Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition October 12 Update Patch Notes

Xbox Game Studios has just deployed Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition October 12 Update and we have the complete patch notes for your reading pleasure. The update brings in changes, improvements, new maps and war chief skins as well.

The update is available on all supported platforms. You can find all the relevant information for Age of Empires III Definitive Edition Patch Notes: October 12 Update down below. We still don’t have the file size for the update just yet.

Age of Empires III Definitive Edition Patch Notes: October 12 Update

Here are the complete patch notes for Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition October 12 Update coming out on all supported platforms:

Hello, voyagers! We have another exciting update for Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition!

There are lots of fantastic changes, improvements, new maps, and even some fun new unlockable warchief skins coming with today’s patch.

While there are plenty of notable fixes and features to look forward to in today’s build, here are some of the big highlights coming with this month’s update:

  • Age of Empires III: DE Anniversary event
  • Additional Inca Homecity customizations
  • Unlockable Inca Warchief skins
  • 6 NEW Inca Cards
  • Tons of Inca gameplay improvements and balance tweaks
  • 2 New South American Maps and 1 New African Map
  • 73 Large Maps
  • Brought back the legacy Inca Settlements as Quechua Settlements
  • Updated Settlement spawns on South American Maps

Thank you for sharing in yet another major milestone for Age of Empires with us! We hope you enjoy all the changes and look forward to sharing in all the adventures yet to come!

—The Age of Empires Team

Remember that you’ll need to update your game in the Microsoft Store:

  • Open the Microsoft Store.
  • Click the [ ∙ ∙ ∙ ] symbol next to your profile picture.
  • Select Downloads and updates.
  • Press the Get updates button to automatically detect, download, and install the latest changes to your game!
  • Open the game. The title screen should show you on Build 47581

If you are unable to launch the game after downloading the update, make sure you add (or re-add) the Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition client or folder as an exception to your firewall and antivirus program.

That’s it; you’re ready to play!Download on STEAMRemember that you’ll need to update your game in Steam:

  • Open Steam.
  • Click on Library to see your games list.
  • Click Downloads at the bottom of the Library window.
  • [If the new build does not download automatically,] click the Download Now button to manually download the new update.
  • Open the game. The title screen should show you on Build 47581

That’s it; you’re ready to play!

Please note that custom mods may not be compatible with the latest game update. If you are experiencing issues launching or playing the game after downloading the new build, try disabling your installed mods before trying again.

Still having trouble? Visit our support site!

BUILD SPOTLIGHT

New Cards

3 Villagers (I)
“Ships 3 Villagers.”This card is accompanied by a package of Inca gameplay improvements and balance tweaks (read on for details!)
INF 2 Villagers (I)
“Ships 2 Villagers.”Can be sent infinite times
5 Villagers (II)
“Ships 5 Villagers.”Ships 5 Villagers
Wamani (II)
“Ships 2 Kallanka Travois and enables Kallanka warriors to be trained early.”Ships 2 Kallanka TravoisEnables Kallankas, Bolas Warriors, Huaracas and Macemen to be trained in the Commerce Age (with age 2 stats)
Autarky (III)
“Kancha Houses can also be toggled to produce Wood instead of Food.”Adds a Food and Wood toggle, so that the desired resource can be chosenWood and Food are produced at the same rate (0.6 resources per second) and both are improved by the Chicha Brewing card
5 Macemen (III)
“Ships 5 Macemen.”Costs 500 food to send
INF 6 Huaracas (III)
“Ships 6 Huaracas.”Can be sent infinite times

The Anniversary Event

October 12 – October 26

Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition is celebrating its anniversary with an all new and unique event!

While this event is active, everyone will be able to play. We’re including a fun group of challenges specific to celebrate alongside some super cool rewards:

New Rewards!

Starting TODAY through October 26th, complete the in-game tasks within the time limit to unlock exclusive rewards!

Day ~🎯 Sign in to Xbox Live.
🏆 Unlocks the Xbox-themed Andytruck with wrapped presents profile icon.
Day 1🔒 Unwrap 5000 presents from the resource crates.(collect 5000 resources from food, wood or coin collectively)
🏆 Profile Icon Unlock – Elisabet Ramsey and Amelia Black in birthday hats and blowing birthday party horns.
Day 2🔒 Win a single player Skirmish or Multiplayer Game as the Americans or British.
🏆 Profile Icon Unlock – George Crushington blowing out a birthday candle on a slice of cake.
Day 3🔒 Train 50 Artillery units from either the Artillery Foundry, Fort, Siege Workshop or Palace.
🧱 Mod Unlock – Birthday cake cannonball mod.
Day 4🔒 Deal 2000 damage using the Hand Mortar as the Chinese.
🏆 Profile Icon Unlock – Hand mortar holding an anniversary birthday cake.
Day 5🔒 Win a single player Skirmish or Multiplayer Game as the Incas.
🏆 Unlock Customization – 2 Inca Explorer Customizations.

Keep it Forever!

Remember: if you sign in to Xbox Live at any point during the event, you get to keep all the mods and profile icons you unlock! Sign in, earn your rewards, and enjoy!

—The Age of Empires Team


If you’d like to read more game updates and news, check out our Patch Notes section.

Source: Xbox Game Studios

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