Good day, adventurers! We all know you’ve been ready for all of the information – and right here it’s. We’re excited to introduce Knights of the Mediterranean – the most recent DLC for Age of Empires III: Definitive Version! It’s accessible for pre-order now on the Microsoft Store and Steam and can launch on Might 26!
Prepare to manage the Mediterranean with two thrilling civilizations: the Italians and the Maltese, plus take pleasure in an entire slew of new maps, and a few participating sport modes! Are you prepared to leap in? Check out these incoming options:
- 2 new Civilizations
- 30 new Random Maps
- 9 new Minor Civilizations
- 8 Historic Maps
- Diplomacy Recreation mode
- Tycoon Recreation mode
Desk of Contents:
Fabulously rich service provider republics, kingdoms, duchies, and even the Papacy had pushed the Renaissance and dominated the commerce networks of the Mediterranean. Nevertheless, when the Italian polities weren’t engaged in conflicts overseas, they fought one another almost incessantly, till the Risorgimento gave rise to the brand new Kingdom of Italy.
Unite a rich however splintered Italy whereas new Settlers flock to your booming empire with each technological breakthrough, and Architects assemble buildings without cost!
Make investments on the Lombard to optimize your financial system and switch a fast revenue, or assemble a towering Basilica and ship Papal troopers to strengthen and complement your military!
Use shielded Pavisiers to lure opponents into an ambush of Bersaglieri, or let Elmetti decrease their lances and carry the day with a thundering cost!
Residence Metropolis Playing cards
The Italians have entry to a wide range of new playing cards that may help you in your path to unity and victory!
- Round 50 distinctive playing cards tailor-made to the Italian civilization.
- “Firm” Playing cards that ship complementing mixtures of Natives, Mercenaries, or different European allies.
We’ve picked a couple of noteworthy examples for playing cards with a wide range of distinctive behaviors.
Italian Distinctive Playing cards
TEAM Marco Polo Voyages: Arrives quick! TEAM Explores the black areas of the map and doubles the useful resource rewards granted by treasures. Any assets already looted are granted to your workforce once more.
Venetian Arsenal: Ships 1 Arsenal Wagon. Docks work a lot quicker when an Arsenal is close by.
Machiavellianism: Arrives quick! Improves your Italian Explorer in fight, permits him to select up Treasures almost immediately and offers him a robust canine companion.
Service provider Republics: Ships 1 Buying and selling Publish Wagon. Grants assets for previous and future management of Buying and selling Routes.
• Delivers 1 Buying and selling Publish Wagon.
• Commerce Routes: 20% of ALL assets you might have earned to this point are granted to you once more.
• Commerce Routes: Future revenue improved by +30%.
Guardia di Finanza: The monetary police collects Coin for every enemy unit you might have defeated to this point.
Firm Playing cards
Damaged Lance Firm: Ships a lot of Papal Lancer and Stradiots.
Maltese Firm: Ships a quantity Hearth Throwers, Hospitallers, and Inquisitors.
Black Firm: Ships a lot of Black Riders and Armored Pistoleers.
And lots of extra…
One of many Mediterranean’s epitomes of a melting pot, Malta was strategically and financially necessary, and thus many of the surrounding powers coveted it, turning into a stronghold of the Knights Hospitaller.
Guard the Mediterranean towards incursions with distinctive fortifications, don shining armor to fend off assaults, and shell opponents from afar with Mounted Weapons.
Hearth Throwers and greatswords win battles, however the superior logistics of your Commandery win wars. Fortunately, you may have each!
Combating at sea with Order Galleys could moist the gunpowder, however your Arbalesters received’t thoughts. You’ll be able to all the time restock at a Gunpowder Depot, or blow it up when an enemy military marches previous!
Residence Metropolis Playing cards
The Maltese have entry to a wide range of new playing cards that may help you in your path to unity and victory!
- Round 65 distinctive playing cards tailor-made to the Maltese civilization.
- “Tongue” Playing cards that ship models from different European nations in help of your trigger.
Maltese Distinctive Playing cards
Greek Hearth: Permits Docks to assemble Hearth Ships. Explosive vessels stowed with Greek fireplace, a secret incendiary combination which inflicts appreciable harm upon contact.
Hearth Towers: Researches Frontier Outposts and permits a further highly effective short-ranged fireplace assault.
Wignacourt Constructions: Settlers collect pure assets considerably quicker when close by a City Heart or Outpost.
TEAM Knights of the Spherical Desk: The Knights of the Spherical Desk ship 1 Hospitaller to every TEAM member for every City Heart they’ve on the map. Additionally grants +2% hitpoints to all Models in your workforce, not like your different TEAM playing cards.
Hearth Throwers: Equips Hearth Throwers with a Flamethrower, a robust charged assault that inflicts appreciable Burning Injury in close-range fight.
Tongue Playing cards
Italian Tongue: Ships a Commandery Wagon and a lot of highly effective Order Schiavoni. Permits Commanderies to recruit extra.
French Tongue: Ships a Commandery Wagon and a lot of highly effective Order Cuirassiers. Permits Commanderies to recruit them.
German Tongue: Ships a Commandery Wagon and a lot of Settler Wagons. Permits Commanderies to recruit them.
And lots of extra…
Historic Maps are a brand new variation of Random Maps. Randomly generated for countless replayability, however with distinctive goals for every map, primarily based on a few of the most memorable conflicts on the European continent.
- The Italian Wars
- Eighty Years’ Warfare
- The Deluge
- Nice Turkish Warfare
- Nice Northern Warfare
- Napoleonic Wars
- Russo-Turkish Wars
- The Thirty Years’ Warfare (multiplayer solely)
European Royal Homes
With the Introduction of over 30 new European Maps, 9 new Minor Civilizations enter the sport, including an arsenal of distinctive new models, applied sciences, and skills.
Representing bigger entities whose affect transcended nationwide borders slightly than particular person people-groups, European Royal Homes thematically blur the traces between main and minor civilizations in Age of Empires III: Definitive Version. Like Native American Settlements, Asian Holy Websites, and African Kingdoms, a Buying and selling Publish should be constructed on European Royal Homes’ Palaces to ally with them. Royal Homes present a novel skill and extra models and applied sciences on common than different minor civilizations, however these are staggered throughout a number of ages slightly than being accessible within the Exploration Age. These belongings are fairly impactful and the models typically make the most of novel mechanics – akin to unit promotions, charged actions, (dis)mounting, and harm deflection – however have a tendency to come back at the next price than their counterparts.
- Home of Bourbon
- Home of Wittelsbach
- Home of Oldenburg
- Home of Hanover
- Home of Phanar
- Home of Jagiellon
- Home of Vasa
- Home of Habsburg
- Home of Wettin
New Recreation Modes
A model new approach to expertise Multiplayer with your folks. Permitting gamers to vary their allegiance to different gamers in the course of the course of the match. Negotiate with your folks over conflict & peace… and make them pay for it!
This new diplomacy mode is out there for all present random maps! Moreover, one map has been specifically crafted round this sport mode, the multi-player unique diplomacy map “Thirty Years’ Warfare“.
Tycoon is a brand new Recreation Mode to accompany Supremacy, Deathmatch and Empire Wars.
Designed to concentrate on the economy-building of Age of Empires III: Definitive Version, this new Recreation Mode supplies a setting the place gamers focus on creating the strongest economies for his or her empires, with out having to bolster armies or defend towards full-scale sieges.
Checklist of Achievements
|Achievement Title||Achievement Situation||Rating|
|Tongues of Europe||Ship 3 completely different “Tongue” Residence Metropolis playing cards as Malta.||10|
|Demolition Derby||Deal 2000 Injury with Depot explosions.||10|
|The Nice Siege||Deal 10,000 Injury with Mounted Weapons.||15|
|Heavy Steel Rain||Defeat 30 Models with Mounted Weapons.||5|
|Knights Hospital||Heal 4000 Well being factors taking part in because the Maltese.||5|
|Enterprise Journey||Deploy ‘Journey to Jerusalem’ out of your Residence Metropolis shipments because the Maltese.||5|
|Maltese Victory||Win a sport because the Maltese.||5|
|Alone towards the World||Win on the Eighty Years’ Warfare Historic Map defending 1v7 towards People or Arduous AI.||15|
|Cossack Captain||Win on the Deluge Historic Map towards People or Arduous AI.||15|
|Protection of the Headquarters||Destroy the Headquarters in The Eighty Years’ Warfare or Nice Turkish Warfare Historic Maps.||10|
|Scorched Earth||Raze 20 Village Homes in The Deluge or The Thirty Years’ Warfare Historic Maps.||5|
|Uphill Battle||Seize 5 Strategic Factors from an enemy in The Napoleonic Wars Historic Map.||10|
|Convey out the Massive Weapons||Deal 3000 Injury with captured Mounted Weapons within the Nice Turkish Warfare or Russo-Turkish Warfare maps.||5|
|Worldwide Supporters||Ship 50 Models from the Basilica.||10|
|Technological Growth||Analysis 50 Applied sciences because the Italians.||10|
|Funding Banker||Rework 15,000 Assets utilizing Lombards.||10|
|Free Actual Property||Assemble 200 Buildings with Architects.||5|
|Bersaglieri Battalion||Deal 5000 Injury with Bersaglieri.||10|
|Italian Victory||Win a sport because the Italians.||5|
|La Serenissima||Unlock 5 Italian Residence Metropolis Customizations.||5|
|Financial Tremendous Energy||Obtain 1st place for 3 challenges in a Tycoon mode sport.||5|
|Okay Boomer||Construct 3 City Facilities in a Tycoon mode sport.||5|
|Grand Change||Generate 10,000 Tycoon rating from exchanging assets for Tycoon Packages.||5|
|Imperium||Meet the Financial Victory circumstances in a Tycoon mode sport and win.||15|
|Wealth of Empires||Full a Tycoon mode sport with 10 Totally different Civilizations.||10|
Able to discover and battle it out with all the brand new issues? Knights of the Mediterranean is out there for pre-order from the Microsoft Store and Steam!