​​​​​​​New war strategy game offers original way to experience Age of Empires brand for mobile players this year 

The historical, genre-defining strategy game Age of Empires comes to mobile later this year from TiMi Studio Group (Call of Duty MobilePokemon Unite) and World’s Edge, an Xbox Games Studio, and the development team behind the Age of Empires franchise. 

The first details for the free-to-play Age of Empires Mobile were introduced during a broadcast showcase event, Age of Empires: New Year, New Age. TiMi and World’s Edge begin testing soon. Pre-register on the App Store and Google Play in North America, South America, Europe, MENA and Southeast Asia to remain up-to-date on playtests and the official launch later this year. For more information on which countries and regions will be testing first, check the Age of Empires Mobile website.

Earnest Yuen, Senior Director of Production at World’s Edge said, “We’re excited for even more players around the world to experience the magic of Age of Empires with the upcoming launch of Age of Empires Mobile. Combining the strategy games expertise and rich heritage of World’s Edge with TiMi’s excellence in mobile gaming, we’re building a brand-new way for players around the world to join the Age of Empires universe.”

Age of Empires Mobile is a new chapter for the illustrious franchise, customised for mobile play with a broad array of exciting elements from the existing series, as well as new features to assure strategic, simulated battles across a variety of modes: 

  • Discover the charm of the original PC series with its fast combat and base building as well as elements of real-time strategy gameplay 
  • Engaging multiplayer action including all-new epic siege battle gameplay that unites global players and forges rivalry among others 
  • Introduce mobile players to some of the series’ most popular components, such as empire-building and strategic battles on a huge, persistent battlefield and 1-on-1, player-versus-player combat 
  • Build teams from dozens of historical and legendary leaders, including King Arthur, Joan of Arc, Julius Caesar, Leonidas I, and the Queen of Sheba, each featuring their own talents and identifying how to synergize them for emergent PvP and PvE play  

TiMi, a subsidiary of Tencent Games, is a veteran team that is motivated to bring AAA experiences to mobile. TiMi, the team behind legendary mobile titles like Call of Duty Mobile and Pokemon Unite, has partnered with World’s Edge to bring the very best mobile Age of Empires experience for players around the world. 

“We grew up playing Age of Empires on our PCs and believe we can offer a new but similarly exciting experience for mobile players with Age of Empires Mobile,” said Brayden Fan, a general manager for TiMi Studio Group. “Players all over the world can build massive empires, form alliances, and fight against each other to prove who is the best.”