- Lords of the West The DLC is now available on the Microsoft Store and Steam
- Includes two new civilizations in three new fully voiced campaigns and 16 new achievements
- Xbox Game Pass members can use their member discount to save 10%
A new year is upon us and what better way to celebrate than to challenge your friends to battle against two new civilizations and test your courage and strategy in three new fully voiced campaigns! the Lords of the West extension is now available for Age of Empires II: final Editing on the Microsoft Store and Steam!
In addition to the 16 new achievements, here are some of the features you can look forward to in the Lords of the West expansion…
A cavalry civilization specializing in economic development. Take advantage of the ability to perform economic upgrades an age earlier than other civilizations, stable techs cost 50% less, and gunpowder units gain 25% attack.
An infantry civilization specializing in city building and defensive capabilities to fuel their drive for relentless expansion. Build Dungeons for additional fortifications around your towns, use First Crusade technology to generate bundles of the unique Serjeant unit in all town centers, and use Scutage technology to fill your battle chests and those of your members. team up with 15 gold for each military unit you own.
Edward Longshanks campaign
Edward I is widely regarded as one of England’s greatest rulers, mentioned in the same breath as Alfred the Great and Elizabeth I. Known as the “Longshanks” for his size and intimidating stature, he was a man who commanded respect by transforming England from a shattered state into a leading European power.
Campaign of the Grand Dukes of the West
The Burgundian dukes are driven by ambition and greed. They lead extremely luxurious lives and need to constantly expand their estates to pay. Image and advertising mean everything to them. Philippe le Bold earned his nickname after the defeat at Poitiers and Jean sans Peur gained his own after a defeat in the Crusades, so these dukes know the importance of propaganda.
The Hautevilles countryside
Robert Guiscard arrived in Italy in 1047 CE with a band of thieves of 35 men. In less than a century, his Hauteville family included Dukes of Italy, Princes of the Middle East and even the King of Sicily. Join this intrepid family of Norman adventurers and end their unlikely and fascinating story.
From a mere duchy to the wonder of Western Europe through economic might, cultural achievement, and the use of advanced military technology and tactics.
The Dukes of Burgundy played a vital role in the politics of medieval Western Europe. They led the transformation of the medieval world to the beginning of the modern world and ushered in a golden age for the region called the Northern Renaissance. In their prime, these “Grand Dukes of the West” controlled large parts of modern France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. Carving out a new political regime out of French, English and Roman domains was a difficult and costly task: decades of war and bloodshed. However, the Burgundians knew that they had to use more than just war to get what they wanted. Their diplomatic and marriage policies have proven even stronger than their swords.
- Cavalry civilization
- Economy upgrades are available an age earlier than other civilizations
- Cost of stable technologies -50%
- Gunpowder units gain + 25% attack
- Cavalier upgrade available at Castle Age
- Relics generate both gold and food
- Coustillier (cavalry) – A Burgundian cavalry unit that uses a powerful shock attack when charging in combat. Strong against infantry and archers. Weak against camel riders and monks.
- Flemish militia (infantry) – Unique Burgundian infantry unit. Strong against cavalry. Weak vs archers.
- Burgundy vineyards – Convert all food to gold at a 2: 1 ratio, farmers slowly generate gold in addition to food.
- Flemish revolution – Transforms all existing villagers into Flemish militia, allows the creation of Flemish militia in town centers.
Discover the diverse cultures and martial spirit of the crossroads of the Mediterranean as you build one of the most coveted kingdoms in medieval Europe. Robert Guiscard arrived in Italy in 1047 CE with a band of thieves of 35 men. In less than a century, his Hauteville family included Dukes of Italy, Princes of the Middle East and even the King of Sicily. Join this intrepid family of Norman adventurers and end their unlikely and fascinating history, starting with the arrival of Robert Guiscard in Italy until the consolidation by his nephew Roger II of the lands of Hauteville in the Kingdom of Sicily.
The Italo-Normans, as the conquerors and rulers of Norman Italy and Sicily are now known, succeeded in the battlefield because of their fierce disposition, vigorous military tradition, and affinity for tactics. and the use of cunning, and their scorching speed. In these, they most resembled their Viking and Frankish ancestors, but when they settled in Italy and Sicily, they adopted local cultural customs and standards of governance.
- Infantry civilization
- Castles and town centers are built 100% faster
- Ground military units absorb 50% of all additional damage received
- Farm Upgrades provide + 100% more food to farms before they need to be reseeded
- Transport ships +5 load capacity and +10 armor against anti-ship attacks
- Sergeant – A robust infantry unit that can also build Dungeons
- Don Jon – Unique fortification used for training Serjeants. Units can line the building for protection; Archers and Villagers fire additional projectiles while in garrison.
- First crusade – When searching, each The city center (up to 5) generates a unique group of 10 serjeants
- Scutage – When researching, each team member receives a one-time payment of 15 gold for each military unit they own