer Custom Lobby and playing the game’s tutorial, Mission Zero.
The four civilizations available in the beta are the English, the Chinese, the Holy Roman Empire, and the Abbasid Dynasty. Five different maps will be available with the developers stressing this test is “focused on the multiplayer experience.”
A closed beta was held for Age of Empires 4 earlier this year. The developers made some changes since then including an increased camera distance option, “balance work” with the English and Chinese civilizations, and various bug fixes.
OS: Windows 10 – 64 bit
Age of Empires 4 is set to launch on October 28. It will be available on PC through Steam and Windows Store. Xbox Game Pass for PC members will be able to access the game on launch day.
CPU: 3.6 GHz 6-core (Intel i5) or AMD Ryzen 5 1600
RAM: 16 GB
GPU: Nvidia Geforce 970 GPU or AMD Radeon RX 570 GPU with 4GB of VRAM VRAM: 4GB
DirectX: Version 12 This event will last from Friday, September 17th, at 10AM PT to Monday, September 20th, at 10AM PT. Players will get to play as the English, Chinese, Holy Roman Empire, and Abbasid Dynasty factions in this event. You can learn how to play in the Mission Zero tutorial, fight against AI bots, and battle against other players across five different maps.
The Age of Empires series is highly regarded for producing some of the greatest games in the RTS genre. With the fourth mainline game on the horizon, history will decide if Age of Empires IV will continue to uphold the series pedigree.
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