Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition- Lord of the West expansion pack is available for pre-order
Age of Empires II: Definite Edition is all set to get it's first expansion pack next year on January 26. Pre-orders for the Age of Empires II: Definite Edition- Lords of the West expansion pack are live on Steam and the Windows store.
The Lords of the West expansion pack features two new civilizations that will be added to the game along with 3 new campaigns and 16 new achievements for players. Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition was first launched in November 2019 and it is a better, graphically enhanced version of the popular strategy game- Age of Empires II.
Two new civilizations
The biggest feature this expansion pack brings is 2 new civilizations - Burgundians which will be a cavalry civilization and Sicilians which will be an infantry civilization.
The Burgundese are a powerful civilization thanks to their economic might and use of advanced military technology and tactics. Their unique unit is the Coustillier and the Flemish Militia which is a heavy infantry unit who has a bonus against cavalry units and it can only be obtained via the unique Burgundian technology- Flemish Revolution. Other unique technology that they have is Burgundian Vineyards which convert all food into gold at a 2:1 ratio.
A civilization with a rich, diverse culture, Sicilians are considered to be one of the most coveted kingdoms in medieval Europe. Their unique unit is Serjeant which is an Infantry unit used to construct Donjons which is a Sicilian unique building where units can garrison for protection. Their unique technologies are First Crusade where a Town Center spawns a one-time group of 7 Serjeants and Scutage where each team member receives a one-time payment of 15 gold for each military unit that they own.
Three new campaigns and 16 new achievements
The Lords of the West expansion pack feature three campaigns. This gives players more content and an opportunity to dive into the past and learn about history in a fun, exciting way.
The Grand Dukes of the West
The Lords of the West expansion pack also features 16 new achievements with different points for each achievement. Lords of the West expansion pack is available for pre-order and will be officially launched on January 26th, 2021.