Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties is the second expansion pack for the massively popular Age of Empires III, from Ensemble Studios and Microsoft Game Studios. Engaging gamers of all ages and types in epic warfare in the Eastern world, Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties will lead Japanese, Chinese and Indian civilizations to expand their empires.
Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties is the latest installment in the award-winning Age of Empires franchise, developed collaboratively by Big Huge Games and Ensemble Studios for the Games for Windows platform.
- Playable Asian civilizations. Lead one of three unique Asian civilizations â€” Japan, China and India â€” to expand their empires and fight for control in the Eastern world. Each Asian civilization, led by powerful leaders, will have unique groups, armies and wonders, as well as buildings that reflect the cultureâ€™s architectural style.
- New gameplay elements. Extending upon the innovative gameplay of Age of Empires III, Age of Empires: The Asian Dynasties will introduce new ways of winning and trading, random map styles that feature remixes of classic Age of Empires game styles, and 15 new Asian Wonders.
- Exciting new single-player campaign. Returning to the historical, civilization-based single-player campaigns, Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties will offer gamers who enjoy the solo experience a chance to engage in strategic combat with Japan, China or India through several engrossing scenarios.
- Expanding upon a successful formula. Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties is the second expansion pack for the massively popular Age of Empires III, one of the fastest-selling titles in the franchise history, leading and innovating the RTS genre through exciting and revolutionary gameplay features.
- Games for Windows franchise. This second expansion pack will also ship as a Games for Windows title with easier installation, reliability standards and support for key features of Windows VistaÂ®, including the Games Explorer and Parental Controls.
- Requires Age of Empires III to play
- MicrosoftÂ® WindowsÂ® XP or higher
- PC with 1.4 GHz equivalent or higher processor
- 256 MB of system RAM
- 2 GB available hard disk space
- 64 MB 3D video card with support for hardware transformation and lighting
- 56K dial-up Internet access or LAN for multiplayer
- Sound card, speakers or headphones required for audio
- Microsoft Mouse or compatible pointing device