The Definitive Editions of Age of Empires parts 1, 2 and 3 come to Steam. The game cross platform can also be played between the Microsoft Store and Steam. When the game will be released is not yet known, although the developer indicates that more information will follow soon.
The Definitive Editions of Age of Empires are updated versions of the original. HD remakes of the game were also released earlier. The improvements between the HD remake and Definitive Edition are in a better soundtrack, better graphics, and minor gameplay adjustments. Earlier information about a Definitive Edition of Age of Empires II leaked out.
The updated editions, part of which was released last year, will all come to Steam on a date to be announced shortly. The game series supports crossplay . That means that players can play the game together via both the Microsoft Store and Steam.