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In Age of Empires II: HD Edition, fans of the original game and new players alike will fall in love with the classic Age of Empires II experience. Explore all the original single player campaigns from both Age of Kings and The Conquerors expansion, choose from 18 civilizations spanning over a thousand years of history, and head online to challenge other Steam players in your quest for world domination throughout the ages. Originally developed by Ensemble Studios and re imagined in high definition by Hidden Path Entertainment, Microsoft Studios is proud to bring Age of Empires II: HD Edition to Steam!
Age Of Empires II: HD System Requirements
7 Mar 2013 - Specs reviewed

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Win Xp 32
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 1.3GHz / AMD Athlon MP
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon X1300 256MB or NVIDIA GeForce 6200
  • System Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Storage: 2 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card
 

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Win Vista 32
  • Processor: Intel Celeron E1200 Dual-Core 1.6GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 3600+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 4350 or NVIDIA GeForce 6600 GT
  • System Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Storage: 2 GB Hard drive space
PC System Analysis For Age Of Empires II: HD Requirements
Age Of Empires II: HD requires at least a Radeon HD 4350 or GeForce 6600 GT to meet recommended requirements running on high graphics setting, with 1080p resolution. This hardware should achieve 60FPS. System memory required for Age Of Empires II: HD is 2 GB performance memory. Make sure your GPU can run DirectX 9 or Age Of Empires II: HD won’t run. Recommended needs around a 17 year old PC to run.
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Age Of Empires II: HD PC Release Date:

9 Apr 2013

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The reason I bought this game is because it is optimized for windows 7. AOE 2 has graphic glitches on windows 7

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Turn off the "Explorer.exe" in the Task-Manager while playing.
You can start it later again, when you stop playing.

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This game goes incredibly laggy after some population !! Does anyone have a solution? I don't even think or consider my rig is not powerful enough :DD

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IKR. You got a nice rig right there so I guess the problem really is, lack of optimization. And I also can't believe they didn't add a resolution change menu. Waste of money, just copy-paste and add HD at the end of the tittle.

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Yeah, it's true. The game is too demanding for an 2D game …

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I dunno man, I haven't noticed anything on my rig and it's way weaker than yours. Maybe I haven't been building big enough armies :D

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If there's no population limit in HD version, i'll buy it

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But the game isn't that interesting

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Maybe--but it's classic and make me remember those good old days, lumberjack, robinhood, blackdeath…………lol

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I also love this game though :D

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hey this runs on my grandpas pc hes specs are
a8 5500
4 gb ram at 1333mhz
a8 comes with 7560d
1 terrabtye hard drive
windows 7 64 bit
this pc is from aldis here in australia :P

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You dont say…..maybe everyone can run this game :D

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Very poor game. Same as previous Age of empire II. Don't waste your money.

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Anyway i am downloading them from internet so i'll check it out

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will i run this game ? on what settings /

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I think you will be able to play this game on Medium settings. :D

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this games is poorly optimized to me and some other people. I tend to get uneven fps and such with hardly any units at time :( plz Microsoft fix this for everyone!

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I can play on max at 9500FPS according to fraps.

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If you can play this game with this FPS what about my rig LOL :D

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Guess he's lying, or he's talking 'bout the old one …

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can i play this maxed out? fps? :3

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easily buddy… the game isnt demanding at all u r good to go.. enjoy

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thanks

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so funny how they "Remade" this game,they put unnoticable diffrences in graphic and moving water, before it wasn't moving but in AoE 1 it is which was strange put bigger population limit,and now they are selling this game like its something new xd,they could just realease patch to fix all stuff

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really poor remake…they only thing that is changed is water, other is all same, and ciliffs look diffrent but in bad way

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WTF!!
Are you sure about this??

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Let's not forget that a cool upgrade would be the Steam workshop and achievements. Animations are also amped up. I think this is a nice re-make. Yes, could have been better but it doesn't need to be. AOE2 is a great game nonetheless.

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can someone tell me why i cant log in Game debate? i tried to log in on my PC but when i click that button on top right corner (Login button) nothing happens,like i didn't clicked it,and now i tried to log in on PC that i have in other room, and it works…really strange,it worked normally before

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that happens to me too on my google chrome so now i use opera it works great… try opera browser, download here if u want
http://www.filehippo.com/download_opera/

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