As shown during ONL, the Malian civilization will focus on wit and strategy to out-manouvre the enemy. As for the Ottoman civilization, it’ll have access to powerful weaponry, including fortress wall-destroying cannons.
Age of Empires IV – Gamescom 2022
The new civilizations arrive on October 25 and join the English, Chinese, Mongol, Delhi Sultanate, French, Abbasid Dynasty, Holy Roman Empire, and Rus civilizations already in the game, bringing the total up to 10. The original release also had four single-player campaigns available at launch.
Age of Empires 4 was released at the end of last year, earning a nomination for IGN’s Best Strategy Game of 2021. Our review praised it as an enjoyable RTS throwback, but noted that it was also very safe.
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