Shortly after the discharge of Age of Empires IV final yr, we shared a fast view of what we have been planning with our first ever Community Roadmap. Since then, we’ve been keeping track of your suggestions throughout quite a lot of social platforms; assessing knowledge to raised perceive what civilizations want extra tuning within the short-term, and what civilizations and maps would require extra targeted consideration over time; and working previews, such because the 1v1 Ranked Seasons Preview, with our Insiders hosted this January.
By compiling and synthesizing the above suggestions, we’ve put collectively a extra complete view of the subsequent 5 or so months, which yow will discover beneath. With our first main replace of 2022 approaching, together with the official begin of Ranked Seasons, we wished to take a second to thanks all for persevering with this journey with us as we proceed to keep up and develop Age of Empires IV. It’s not solely your time taking part in the sport that issues to us, but additionally the time you’re taking to tell us what’s or isn’t working for you; Age of Empires is constructed upon the premise that “it takes a village,” and we constantly be taught that with you by our sides.
To supply a extra particular view of what’s coming to Age of Empires IV, we’ll be masking a couple of key objects we predict you need to know, together with:
- Our philosophy for Seasons and powerful perception that Seasons can profit all Age IV gamers, no matter whether or not you lean into competitors or choose a extra solo Age expertise.
- Extra perception into our technique for introducing enhancements to the sport – together with our strategy to offering bigger quarterly updates that introduce vital high quality of life options and new content material, in addition to our dedication to doing steadiness tuning and bug fixes in between these main updates with our month-to-month patches.
- The options and enhancements we’re trying to introduce between now and roughly July 2022. Please word that a few of these plans are nonetheless earlier in growth and will change as we hear from you and as growth progresses. If and once we resolve to make vital modifications to this view, we additionally plan to let you realize.
- How we collate suggestions and knowledge to information our decision-making and the way you will help us proceed our journey to make Age of Empires IV the very best it may be.
In the event you’re interested by listening to extra on the above, yow will discover it here.